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Cecilia Yu, MD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Pediatrics

Specialty Areas

Pediatrics
Primary Care

Board Certifications

Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Progress West Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

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Maps & Directions

O'Fallon Pediatrics (WUCA)

20 Progress Point Parkway
Suite 220
O'Fallon, MO 63368

Office Phone: (636) 344-3333
Fax: (636) 344-3334

Education

Education

Medical Degree: University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine, Dallas, TX 1992
BS, Biology: Brown University, Providence, RI 1987
Chief Resident, Pediatrics: Children's Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas, TX 1996
Residency, Pediatrics: Children's Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas, TX 1995

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Fatty acid biomarkers of dairy fat consumption and incidence of type 2 diabetes: A pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies.
Imamura F, Fretts A, Marklund M, Ardisson Korat AV, Yang WS, Lankinen M, Qureshi W, Helmer C, Chen TA, Wong K, Bassett JK, Murphy R, Tintle N, Yu CI, Brouwer IA, Chien KL, Frazier-Wood AC, Del Gobbo LC, Djoussé L, Geleijnse JM, Giles GG, de Goede J, Gudnason V, Harris WS, Hodge A, Hu F, InterAct Consortium., Koulman A, Laakso M, Lind L, Lin HJ, McKnight B, Rajaobelina K, Risérus U, Robinson JG, Samieri C, Siscovick DS, Soedamah-Muthu SS, Sotoodehnia N, Sun Q, Tsai MY, Uusitupa M, Wagenknecht LE, Wareham NJ, Wu JH, Micha R, Forouhi NG, Lemaitre RN, Mozaffarian D, Fatty Acids and Outcomes Research Consortium (FORCE).
PLoS Med. 2018 Oct; 15(10)e1002670. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002670.

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Comparative metabolomics reveals the metabolic variations between two endangered Taxus species (T. fuana and T. yunnanensis) in the Himalayas.
Yu C, Luo X, Zhan X, Hao J, Zhang L, L Song YB, Shen C, Dong M
BMC Plant Biol. 2018 Sep 17; 18(1)197. doi: 10.1186/s12870-018-1412-4.

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    30223770
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FDA Public Meeting Report on "Drug Interactions With Hormonal Contraceptives: Public Health and Drug Development Implications".
Akbar M, Berry-Bibee E, Blithe DL, Day RS, Edelman A, Höchel J, Jamshidi R, Kim MJ, Li L, Purohit VS, Turpin JA, Scott PE, Strauss DG, Sun H, Tepper NK, Zhang L, Yu C
J Clin Pharmacol. 2018 Aug 24; doi: 10.1002/jcph.1285.

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Glia-specific APOE epigenetic changes in the Alzheimer's disease brain.
Tulloch J, Leong L, Thomson Z, Chen S, Lee EG, Keene CD, Millard SP, Yu CE
Brain Res. 2018 Nov 1; 1698179-186. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2018.08.006.

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    30081037
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Epidemiology of Emergency Department Sepsis- A National Cohort Study Between 2001 and 2012.
Yu CW, Chang SS, Lai CC, Wu JY, Yen DW, Lee MG, Yeh CC, Chung JY, Lin YJ, Lee CC
Shock. 2018 Jul 25; doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001219.

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Measuring NDC80 binding reveals the molecular basis of tension-dependent kinetochore-microtubule attachments.
Yoo TY, Choi JM, Conway W, Yu CH, Pappu RV, Needleman DJ
Elife. 2018 Jul 25; 7pii: e36392. doi: 10.7554/eLife.36392.

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    30044223
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Sex-specific genetic predictors of Alzheimer's disease biomarkers.
Deming Y, Dumitrescu L, Barnes LL, Thambisetty M, Kunkle B, Gifford KA, Bush WS, Chibnik LB, Mukherjee S, De Jager PL, Kukull W, Huentelman M, Crane PK, Resnick SM, Keene CD, Montine TJ, Schellenberg GD, Haines JL, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Larson EB, Johnson SC, Albert M, Moghekar A, Del Aguila JL, Fernandez MV, Budde J, Hassenstab J, Fagan AM, Riemenschneider M, Petersen RC, Minthon L, Chao MJ, Van Deerlin VM, Lee VM, Shaw LM, Trojanowski JQ, Peskind ER, Li G, Davis LK, Sealock JM, Cox NJ, Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI)., Alzheimer Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC)., Goate AM, Bennett DA, Schneider JA, Jefferson AL, Cruchaga C, Hohman TJ
Acta Neuropathol. 2018 Jul 2; doi: 10.1007/s00401-018-1881-4.

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Novel genetic associations for blood pressure identified via gene-alcohol interaction in up to 570K individuals across multiple ancestries.
Feitosa MF, Kraja AT, Chasman DI, Sung YJ, Winkler TW, Ntalla I, Guo X, Franceschini N, Cheng CY, Sim X, Vojinovic D, Marten J, Musani SK, Li C, Bentley AR, Brown MR, Schwander K, Richard MA, Noordam R, Aschard H, Bartz TM, Bielak LF, Dorajoo R, Fisher V, Hartwig FP, Horimoto ARVR, Lohman KK, Manning AK, Rankinen T, Smith AV, Tajuddin SM, Wojczynski MK, Alver M, Boissel M, Cai Q, Campbell A, Chai JF, Chen X, Divers J, Gao C, Goel A, Hagemeijer Y, Harris SE, He M, Hsu FC, Jackson AU, Kähönen M, Kasturiratne A, Komulainen P, Kühnel B, Laguzzi F, Luan J, Matoba N, Nolte IM, Padmanabhan S, Riaz M, Rueedi R, Robino A, Said MA, Scott RA, Sofer T, Stančáková A, Takeuchi F, Tayo BO, van der Most PJ, Varga TV, Vitart V, Wang Y, Ware EB, Warren HR, Weiss S, Wen W, Yanek LR, Zhang W, Zhao JH, Afaq S, Amin N, Amini M, Arking DE, Aung T, Boerwinkle E, Borecki I, Broeckel U, Brown M, Brumat M, Burke GL, Canouil M, Chakravarti A, Charumathi S, Ida Chen YD, Connell JM, Correa A, de Las Fuentes L, de Mutsert R, de Silva HJ, Deng X, Ding J, Duan Q, Eaton CB, Ehret G, Eppinga RN, Evangelou E, Faul JD, Felix SB, Forouhi NG, Forrester T, Franco OH, Friedlander Y, Gandin I, Gao H, Ghanbari M, Gigante B, Gu CC, Gu D, Hagenaars SP, Hallmans G, Harris TB, He J, Heikkinen S, Heng CK, Hirata M, Howard BV, Ikram MA, InterAct Consortium., John U, Katsuya T, Khor CC, Kilpeläinen TO, Koh WP, Krieger JE, Kritchevsky SB, Kubo M, Kuusisto J, Lakka TA, Langefeld CD, Langenberg C, Launer LJ, Lehne B, Lewis CE, Li Y, Lin S, Liu J, Liu J, Loh M, Louie T, Mägi R, McKenzie CA, Meitinger T, Metspalu A, Milaneschi Y, Milani L, Mohlke KL, Momozawa Y, Nalls MA, Nelson CP, Sotoodehnia N, Norris JM, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Perls T, Pedersen NL, Peters A, Peyser PA, Poulter N, Raffel LJ, Raitakari OT, Roll K, Rose LM, Rosendaal FR, Rotter JI, Schmidt CO, Schreiner PJ, Schupf N, Scott WR, Sever PS, Shi Y, Sidney S, Sims M, Sitlani CM, Smith JA, Snieder H, Starr JM, Strauch K, Stringham HM, Tan NYQ, Tang H, Taylor KD, Teo YY, Tham YC, Turner ST, Uitterlinden AG, Vollenweider P, Waldenberger M, Wang L, Wang YX, Wei WB, Williams C, Yao J, Yu C, Yuan JM, Zhao W, Zonderman AB, Becker DM, Boehnke M, Bowden DW, Chambers JC, Deary IJ, Esko T, Farrall M, Franks PW, Freedman BI, Froguel P, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Jonas JB, Kamatani Y, Kato N, Kooner JS, Kutalik Z, Laakso M, Laurie CC, Leander K, Lehtimäki T, Study LC, Magnusson PKE, Oldehinkel AJ, Penninx BWJH, Polasek O, Porteous DJ, Rauramaa R, Samani NJ, Scott J, Shu XO, van der Harst P, Wagenknecht LE, Wareham NJ, Watkins H, Weir DR, Wickremasinghe AR, Wu T, Zheng W, Bouchard C, Christensen K, Evans MK, Gudnason V, Horta BL, Kardia SLR, Liu Y, Pereira AC, Psaty BM, Ridker PM, van Dam RM, Gauderman WJ, Zhu X, Mook-Kanamori DO, Fornage M, Rotimi CN, Cupples LA, Kelly TN, Fox ER, Hayward C, van Duijn CM, Tai ES, Wong TY, Kooperberg C, Palmas W, Rice K, Morrison AC, Elliott P, Caulfield MJ, Munroe PB, Rao DC, Province MA, Levy D
PLoS One. 2018; 13(6)e0198166. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198166.

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First Limit on the Direct Detection of Lightly Ionizing Particles for Electric Charge as Low as e/1000 with the Majorana Demonstrator.
Alvis SI, Arnquist IJ, Avignone FT, Barabash AS, Barton CJ, Bertrand FE, Brudanin V, Busch M, Buuck M, Caldwell TS, Chan YD, Christofferson CD, Chu PH, Cuesta C, Detwiler JA, Dunagan C, Efremenko Y, Ejiri H, Elliott SR, Gilliss T, Giovanetti GK, Green MP, Gruszko J, Guinn IS, Guiseppe VE, Haufe CR, Hehn L, Henning R, Hoppe EW, Howe MA, Konovalov SI, Kouzes RT, Lopez AM, Martin RD, Massarczyk R, Meijer SJ, Mertens S, Myslik J, O'Shaughnessy C, Othman G, Pettus W, Poon AWP, Radford DC, Rager J, Reine AL, Rielage K, Robertson RGH, Ruof NW, Shanks B, Shirchenko M, Suriano AM, Tedeschi D, Varner RL, Vasilyev S, Vorren K, White BR, Wilkerson JF, Wiseman C, Xu W, Yakushev E, Yu CH, Yumatov V, Zhitnikov I, Zhu BX, <span class="sc">Majorana</span> Collaboration.
Phys Rev Lett. 2018 May 25; 120(21)211804. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.211804.

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Barriers to Follow-Up Colonoscopies for Patients With Positive Results From Fecal Immunochemical Tests During Colorectal Cancer Screening.
May F, Yano EM, Provenzale D, Brunner J, Yu C, Phan J, Bharath P, Aby E, Dinh D, Ehrlich DS, Storage TR, Lin LD, Jamaluddin NN, Washington DL
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 May 29; pii: S1542-3565(18)30554-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.05.022.

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The removal of silver nanoparticle by titanium tetrachloride and modified sodium alginate composite coagulants: floc properties, membrane fouling, and floc recycle.
Wang Z, Wang Y, Yu C, Zhao Y, Fan M, Gao B
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018 May 16; doi: 10.1007/s11356-018-2240-7.

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Search for Neutrinoless Double-β Decay in ^{76}Ge with the Majorana Demonstrator.
Aalseth CE, Abgrall N, Aguayo E, Alvis SI, Amman M, Arnquist IJ, Avignone FT, Back HO, Barabash AS, Barbeau PS, Barton CJ, Barton PJ, Bertrand FE, Bode T, Bos B, Boswell M, Bradley AW, Brodzinski RL, Brudanin V, Busch M, Buuck M, Caldwell AS, Caldwell TS, Chan YD, Christofferson CD, Chu PH, Collar JI, Combs DC, Cooper RJ, Cuesta C, Detwiler JA, Doe PJ, Dunmore JA, Efremenko Y, Ejiri H, Elliott SR, Fast JE, Finnerty P, Fraenkle FM, Fu Z, Fujikawa BK, Fuller E, Galindo-Uribarri A, Gehman VM, Gilliss T, Giovanetti GK, Goett J, Green MP, Gruszko J, Guinn IS, Guiseppe VE, Hallin AL, Haufe CR, Hehn L, Henning R, Hoppe EW, Hossbach TW, Howe MA, Jasinski BR, Johnson RA, Keeter KJ, Kephart JD, Kidd MF, Knecht A, Konovalov SI, Kouzes RT, LaFerriere BD, Leon J, Lesko KT, Leviner LE, Loach JC, Lopez AM, Luke PN, MacMullin J, MacMullin S, Marino MG, Martin RD, Massarczyk R, McDonald AB, Mei DM, Meijer SJ, Merriman JH, Mertens S, Miley HS, Miller ML, Myslik J, Orrell JL, O'Shaughnessy C, Othman G, Overman NR, Perumpilly G, Pettus W, Phillips DG, Poon AWP, Pushkin K, Radford DC, Rager J, Reeves JH, Reine AL, Rielage K, Robertson RGH, Ronquest MC, Ruof NW, Schubert AG, Shanks B, Shirchenko M, Snavely KJ, Snyder N, Steele D, Suriano AM, Tedeschi D, Tornow W, Trimble JE, Varner RL, Vasilyev S, Vetter K, Vorren K, White BR, Wilkerson JF, Wiseman C, Xu W, Yakushev E, Yaver H, Young AR, Yu CH, Yumatov V, Zhitnikov I, Zhu BX, Zimmermann S, Majorana Collaboration.
Phys Rev Lett. 2018 Mar 30; 120(13)132502. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.132502.

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The Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases Among US States, 1990-2016.
Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases Collaboration., Roth GA, Johnson CO, Abate KH, Abd-Allah F, Ahmed M, Alam K, Alam T, Alvis-Guzman N, Ansari H, Ärnlöv J, Atey TM, Awasthi A, Awoke T, Barac A, Bärnighausen T, Bedi N, Bennett D, Bensenor I, Biadgilign S, Castañeda-Orjuela C, Catalá-López F, Davletov K, Dharmaratne S, Ding EL, Dubey M, Faraon EJA, Farid T, Farvid MS, Feigin V, Fernandes J, Frostad J, Gebru A, Geleijnse JM, Gona PN, Griswold M, Hailu GB, Hankey GJ, Hassen HY, Havmoeller R, Hay S, Heckbert SR, Irvine CMS, James SL, Jara D, Kasaeian A, Khan AR, Khera S, Khoja AT, Khubchandani J, Kim D, Kolte D, Lal D, Larsson A, Linn S, Lotufo PA, Magdy Abd El Razek H, Mazidi M, Meier T, Mendoza W, Mensah GA, Meretoja A, Mezgebe HB, Mirrakhimov E, Mohammed S, Moran AE, Nguyen G, Nguyen M, Ong KL, Owolabi M, Pletcher M, Pourmalek F, Purcell CA, Qorbani M, Rahman M, Rai RK, Ram U, Reitsma MB, Renzaho AMN, Rios-Blancas MJ, Safiri S, Salomon JA, Sartorius B, Sepanlou SG, Shaikh MA, Silva D, Stranges S, Tabarés-Seisdedos R, Tadele Atnafu N, Thakur JS, Topor-Madry R, Truelsen T, Tuzcu EM, Tyrovolas S, Ukwaja KN, Vasankari T, Vlassov V, Vollset SE, Wakayo T, Weintraub R, Wolfe C, Workicho A, Xu G, Yadgir S, Yano Y, Yip P, Yonemoto N, Younis M, Yu C, Zaidi Z, Zaki MES, Zipkin B, Afshin A, Gakidou E, Lim SS, Mokdad AH, Naghavi M, Vos T, Murray CJL
JAMA Cardiol. 2018 May 1; 3(5)375-389. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0385.

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Pulmonary neuroendocrine cells amplify allergic asthma responses.
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Science. 2018 Jun 8; 360(6393)pii: eaan8546. doi: 10.1126/science.aan8546.

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Circulating Sphingolipids, Insulin, HOMA-IR, and HOMA-B: The Strong Heart Family Study.
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Diabetes. 2018 Aug; 67(8)1663-1672. doi: 10.2337/db17-1449.

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APOE DNA methylation is altered in Lewy body dementia.
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Alzheimers Dement. 2018 Jul; 14(7)889-894. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2018.02.005.

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The growing importance of lesion volume as a prognostic factor in patients with multiple brain metastases treated with stereotactic radiosurgery.
Routman DM, Bian SX, Diao K, Liu JL, Yu C, Ye J, Zada G, Chang EL
Cancer Med. 2018 Mar; 7(3)757-764. doi: 10.1002/cam4.1352.

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Development of SCoT-Based SCAR Marker for Rapid Authentication of Taxus Media.
Hao J, Jiao K, Yu C, Guo H, Zhu Y, Yang X, Zhang S, Zhang L, Feng S, Song Y, Dong M, Wang H, Shen C
Biochem Genet. 2018 Jun; 56(3)255-266. doi: 10.1007/s10528-018-9842-0.

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DNA methylation of TOMM40-APOE-APOC2 in Alzheimer's disease.
Shao Y, Shaw M, Todd K, Khrestian M, D'Aleo G, Barnard PJ, Zahratka J, Pillai J, Yu CE, Keene CD, Leverenz JB, Bekris LM
J Hum Genet. 2018 Apr; 63(4)459-471. doi: 10.1038/s10038-017-0393-8.

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Modification of the Association Between T-Cell Immune Responses and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Infection Risk by Vaccine-Induced Antibody Responses in the HVTN 505 Trial.
Fong Y, Shen X, Ashley VC, Deal A, Seaton KE, Yu C, Grant SP, Ferrari G, deCamp AC, Bailer RT, Koup RA, Montefiori D, Haynes BF, Sarzotti-Kelsoe M, Graham BS, Carpp LN, Hammer SM, Sobieszczyk M, Karuna S, Swann E, DeJesus E, Mulligan M, Frank I, Buchbinder S, Novak RM, McElrath MJ, Kalams S, Keefer M, Frahm NA, Janes HE, Gilbert PB, Tomaras GD
J Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 28; 217(8)1280-1288. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiy008.

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