Prof Paul Johnson
Director of Oxford Islet Transplant Programme and DRWF Islet Isolation Facility; Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Oxford,
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Oxford Children’s Hospital
Paul is Director of the Oxford Pancreatic Islet Transplant Programme, Professor of Paediatric Surgery at the University of Oxford, and Academic Training Programme Director for the Oxford University Clinical Academic Graduate School.He qualified in Medicine from the University of Leicester and trained in Paediatric Surgery in Oxford, Melbourne and Great Ormond Street.
His clinical interests are in paediatric surgery (general and endocrine) and islet transplantation. He leads an active research group encompassing basic, translational, and clinical research, with a research on pancreatic matrix, islet preconditioning, and islet immune-isolation. He was awarded the BAPS Peter-Paul Rickham Prize for his research in 1996 and a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1998. Paul is Chair of the NHSBT UK Islet Steering Group, Past-President of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association (IPITA), and Chair of the BAPS Research Committee.