#45681 Overall Influence

Anne B. Young

American neuroscientist


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From Wikipedia

Anne Buckingham Young is an American physician and neuroscientist who has made major contributions to the study of neurodegenerative diseases, with a focus on movement disorders like Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease. Young completed her undergraduate studies at Vassar College and earned a dual MD/PhD from Johns Hopkins Medical School. She has held faculty positions at University of Michigan and Harvard University. She became the first female chief of service at Massachusetts General Hospital when she was appointed Chief of Neurology in 1991. She retired from this role and from clinical service in 2012. She is a member of many academic societies and has won numerous awards. Young is also the only person to have been president of both the international Society for Neuroscience and the American Neurological Association.

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Massachusetts General Hospital

Teaching hospital in Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Vassar College

Private, coeducational liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States

University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

University of California, San Francisco


Johns Hopkins University

University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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