Clinician, Researcher, Public Health Scientist and Advocate for Patients

David S. Younger MD MPH MS

David S. Younger MD

 

David S. Younger MD  specializes in Neuromuscular Diseases and Neuro-Epidemiology. For the past three decades, his work has focused on disorders triggered by infection and autoimmunity.  Dr. David Younger is a highly trained neurologist and public health authority, and an expert in the use of immunotherapy to treat specialized childhood and adult neurologic disorders. He has authored several books, and over 250 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and abstracts. DAVID S. YOUNGER MD is based in NYC
Dr. David S. Younger has been recognized by Neuropathy Commons for his national stature in the field of peripheral neuropathy.  LEARN MORE

And for the unique resources he brings to his patients with neurological Lyme disease.  EXPLORE

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Upcoming Books

Latest Articles

Upcoming publications

The Autoimmune Brain A Five-Step Plan for Treating Chronic Pain, Depression, Anxiety, Fatigue and Attention Disorders by David S. Younger

The Autoimmune Brain A Five-Step Plan for Treating Chronic Pain, Depression, Anxiety, Fatigue and Attention Disorders by David S. Younger

Latest publications

The Vasculitides Volumes 1 and 2; Second Edition, 2019, Edited by David S. Younger

 

The Science of Medical Cannabis, 2018, by David S. Younger

The Science of Medical Cannabis

Human Lyme Neuroborreliosis, 2015, by David S. Younger

Human Lyme Neuroborreliosis

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November 11 2019
David S. Younger
Serial PET/MRI was used to diagnose Lyme encephalopathy and GAD65 autoimmune encephalitis. See my recently published article and upcoming book, The Autoimmune Brain. https://t.co/RG3QguvVU0
November 11 2019
David S. Younger
Common neurotransmitters are serotonin, dopamine, histamine, epinephrine, acetylcholine and norepinephrine, each paired with a receptor. Their balanced flow is disturbed in disease states.
November 08 2019
David S. Younger
Little is known about inflammation in childhood but one researcher finds that it can impact later health. The triad of infection, immunity, and inflammation that leads to altered immunity helps explain this mystery.
November 03 2019
David S. Younger
Join me at the launch of my new book, The Autoimmune Brain, at Barnes and Noble's Upper West Side bookstore. I will be there meeting, greeting, and reading from it. Broadway and 82nd Street on November 11, 2019 at 7 pm. https://t.co/hbrifZUwIx
October 25 2019
David S. Younger
Inducing host protective immunity is the goal of immunization strategies to prevent flu epidemics. However, vaccinating untreated autoimmune patients can lead to immunization side effects. Read more in the attached article. https://t.co/kNnIoFRAUs
October 10 2019
David S. Younger
Little is known about inflammation in childhood but one researcher finds that it can impact later health. The triad of infection, immunity, and inflammation that leads to altered immunity helps explain this mystery. Read more in the attached article. https://t.co/cREZN6csoY