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Keira Johnston, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

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Keira Johnston, PhD


Dr. Keira Johnston is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Huckins Lab, Department of Psychiatry. She received her BSc & MSc degrees from the University of Edinburgh in 2015 and 2016, and her PhD from the University of Glasgow in 2021. Dr. Johnston's research area of focus is the study of chronic pain as a complex disease trait.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2022)
  • PhD
    University of Glasgow (2021)
  • MSc
    University of Edinburgh, Quantitative Genetics and Genome Analysis (2016)
  • BSc (Hon)
    University of Edinburgh, Biological Sciences (Evolutionary Biology) (2015)