Luke Johnson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Luke Johnson’s research program is the Micro Anatomy of Fear and Stress. He investigates the micro circuitry of the amygdala and its encoding of fear memory. He gained his PhD from Oxford University, UK. He did postdoctoral training at Yale and at NYU with Dr Joseph LeDoux. He is currently Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, and a Scientist at the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS), at the Uniformed Services University (USU) in Bethesda, MD. USA.