Aaron William Young, PhD

Assistant Professor, Physiology & Biophysics

Aaron Young
617.358.8480
700 Albany Street, Rm. W408B

Biography

Dr. Young is the Co-Director of the integrated first-year Principles Integrating Science and Medicine (PrISM) curriculum for the Boston University School of Medicine MD Program (https://www.bumc.bu.edu/busm/), involving leadership and administration for all foundational basic sciences. He is also the Module Director for the Respiratory System module of PrISM, as well as Course Director of Physician Assistant Physiology for the Boston University School of Medicine – Graduate Medical Sciences Physician Assistant Program (https://www.bu.edu/paprogram/).

Dr. Young is also primarily involved in physiology, endocrinology, and neuroscience education for:
• Boston University School of Medicine MD Program (https://www.bumc.bu.edu/busm/)
• Boston University School of Medicine – Graduate Medical Sciences Masters of Medical Science Program (http://www.bumc.bu.edu/gms/mams/)
• Boston University School of Medicine – Graduate Medical Sciences Physician Assistant Program (https://www.bu.edu/paprogram/)
• Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine DMD Program (http://www.bu.edu/dental/)

He also serves as a Thesis Advisor (First or Second Reader) for the Boston University School of Medicine – Graduate Medical Sciences Masters of Medical Science Program and the Boston University School of Medicine – Graduate Medical Sciences Physician Assistant Program.

Dr. Young’s interests include being heavily involved in the design and development of medical school curriculum, utilization of clinical cases in foundational basic science education, and the integration of teaching and technology. His previous research experience has centered on respiratory, cardiovascular, and exercise physiology in a clinical setting with human subjects.

Education

  • McMaster University, PhD
  • University of Western Ontario, BMedSc

Classes Taught

  • DMD MD514
  • GMS PH730
  • GMS PH731
  • GMS PS702
  • MED MS141 M2
  • MED MS144 M1
  • MED MS145 M1
  • MED MS145 M2
  • MED MS145 M3
  • MED MS146 M1
  • MED MS146 M2

Publications

  • Published on 4/22/2018

    Edgar B. Herwick III. Why Does A 75-Degree House Feel Cold In The Summer And Hot In The Winter?. WGBH. Boston. 2018.

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  • Published on 4/10/2014

    Scott JA, Duongh M, Young AW, Subbarao P, Gauvreau GM, Grasemann H. Asymmetric dimethylarginine in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (ADMA in COPD). Int J Mol Sci. 2014 Apr 10; 15(4):6062-71. PMID: 24727374.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2011

    Aaron W. Young. ANTICHOLINERGIC THERAPY IN CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE: NOVEL MECHANISMS OF ACTION. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 2011.

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  • Published on 1/1/2010

    AW Young, M Duong, G Gauvreau, KJ Killian. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. Vital Capacity Prediction Equations Fail To Conform To Biological Reality. 2010; 181:A3652.

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  • Published on 1/1/2009

    AW Young, M Duong, G Gauvreau, KJ Killian. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. Dyspnea During Exercise in COPD: Change in VE vs. Change in MBC. 2009; 179:A2036.

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  • Published on 1/1/2008

    AW Young, M Duong, G Gauvreau, KJ Killian. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. Cardiovascular Responses During Exercise in COPD. 2008; 177:A998.

  • Published on 1/1/2007

    AW Young, KJ Killian, J Kane, M Duong, G Obminski, G Gauvreau. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. Characterizing non-invasive measurements of cardiac output during exercise. 2007; 175:A770.

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