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Jeffrey                        Yu

Jeffrey J. Yu MD, PhD

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

General Pediatrics; Pediatrics

 
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Education and Training:
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • PhD, Oral Biology, University at Buffalo (2009)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2009)
  • BA, Biology and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis (2001)
Employment:
  • Attending Physician, Division of General Pediatrics, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2012-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2009-present)
  • Research Technician, Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine (2001–2002)
Awards and Honors:
  • University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Teaching Award (2011)
  • Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS): Nominee for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation (2010)
  • University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Dean‘s Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research (2009)
  • University at Buffalo: Microbiology and Immunology Award for Excellence in Dissertation Research (2008)
  • University at Buffalo: Robert Genco Award (2007)
  • University at Buffalo: James English Research for PhD Student Award (2007)
  • University at Buffalo: Gender Across Borders Student Poster Presentation Award (2006)
  • University at Buffalo: Robert Genco Award (2006)
  • University at Buffalo: Boris Albini Award (2005)


Journal Articles:

Presentations:
  • "An Essential Role for IL-17RA in Preventing Periodontal Bone Loss" 6th Annual Buffalo Conference on Immunology, Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology (WCMPI), Innate Immunity (2006)
  • "Interleukin-17 Signaling Deficiency Exacerbates Periodontal Bone Loss" 84th General Session and Exhibition, International Association of Dental Research (IADR), 1st Meeting of the Pan-Asian-Pacific Federation (2006)
  • "Genetic Background and Gender Influence Pathogenicity of Periodontal Organisms" 18th Annual Buffalo Conference on Microbial Pathogenesis, Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology (WCMPI) (2006)
  • "Interleukin-17 Signaling Deficiency Reveals Differential Immune Responses Between Sexes in Periodontal Disease" Gender Across Borders II: Research Subjects, Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender (2006)
  • "Interleukin-17 Signaling Deficiency Reduces Neutrophils Recruitment to Periodontal Tissue" 5th Annual Buffalo Conference on Immunology, Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology (WCMPI), Cancer and Inflammation (2005)
Service Activities:
  • 8th Annual Upstate New York Immunology Conference; Participant (2006)
  • 17th Annual Buffalo Conference on Microbial Pathogenesis; Participant (2005)
  • 4th Annual Buffalo Conference on Immunology; Tolerance and Autoimmunity "Immunity to Infection"; Participant (2004)
  • Joint Meeting of International Cytokine Society (ICS) and International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research (ISICR); Cytokines in Cancer and Immunity; Participant (2004)
  • University at Buffalo Conference on Contemporary Periodontology: Host-pathogen Relationships in Health and Disease; Participant (2004)

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Contact Information

Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo
Division of General Pediatrics
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-7277
Fax: (717) 888-3966
Email: jjyu@buffalo.edu

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