Jeffrey J. Yu MD, PhD

Jeffrey Yu

Jeffrey J. Yu
MD, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

General Pediatrics; Pediatrics

Contact Information
Niagara Street Pediatrics
1050 Niagara Street
Buffalo, New York 14213
Phone: (716) 323-0034
Fax: (717) 323-0292
jjyu@buffalo.edu


Patient Care

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Education and Training:

  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2009)
  • PhD, Oral Biology, University at Buffalo (2009)
  • BA, Biology and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis (2001)

Employment:

  • Attending Physician, General Pediatrics, Oishei Children's Hospital (2012-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2009-present)
  • Director, Continuity Clinic, Oishei Children's Hospital (2012–2018)
  • Research Technician, Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2001–2002)

Awards and Honors:

  • University at Buffalo Jacobs 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 Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Dean‘s Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research (2009)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Microbiology and Immunology Award for Excellence in Dissertation Research (2008)
  • University at Buffalo: James English Research for PhD Student Award (2007)
  • University at Buffalo: Robert Genco Award (2007)
  • University at Buffalo: Robert Genco Award (2006)
  • University at Buffalo: Gender Across Borders Student Poster Presentation Award (2006)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: 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:

  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Blaine Lapin, MD (Pediatric Resident); Advisor (2015–2016)
  • 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 and International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research: 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

Niagara Street Pediatrics
1050 Niagara Street
Buffalo, New York 14213
Phone: (716) 323-0034
Fax: (717) 323-0292
jjyu@buffalo.edu

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