MACON, GA, November 16, 2017 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Henry E. Young, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Young celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A world-renowned embryologist and tenured professor of anatomy Dr. Young has spent the bulk of his academic career at Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA. After teaching for a year as an instructor of biochemistry at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, he was then hired as an assistant professor of anatomy at Mercer in 1988. He served as an assistant professor of anatomy from 1988 to 1994, an assistant professor of surgery from 1988 to 1994, a tenured associate professor of anatomy from 1995 to 2003, an associate professor of pediatrics from 1995 to 2003, a tenured professor of anatomy from 2004 to 2016, a professor of pediatrics from 2004 to 2012, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology from 2008 to 2012, and a professor of anesthesiology from 2008 to 2012.
Dr. Young earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1974 from Ohio State University, A Master of Science in Zoology in 1977 at the University of Arkansas, and a PhD in Anatomy in 1983 at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in carbohydrate biochemistry with the Muscular Dystrophy Association of America between 1983 and 1985 as well as a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellowship in developmental biology and carbohydrate biochemistry between 1985 and 1987, both at Case Western University.
During his research career Dr. Young was a part-time research scientist with Dragonfly Foundation for Research and Development from 1976 to 2016, stem cell and bioactive factor consultant to Advanced Tissue Sciences from 1988 to 1990, stem cell and bioactive factor consultant to Amgen from 1988 to 1990, stem cell and bioactive factor consultant to Sigma Chemical Company from 1988 to 1990, stem cell and bioactive factor consultant to Calbiochem from 1988 to 1990, stem cell and bioactive factor consultant to Genetics Institute from 1988 to 1990; stem cell and bioactive factor consultant to Proctor & Gamble from 1988 to 1991, co-scientific founder and consultant to MorphoGen Pharmaceuticals Inc. from 1994 to 2004; stem cell consultant to CYBIOS from 2004 to 2009; scientific founder and consultant to Moraga Biotechnology Corporation from 2004 to 2010; stem cell consultant with Henry E Young PhD Regeneration Technologies LLC from 2010 to the present; stem cell consultant to Athersys from 2010 to the present; stem cell consultant to SiriCell Technologies from 2013 to the present; scientific founder and consultant to Chrysallis Medicine LLC from 2016 to the present; stem cell consultant to Capstone Management Company from 2016 to the present; and Chief Science Officer for Dragonfly Foundation for Research and Development from 2016 to the present. Some of Dr. Young's discoveries include anti-scarring agent, skeletal muscle morphogenetic protein, other tissue specific morphogenetic proteins, mesodermal stem cells (MesoSCs), germ layer lineage stem cells (GLSCs), pluripotent stem cells (PSCs), totipotent stem cells (TSCs), and 14 major endogenous adult stem cells and their respective 13 transitional stem cells within the body.
A senior fellow of New Westminster College, where he is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence, Dr. Young is also a member of Gold Humanism Honor Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Cellular Medicine Society, International Society for Stem Cell Research, Advances in Stem Cell Discoveries Society, Regenerative Medicine Forum, Foundation of Accreditation for Cellular Therapy, ResearchGate and LinkedIn. His stem cell research was profiled on All Things Considered with National Public Radio. He has authored dozens of papers throughout his career and has been the recipient of several awards, including a 2009 International Einstein Iconic Achievement Award, a 2005 Humanism in Medicine Award by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, a 1997 Gender Equity Award by the American Medical Women's Association, and a 1993 International Certificate of Merit. Mercer University School of Medicine also honored him with two Hooding Awards for Excellence in Medical Education and Biomedical Research in 1993 and 1994. He has been highlighted in every edition of Who's Who in America since 1988 and in every edition of Who's Who in the South and Southeast since 2001, as well as a host of editions of Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare and Who's Who in Science and Engineering.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Henry E. Young, PhD has been featured on the Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.Itachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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