• Localization of GFP-HMGB1 to DNA damage induced by laser micro-irradiation

  • Co-localization of novel RSR protein with RPA

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David S. Yu, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Georgia Research Alliance Cancer Scientist
Winship Cancer Institute
Building C, Room 3008
1365 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322

404-778-1758 (office)
404-778-5520 (fax)
404-778-2193 (lab)
dsyu@emory.edu

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Congratulations to Matthew Madden who will be enrolling in the MSTP program at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

Congratulations to Pam Head who passed her oral qualifying exam for the Genetics and Molecular Biology Graduate Program.

Congratulations to Souman Rudra who matched into the Radiation Oncology Residency Program at Washington University School of Medicine.

Congratulations to Jessica Cheng for her first author publication in Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology on radiotherapy patterns of care in gastric adenocarcinoma.

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Dr. Yu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. He received his MD from the University of Texas at Southwestern Medical School and PhD from the University of Cambridge prior to completing residency training in Radiation Oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He graduated with honors from Stanford University with a BS in Biology.

Dr. Yu is a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Clinician and Scientist. He is currently funded by a NIH/NCI R01, a NIH/NCI K08, a University Research Council Pilot Award, and a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar Award. Dr. Yu has authored a number of publications in high impact journals, including Nature, Cell, Molecular Cell, EMBO, and PNAS. During his residency training, Dr. Yu was an American Board of Radiology (ABR) Holman Research Pathway fellow. He received the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Resident Clinical/Basic Science Research Award and Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA) Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award.

Dr. Yu is a member of the ASTRO Radiation and Cancer Biology Committee Research Council, ASTRO Research Evaluation Committee Research Council, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), Radiation Research Society (RRS), and RSNA among others. He is also a member of the Winship Cancer Institute Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics (CGE) Progam, Emory Graduate Program in Cancer Biology (CB), and Graduate Program in Genetics and Molecular Biology (GMB).

In his free time, Dr. Yu enjoys running, gardening, traveling, cooking, and spending time with his family.

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