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Steven Andrew Johnson, American neuroscientist, researcher. Achievements include contributions to the knowledge of the molecular pathology and etiologic mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia. Research grantee National Institutes of Health, 1991, 92, Alzheimer Association, 1988.


Johnson, Steven Andrew was born on November 14, 1951 in Tacoma, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Ernest Andrew and Mary Louise (Johnson) Johnson.


Bachelor of Science, Oregon State University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1980.


Research associate, California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1980-1984;senior research associate, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1984-1989;assistant professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1989-1994;director biological science, Cortex Pharmaceuticals, Irvine, California, since 1994. Special reviewer National Institutes of Health Grant Review Committee, Bethesda, Maryland., 1993, 94, 95.


Member Booster Club, Newport Harbor High School, Newport Beach, California, since 1994. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for Neurosci., International Brain Research Organization, Gerontological Society of America.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, woodworking, reading, sports.


Married Donna Lynn Wilson, November 8, 1990. Children: Sky, Taylor.