Theodore Johnson


Theodore Johnson


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics: Hematology/Oncology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Georgia Cancer Center

The Graduate School

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

Department of The Graduate School

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  • MD, Medicine Medical College of Georgia, 2004

  • Ph.D., Molecular Medicine. Augusta University, 2004

  • BS, Chemistry, General Georgia Institute of Technolog, 1997


  • PHY Ga Comp Med Brd, 2010

Awards & Honors

  • Recognition of “a critical advance in the field of neuroscience” and invitation to give an encore presentation American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Science Committee, AAN 2023 Annual Meeting, Platform presentation, 2023

  • Exemplary Teaching Award MCG, 2021

  • Exemplary Teaching Award MCG, 2017

  • Outstanding Young Clinical Science Faculty Award Medical College of Georgia, Faculty Senate , 2014

  • Champion Award University System of Georgia, MD/PhD Program, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PEDS 5000

    Basic Clkshp in PEDS
  • PEDS 5009

    Pediatric Sub-I
  • RPED 5002

    Pediatrics General
  • PEDS 5036

    Peds Sub-Specialties Extn.


Selected Recent Publications

  • Inhibition of the BTK-IDO-mTOR axis promotes differentiation of monocyte-lineage dendritic cells and enhances anti-tumor T cell immunity, 2021
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Etoposide selectively ablates activated T cells to control the immunoregulatory disorder hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • “NIH-sponsored Diversity Special Interest Group (SIG) Travel Awards at the 2014 ASPHO Annual Meeting”. , 2014
  • NOV C-ter: A novel preclinical anti-angiogenic agent., 2014
  • “Resources for Promoting Diversity Initiatives”. , 2014