Ken H Young
Professor of Pathology

I am a clinically-oriented diagnostic physician with clinical expertise in the pathologic diagnosis of hematologic cancers including tumors of the bone marrow, lymphoid tissue, spleen and pre-malignant hematologic conditions. Another area of interest is blood cancer classification with molecular and genetic profiling. In my research program, we focus on molecular mechanisms of tumor progression, cell-of-origin, biomarkers, and novel therapeutic strategies in lymphoma, myeloma and leukemia. In addition to patient care and translational research, medical education and scientific communication are also part of interest. Many residents, fellows, graduates and postdocs have worked and been trained in our program. We perform comprehensive clinical and research functions that include bone marrow, lymphoma pathology, clinical flow cytometry, cytogenetics, molecular diagnostics and outside services.

We provide diagnostic consultation services and relevant specialized testing for patients with various types of acute and chronic leukemia, lymphoma and benign hematologic disorders. I am specialized in the diagnosis of hematological disorders, including acute and chronic leukemias, myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloproliferative neoplasms, B and T-cell lymphomas, Hodgkin lymphoma, cutaneous and orbital lymphomas and benign bone marrow and lymph node disorders. 

Current Research Interests

    1. Molecular and Genetic Profiling in Aggressive Lymphoma 
    2. Pathologic and Molecular Classification of Lymphoma
    3. Biomarker study and Risk Stratification in Lymphoma

Office Hours

Division of Hematopathology and Department of Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center and Cancer Institute, 40 Duke Medicine Circle, Room 265M, Box 3712, Duke South, Green Zone, Durham, NC 27710. Office Phone: 1-919-668-7568

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 1-919-668-7568, 40 Medicine Circle, Durham, NC 27710
  • 40 Duke Medicine Circle, Box #3712 Duhs, Durham, NC 27710

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