Dr. Johnson & Dr. Ledford standing outside
NC Rivals Bond Over Their Kindergarten-Bound Daughters And End Up Transforming The Field of Respiratory Disease Biology
Though trained at rival institutions, Drs. Julie Ledford and Michael Johnson formed a friendship over a mutual love of science and their daughters that has led to an RO1 grant and recent publication. Combining their expertise and techniques, they aspire to determine how the presence of a lung protein in the blood mediates respiratory disease.