A black and white portrait of neuroanatomist M. Wharton Young. He is seated with a model of a human brain and a drawing of a human head behind him on a chalkboard.

M. Wharton Young was a neuroanatomist whose primary research was in the fields of baldness and deafness and who also did research on the anatomical basis of glaucoma. A Fulbright scholar, professor, and visiting lecturer, he served as chairman of the Ninth International Congress of Anatomists in Leningrad, Russia, in 1970. Dr. Young received the U.S. Department of Defense’s Pentagon Award for his research on the mechanics of blast injuries.

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Biography of M. Wharton Young from Park View, D.C.

Birth - Death

1904 - 1986