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Neal Young, MD

Position / Title: 
Senior Investigator
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - National Institutes of Health
Primary Disease Area of Focus: 
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)
  • Pediatric
Other Disease Area(s) of Focus: 
Telomere Biology Disorders, Fanconi, Diamond-Blackfan anemia

Neal Young received a A.B. cum laude from Harvard College in 1967 and his M.D. in 1971 from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He did post-graduate medical training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Barnes Hospital at Washington University in St. Louis before joining the NHLBI in 1981. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians and has accrued many academic honors. His efforts as a US Government employee were recognized with Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal in Science and the Environment. Dr. Young has authored over 280 original scientific and medical articles in peer reviewed journals and more than 160 reviews and book chapters. He also is author or editor of 10 medical and scientific books, including a new textbook of hematology. Dr. Young is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, American Association of Physicians, American Federation for Clinical Research, American Society of Hematology, and International Society for Experimental Hematology. He is co-inventor on 7 patents concerning B19 parvovirus. Dr. Young’s trainees head departments of hematology worldwide. He has lectured and published prolifically in hematology. He led a novel training program in Vietnam that transformed that country’s approach to blood diseases. He now heads a successful new trans-NIH initiative in human immunology.

Practice Location: 
Bethesda , MD 20814 ,
Physician Status: 
  • accepting new patients