William L. Young

William L. Young, MD, 1953-2013

Former Founder and Director, UCSF Center for Cerebrovascular Research
Former James P. Livingston Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
Former Professor of Neurological Surgery and Neurology


Education and Training

  • A.B.: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • M.D.: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Internship: Bridgeport Hospital/Yale University, School of Medicine, Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Residency: New York University Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, New York, Department of Anesthesiology, Resident in Anesthesiology
  • Fellowship: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Anesthesiology (Fellow in Neuroanesthesia, Richard S. Matteo, MD, mentor)
  • Fellowship: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Physiology, Division of Circulatory Physiology and Biophysics, (Post-doctoral Fellow in Physiology, Shu Chien, MD, mentor)

Research Interests

  • Integrative physiology of the cerebral circulation with special reference to cerebral vascular malformations and occlusive cerebrovascular disease
  • Clinical and genetic risk stratification for brain vascular malformations
  • Angiogenesis-related aspects of cerebral hemorrhagic disease and ischemic brain injury
  • Clinical physiology of systemic and cerebral circulatory manipulation during neuroanesthetic management
  • Computational modeling of the cerebral circulation

Related Neuroscience Topics


Selected Publications

PubMed Listing
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