Michael Young, PhD - 2022 World Medical Innovation Forum

Michael Young, PhD

Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for Retinal Regeneration, Associate Scientist, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Mass Eye and Ear

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Co-Director, Ocular Regenerative Medicine Institute, HMS

Michael Young, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Associate Scientist at the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear, received his BS degree in behavioral neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989 and his PhD in anatomy/neuroscience from the University of Cambridge in 1995. A postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute of Ophthalmology, University College, and London in 1995 was followed by a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. In 1998, Young joined the Schepens Eye Research Institute as an Investigator. He was appointed the Director of the Minda deGunzburg Center for Ocular Regeneration. In 2008, he was promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School. He is Co-director of the Ocular Regenerative Medicine Institute at MEE/HMS.