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Ian Johnson is Professor of Anatomy at Macquarie University, Sydney and was previously head of Anatomy and Pathology at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. He obtained his Ph.D .from the Institute of Neurology (UCL), London and undertook postdoctoral work on facial nerve injury at the Max Planck Institute, Munich. His research focuses on the effects of ageing on the survival of neurones. He also evaluates the effectiveness of innovation in learning human anatomy.

Education/Academic qualification

Neuroanatomy, Ph.D., University College London

Anatomy, B.Sc.hons, University of Birmingham

External positions

Affiliate Associate Professor, The University of Adelaide

2018 → …

Senior Research Fellow, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute

2017 → …

Visiting Professor, Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute Deemed University

2017 → …

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Research Outputs

Traditional lectures or visuospatial learning: which one gives best learning outcomes in first year anatomy?

Branson, T. M., Johnson, I. P. & Ricci, M., Mar 2020, In : Clinical Anatomy. 33, 2, p. E60 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

You can take a horse to water: reflections on the effectiveness of a teaching development programme for research-focussed staff

Johnson, I. & Collins, L., 2019, Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education. Sydney: The University of Sydney, p. 49 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstract

Evaluation of the utility of teaching joint relocations using cadaveric specimens

Au, J., Palmer, E., Johnson, I. & Chehade, M., 20 Mar 2018, In : BMC Medical Education. 18, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., 41.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
  • Neuroprotective effect of acute prior inflammation with lipopolysaccharide for adult male rat facial motoneurones

    Katharesan, V., Deery, S. & Johnson, I. P., 1 Oct 2018, In : Brain Research. 1696, p. 56-62 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle