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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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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June 23 2019
David S. Younger
Medical cannabis, combining THC and CBD, stimulates receptors and neurotransmitters in the brain and immune system to reduce pain and inflammation. Read more here. https://t.co/uVE06VyMd8 https://t.co/4Nz4LYlMHy https://t.co/9zdmQcizBR
June 19 2019
David S. Younger
The triad of infection, immunity, and inflammation or “I-cubed” explains that many medical, neurologic, and neuropsychiatric disorders are due to post-infectious autoimmunity. Read more in my new book and attached article. https://t.co/dTyiJvjZ1U https://t.co/4Nz4LYlMHy
June 14 2019
David S. Younger
Autoimmune encephalitis is a neuropsychiatric condition associated with serum and cerebrospinal autoantibodies to intracellular (GAD65) and surface (NMDA, VGKC) neuronal receptors of the hippocampus. Read more in my forthcoming book, The Autoimmune Brain. https://t.co/4Nz4LYlMHy https://t.co/RGBESHQLVX
June 10 2019
David S. Younger
Host immunity to ‘Borrelia burgdorferi’ contributes to the serologic and neuropathological findings of Lyme disease. Read about the role of immunotherapy in my upcoming book, The Autoimmune Brain. https://t.co/4Nz4LYlMHy https://t.co/CdbrGmNwS0 https://t.co/xkmtzdsL96
June 10 2019
David S. Younger
Newborns have more brain cells than in any other time of life. Healthy development balances neurogenesis and synaptic pruning that strengthens neuronal connections. Learn more in Chapter 2 of my new book, The Autoimmune Brain. https://t.co/4Nz4LYlMHy https://t.co/B47PPUcuik
June 08 2019
David S. Younger
Hazing imposes dangerouos rituals for students seeking friends and membership in campus fraternities and sororities. It can involve drugs, alcohol, and humiliating acts. Prepare college students for the fall. Follow me on Twitter and read my new book. https://t.co/4Nz4LYlMHy https://t.co/Fv576rwevO