Lawrence Howard Young MD

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology; Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Cellular & Molecular Physiology: Graduate Program in Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine: Yale Cardiovascular Research Center | Diabetes Research Center

Research Interests

Myocardial ischemia; Metabolic adaptation to hypoxic stress; Cardio-protection; Cardiomyopathy; LKB1-AMPK pathway; Diabetes

Clinical Interests

Clinical cardiology; angina; diabetes; heart disease; valvular heart disease: HHT and heart disease


  • AB, Brown University , 1976
  • M.D., Yale University , 1980

Selected Publication

  • Li J, Qi D, Cheng H, Miller EJ, Wu X, Russell, KS, Mikush N, Zhang J, Xiao L, Sherwin RS, Young LH. Urocortin 2 autocrine/paracrine and pharmacologic effects to activate AMP-activated protein kinase in the heart. PNAS 2013; in press.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Elected Member (2009) , American Association of Physicians
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