Amy Johnson

Dr Amy Johnson

Lecturer in Biomedical Science, Medicine Health and Life Science

Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
Academic Office - 140
First Floor
Institute of Life Science 1
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

Research Links


Dr Amy Johnson is a Lecturer of Biomedical Science at Swansea University Medical School.  

Dr Johnson completed a Bsc (Hons) in Biomedical Science in 2006 and was awarded a Ph.D from Swansea University Medical School in 2011 investigating the Neuroimmune Modulation of the Circadian Clock. Dr Johnson then pursued a number of post-doctoral positions at Swansea University Medical School investigating the neuroprotective role of metabolic peptides in age-related diseases of the brain. She has strong interests in several areas of Neuroscience including Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection and Neurogenesis. A lecturer at

Dr Johnson lectures on the postgraduate Msc Biomedical Science and specialises in Cellular Pathology.  She is a fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Science.

Dr Johnson is also passionate about promoting industrial academic collaborations having spent 10 years in industry.  

Areas Of Expertise

  • Neuroimmunology
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Neuroprotection
  • Cellular Pathology

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Dr Johnson lectures on the Biomedical Science (Clinical Biochemistry/Microbiology), MSc/PGDip degree programmes. Dr Johnson’s teaching focuses on Cellular Pathology and the laboratory techniques involved in Diagnostic Histopathology. In addition Dr Johnson helps to train students on their research projects.