Hannah Johnson

MD/PhD Student, Koshy Lab, Neuroscience

Hannah graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelors in Science in 2014.  She worked as a research technician in Joshua LaBaer's lab as part of a cloning team involved in cancer biomarker research after graduation.  Hannah matriculated into the MD/PhD program at the University of Arizona in 2016, joined the Neuroscience program in 2018 and began her research in the Koshy lab in July of 2018.  Her research focuses on the molecular influence of Toxoplasma gondii on neural inflammatory pathways. 

Recent Publications


Johnson, H. J., and A. A. Koshy, "Latent Toxoplasmosis Effects on Rodents and Humans: How Much is Real and How Much is Media Hype?", mBio, vol. 11, issue 2, 2020 03 17. PMCID: PMC7078474  PMID: 32184245
Merritt, E. F., H. J. Johnson, Z. Sheen Wong, A. S. Buntzman, A. C. Conklin, C. M. Cabral, C. E. Romanoski, J. P. Boyle, and A. A. Koshy, "Transcriptional Profiling Suggests T Cells Cluster around Neurons Injected with Toxoplasma gondii Proteins.", mSphere, vol. 5, issue 5, 2020 Sep 02. PMCID: PMC7471001  PMID: 32878927