Dr Young is the co-clinical leader at Wellington Hospital ICU. He is an active member of the Australian and New Zealand ICU research community. His primary interest is in the design and conduct of large-scale clinical trials in the field of Intensive Care Medicine. He is an Associate Editor for Critical Care and Resuscitation (the highest impact journal in the field of intensive care medicine outside the USA and Europe). In the past five years he has published five papers in the NEJM, two papers in JAMA, and a paper in the Lancet. He is involved in research collaborations with scientists from Australia, the UK, Canada, the USA, Italy, Scandinavia, and Brazil.