Laurance Johnston, PH.D. MBA - Laurance holds a PH.D. in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, a Masters degree in Biochemistry, as well as a Bachelors degree in Chemistry.
He is currently on the board of Directors for Paralyzed Veterans of America's (PVA) Education Foundation.
As a Consulting Scientist for Paralyzed Veterans
of America, Laurance
has published 160+ articles in disability magazines & professional journals.
has researched and written extensive information about therapies that expand the disability-healing spectrum, ranging from alternative medicine to stem cells.
has severed as a Scientific Database Director, for the Iceland Spinal Cord Injury Project: Funded by Icelandic officials to create comprehensive resource on spinal-cord-injury therapies as part of World-Health-Organization endorsed project.
has collaborated with international scientists to disseminate research findings (e.g., China, India, Portugal, Russia, etc), spoke at international conferences, and has developed international, bridge-building relationships/collaborations with scientists, politicians, & policymakers.
As a Director of Spinal Cord Research & Education Foundations, Laurance managed PVA's multimillion-dollar grant program supporting spinal-cord research/education projects, developed disability projects and policies, and organized major conferences involving White House input and featuring celebrities (e.g., Christopher Reeve, Larry King, Katie Couric).