David S. Yu, MD, PhD

Jerome Landry MD Chair of Cancer Biology and Associate Professor

Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine

Office: Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Suite C3008

Phone: 404-778-1758

Fax: 404-778-5520

Email: dsyu@emory.edu


Dr. Yu is the Jerome Landry MD Chair of Cancer Biology and an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. He also serves as Director of the Division of Cancer Biology.

Dr. Yu received his MD from the University of Texas at Southwestern Medical School in 2005 and PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2004 prior to completing residency training in Radiation Oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2010. He graduated with honors from Stanford University with a BS in Biology in 1997.

Dr. Yu has received recognition as a Georgia Research Alliance Cancer Scientist and was awarded the Michael Fry Research Award from the Radiation Research Society, which recognizes the most outstanding junior scientist who has made exceptional contributions to the field of radiation research. Dr. Yu is currently funded by NIH/NCI R01, Department of Defense, and foundation awards. He has authored a number of publications in high impact journals, including Nature, Cell, Molecular Cell, Cell Reports, and PNAS. During his residency training, Dr. Yu was an American Board of Radiology (ABR) Holman Research Pathway fellow.

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) Program, Emory Graduate Programs in Cancer Biology (CB) and Genetics and Molecular Biology (GMB), and the Emory MD/PhD Program.

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