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Dr Jill Johnson

Lecturer and Principal Investigator in Biosciences

School of Life & Health Sciences

Jill's current research interests focus on the role of pericytes in chronic lung disease, specifically investigating the progenitor cell capacity of these cells and their ability to contribute to the pathogenesis of tissue fibrosis. 
 
Jill’s PhD focused on the biology of allergic asthma, followed by postdoctoral fellowships at the Karolinska Institute and McGill University,then five years as a research fellow at Imperial College London. 
 
She is passionate about promoting science.
Media experience
  • Jill is available to provide comment on both written and broadcast media and is experienced in providing peer reviews for journals in the respiratory field and in general biological sciences. 
Areas of expertise
  • Chronic allergic asthma. 
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To arrange an interview contact Susi Turner, press office: 0121 204 4978 or s.j.turner@aston.ac.uk