Guy Young, MD

    Guy Young, MD

    Director, Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program, and Attending Physician; Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation at Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    • Plasma or Recombinant Products for Hemophilia? Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

      For the past half-century, plasma products have been the mainstay for the treatment of patients with hemophilia. In the 1950s, hematologists used large volumes of fresh frozen plasma to stop minor bleeds, and though the development of plasma-derived clotting factor concentrates allowed for more accurate dosing in the 1960s, the hemophilia community was devastated by [...]

    • Guy Young, MD: Hematologist, Novelist Sunday, March 1st, 2015

      Where did the inspiration for Bad Blood come from? One day during my long commute, the idea just popped into my head: what if a dead body was found and it was still bleeding after it died? Over the next six months, that and other ideas kept percolating, so I finally said to myself, “Well, [...]