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Yo-El S Ju, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Sleep Medicine
Neurology - Adult

Board Certifications

Sleep Medicine
Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Evaluation and treatment of patients with sleep disorders, including parasomnias, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, and obstructive sleep apnea. Polysomnograms (sleep studies) are frequently part of this evaluation.







Learn More About the Sleep Medicine Center.

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  • Education
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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center 40 Building

1600 S. Brentwood Blvd.
Suite 600
St. Louis, MO 63144

Office Phone: (314) 362-4342
Fax: (314) 747-3813
Email: juy@neuro.wustl.edu

Education

Education

MD: Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. New York, NY. 2005
AB: Harvard College. Cambridge, MA. 2001
Residency: Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2006
Clinical Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine; Washington University Multidisciplinary Sleep Medicine Center, St. Louis, MO 2010
Research Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine; Washington University Multidisciplinary Sleep Medicine Center, St. Louis, MO 2011

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Cardiovascular disease risk factor clustering in children and adolescents: a prospective cohort study.
Seo YG, Choi MK, Kang JH, Lee HJ, Jang HB, Park SI, Ju YS, Park KH
Arch Dis Child. 2018 Apr 12; pii: archdischild-2017-313226. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2017-313226.

PMID:
    29650509
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Increased risk of thyroid cancer in female residents nearby nuclear power plants in Korea: was it due to detection bias?
Kim BK, Kim JM, Kim MH, Paek DM, Hwang SS, Ha MN, Ju YS
Ann Occup Environ Med. 2018; 3021. doi: 10.1186/s40557-018-0233-0.

PMID:
    29644078
    [PubMed]
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Reanalysis of Epidemiological Investigation of Cancer Risk among People Residing near Nuclear Power Plants in South Korea.
Kim JM, Kim MH, Ju YS, Hwang SS, Ha M, Kim BK, Zoh KE, Paek D
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Mar 9; 15(3)pii: E481. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15030481.

PMID:
    29522487
    [PubMed - in process]
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Alterations in the Rho pathway contribute to Epstein-Barr virus-induced lymphomagenesis in immunosuppressed environments.
Cho SY, Sung CO, Chae J, Lee J, Na D, Kang W, Kang J, Min S, Lee A, Kwak E, Kim J, Choi B, Kim H, Chuang JH, Pak HK, Park CS, Park S, Ko YH, Lee D, Roh J, Cho MS, Park S, Ju YS, Suh YS, Kong SH, Lee HJ, Keck J, Banchereau J, Liu ET, Kim WH, Park H, Yang HK, Kim JI, Lee C
Blood. 2018 Feb 23; pii: blood-2017-07-797209. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-07-797209.

PMID:
    29475961
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Sox7 promotes high-grade glioma by increasing VEGFR2-mediated vascular abnormality.
Kim IK, Kim K, Lee E, Oh DS, Park CS, Park S, Yang JM, Kim JH, Kim HS, Shima DT, Kim JH, Hong SH, Cho YH, Kim YH, Park JB, Koh GY, Ju YS, Lee HK, Lee S, Kim I
J Exp Med. 2018 Mar 5; 215(3)963-983. doi: 10.1084/jem.20170123.

PMID:
    29444818
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cesium-137 Contaminated Roads and Health Problems in Residents: an Epidemiological Investigation in Seoul, 2011.
Ha M, Ju YS, Lee WJ, Hwang SS, Yoo SC, Choi KH, Burm E, Lee J, Lee YK, Im S
J Korean Med Sci. 2018 Feb 26; 33(9)e58. doi: 10.3346/jkms.2018.33.e58.

PMID:
    29441737
    [PubMed - in process]
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Circadian Rest-Activity Pattern Changes in Aging and Preclinical Alzheimer Disease.
Musiek ES, Bhimasani M, Zangrilli MA, Morris JC, Holtzman DM, Ju YS
JAMA Neurol. 2018 Jan 29; doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.4719.

PMID:
    29379963
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Prognostic effect of body mass index to mortality in Korean older persons.
Kim H, Yoon JL, Lee A, Jung Y, Kim MY, Cho JJ, Ju YS
Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2018 Apr; 18(4)538-546. doi: 10.1111/ggi.13213.

PMID:
    29214747
    [PubMed - in process]
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The combined effect of long working hours and low job control on self-rated health: An interaction analysis.
Cho SS, Ju YS, Paek D, Kim H, Jung-Choi K
J Occup Environ Med. 2017 Dec 1; doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001241.

PMID:
    29200187
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Lumbar chronic subdural hematoma mimicking an intradural extramedullary tumor: A case report.
Kim HS, Adsul N, Ju YS, Kim KJ, Choi SH, Kim JH, Chung SK, Choi JH, Jang JS, Jang IT, Oh SH, Park JE, Lee S
Surg Neurol Int. 2017; 8231. doi: 10.4103/sni.sni_262_17.

PMID:
    29026667
    [PubMed]
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Delphi Survey for Designing a Intervention Research Study on Childhood Obesity Prevention.
Kim MJ, Sung E, Choi EY, Ju YS, Park EW, Cheong YS, Yoo S, Park KH, Choi HJ, Kim S
Korean J Fam Med. 2017 Sep; 38(5)284-290. doi: 10.4082/kjfm.2017.38.5.284.

PMID:
    29026489
    [PubMed]
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Clinical significance of nutritional risk screening tool for hospitalised children with acute burn injuries: a cross-sectional study.
Bang YK, Park MK, Ju YS, Cho KY
J Hum Nutr Diet. 2017 Sep 26; doi: 10.1111/jhn.12518.

PMID:
    28948659
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Highly efficient electrocaloric cooling with electrostatic actuation.
Ma R, Zhang Z, Tong K, Huber D, Kornbluh R, Ju YS, Pei Q
Science. 2017 Sep 15; 357(6356)1130-1134. doi: 10.1126/science.aan5980.

PMID:
    28912240
    [PubMed]
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Slow wave sleep disruption increases cerebrospinal fluid amyloid-β levels.
Ju YS, Ooms SJ, Sutphen C, Macauley SL, Zangrilli MA, Jerome G, Fagan AM, Mignot E, Zempel JM, Claassen JAHR, Holtzman DM
Brain. 2017 Aug 1; 140(8)2104-2111. doi: 10.1093/brain/awx148.

PMID:
    28899014
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Electroencephalography and delirium in the postoperative period.
Palanca BJA, Wildes TS, Ju YS, Ching S, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2017 Aug 1; 119(2)294-307. doi: 10.1093/bja/aew475.

PMID:
    28854540
    [PubMed - in process]
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Estimated future incidence of malignant mesothelioma in South Korea: Projection from 2014 to 2033.
Kwak KM, Paek D, Hwang SS, Ju YS
PLoS One. 2017; 12(8)e0183404. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183404.

PMID:
    28817672
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comorbid Sleep Disturbances in Neurologic Disorders.
Ju YS, Videnovic A, Vaughn BV
Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2017 Aug; 23(4, Sleep Neurology)1117-1131. doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000501.

PMID:
    28777179
    [PubMed - in process]
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Self-reported sleep and Alzheimer disease CSF biomarkers: A wake-up call.
Spira AP, Ju YS
Neurology. 2017 Aug 1; 89(5)419-420. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004189.

PMID:
    28679599
    [PubMed - in process]
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The work-relatedness at a case of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a radiation oncologist.
Kim BH, Kwon YJ, Ju YS, Kim BK, Lee HS, Lee SG, Chung YK
Ann Occup Environ Med. 2017; 2928. doi: 10.1186/s40557-017-0186-8.

PMID:
    28670458
    [PubMed]
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Effects of Nozzle Geometry on the Fluid Dynamics of Thin Liquid Films Flowing down Vertical Strings in the Rayleigh-Plateau Regime.
Sadeghpour A, Zeng Z, Ju YS
Langmuir. 2017 Jun 27; 33(25)6292-6299. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01277.

PMID:
    28590759
    [PubMed - in process]
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Areas of Research Interest

Interaction of sleep and neurodegenerative diseases. Specific interests include REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD), relationship of sleep and risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, and functional neuroimaging of sleep disorders.