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Dr Chris JohnsonDr Chris Johnson

Consultant Cambridge Centre for Lung Infection

Contact Details
Switchboard 01480 830541
Fax 01480 831315

Lynn Manfroi
Tel 01480 364122
Email lynn.manfroi@nhs.net

Respiratory Medicine (Adults); General Internal Medicine (Adults)

Specialist Clinical Interests
• Cystic Fibrosis
• Bronchiectasis
• Asthma / COPD with infection
• Complex lung infection (including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Non Tuberculous Mycobacteria and Aspergillus)
• Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
• Immunodeficiency

Research Interests
Immunogenetics of airways diseases
• Genetics of non-CF bronchiectasis
• The Major Histocompatibility and Leucocyte Receptor Complexes and their role in human disease

Professional Profile

Education and Training
• 1997 BA University of Cambridge
• 2000 BM BCh University of Oxford
• 2001 MA University of Cambridge
• 2004 MRCP UK (London)
• 2005 Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellowship
• 2012 CCST in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies and university posts
• Member, British Thoracic Society
• Member, European Respiratory Society
• Member, Royal College of Physicians of London

Recent and Important Publications
Jiang W, Johnson C, Jayaraman J, Trowsdale J, Traherne JA. (2012). Extensive diversity of human innate immune genes revealed by typing for copy number variation. Genome Research, 22(10), 1845-1854.

Fisher SA, Tremelling M, Anderson CA, Gwilliam R, Bumpstead S, Prescott NJ, Nimmo ER, Massey D, Berzuini C, Johnson C, Barrett JC, Cummings FR, Drummond H, Lees CW, Onnie CM, Hanson CE, Blaszczyk K, Inouye M, Ewels P, Ravindrarajah R, Keniry A, Hunt S, Carter M, Watkins N, Ouwehand W, Lewis CM, Cardon L; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, Lobo A, Forbes A, Sanderson J, Jewell DP, Mansfield JC, Deloukas P, Mathew CG, Parkes M, Satsangi J. (2008). Genetic determinants of ulcerative colitis include the ECM1 locus and five loci implicated in Crohn's disease. Nature Genetics, 40(6), 710-712.

Johnson CM, Traherne JA, Jamieson SE, Tremelling M, Bingham S, Parkes M, Blackwell JM, Trowsdale J. (2007). Analysis of the BTNL2 truncating splice site mutation in tuberculosis, leprosy and Crohn’s disease. Tissue Antigens, 69(3), 236-241.