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Yo-El S Ju, MD

Associate 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.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

4-1BB Delineates Distinct Activation Status of Exhausted Tumor-Infiltrating CD8<sup>+</sup> T cells in Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Kim HD, Park S, Jeong S, Lee YJ, Lee H, Kim CG, Kim KH, Hong SM, Lee JY, Kim S, Kim HK, Min BS, Chang JH, Ju YS, Shin EC, Song GW, Hwang S, Park SH
Hepatology. 2019 Jul 28; doi: 10.1002/hep.30881.

PMID:
    31353502
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Reoperation rates after posterior lumbar spinal fusion surgery according to preoperative diagnoses: A national population-based cohort study.
Park MS, Ju YS, Moon SH, Kim TH, Oh JK, Sung PS, Kim CH, Chung CK, Chang HG
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2019 Sep; 184105408. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2019.105408.

PMID:
    31306891
    [PubMed - in process]
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Tracing Oncogene Rearrangements in the Mutational History of Lung Adenocarcinoma.
Lee JJ, Park S, Park H, Kim S, Lee J, Lee J, Youk J, Yi K, An Y, Park IK, Kang CH, Chung DH, Kim TM, Jeon YK, Hong D, Park PJ, Ju YS, Kim YT
Cell. 2019 Jun 13; 177(7)1842-1857.e21. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2019.05.013.

PMID:
    31155235
    [PubMed - in process]
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Water vapor capturing using an array of traveling liquid beads for desalination and water treatment.
Sadeghpour A, Zeng Z, Ji H, Dehdari Ebrahimi N, Bertozzi AL, Ju YS
Sci Adv. 2019 Apr; 5(4)eaav7662. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aav7662.

PMID:
    30993204
    [PubMed]
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Quantitative analysis of cochlear signal intensity on three-dimensional and contrast-enhanced fluid-attenuated inversion recovery images in patients with Meniere's disease: Correlation with the pure tone audiometry test.
Lee J, Kim ES, Lee Y, Lee K, Yoon DY, Ju YS, Lee HJ, Hong SK, Kwon MJ
J Neuroradiol. 2019 Sep; 46(5)307-311. doi: 10.1016/j.neurad.2019.03.010.

PMID:
    30953681
    [PubMed - in process]
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Repeat decompression and fusions following posterolateral fusion versus posterior/transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for lumbar spondylosis: a national database study.
Park MS, Ju YS, Moon SH, Kim TH, Oh JK, Lim JK, Kim CH, Chung CK, Chang HG
Sci Rep. 2019 Mar 20; 9(1)4926. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-41366-z.

PMID:
    30894618
    [PubMed - in process]
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Characterizing Mutational Signatures in Human Cancer Cell Lines Reveals Episodic APOBEC Mutagenesis.
Petljak M, Alexandrov LB, Brammeld JS, Price S, Wedge DC, Grossmann S, Dawson KJ, Ju YS, Iorio F, Tubio JMC, Koh CC, Georgakopoulos-Soares I, Rodríguez-Martín B, Otlu B, O'Meara S, Butler AP, Menzies A, Bhosle SG, Raine K, Jones DR, Teague JW, Beal K, Latimer C, O'Neill L, Zamora J, Anderson E, Patel N, Maddison M, Ng BL, Graham J, Garnett MJ, McDermott U, Nik-Zainal S, Campbell PJ, Stratton MR
Cell. 2019 Mar 7; 176(6)1282-1294.e20. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2019.02.012.

PMID:
    30849372
    [PubMed - in process]
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Identification of a quadruple mutation that confers tenofovir resistance in chronic hepatitis B patients.
Park ES, Lee AR, Kim DH, Lee JH, Yoo JJ, Ahn SH, Sim H, Park S, Kang HS, Won J, Ha YN, Shin GC, Kwon SY, Park YK, Choi BS, Lee YB, Jeong N, An Y, Ju YS, Yu SJ, Chae HB, Yu KS, Kim YJ, Yoon JH, Zoulim F, Kim KH
J Hepatol. 2019 Jun; 70(6)1093-1102. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2019.02.006.

PMID:
    30794889
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reply to "obstructive sleep apnea treatment and amyloid-β in cerebrospinal fluid".
Ju YS, Holtzman DM
Ann Neurol. 2019 Mar; 85(3)460-461. doi: 10.1002/ana.25424.

PMID:
    30706528
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impact of educational levels on survival rate: A cohort study of 2007 living donor liver transplant recipients at a single large center.
Cho SS, Ju YS, Park H, Kim YK, Hwang S, Choi SS
Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 Feb; 98(5)e13979. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000013979.

PMID:
    30702556
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Author Correction: Landscape of somatic mutations in 560 breast cancer whole-genome sequences.
Nik-Zainal S, Davies H, Staaf J, Ramakrishna M, Glodzik D, Zou X, Martincorena I, Alexandrov LB, Martin S, Wedge DC, Van Loo P, Ju YS, Smid M, Brinkman AB, Morganella S, Aure MR, Lingjærde OC, Langerød A, Ringnér M, Ahn SM, Boyault S, Brock JE, Broeks A, Butler A, Desmedt C, Dirix L, Dronov S, Fatima A, Foekens JA, Gerstung M, Hooijer GKJ, Jang SJ, Jones DR, Kim HY, King TA, Krishnamurthy S, Lee HJ, Lee JY, Li Y, McLaren S, Menzies A, Mustonen V, O'Meara S, Pauporté I, Pivot X, Purdie CA, Raine K, Ramakrishnan K, Rodríguez-González FG, Romieu G, Sieuwerts AM, Simpson PT, Shepherd R, Stebbings L, Stefansson OA, Teague J, Tommasi S, Treilleux I, Van den Eynden GG, Vermeulen P, Vincent-Salomon A, Yates L, Caldas C, Van't Veer L, Tutt A, Knappskog S, Tan BKT, Jonkers J, Borg Å, Ueno NT, Sotiriou C, Viari A, Futreal PA, Campbell PJ, Span PN, Van Laere S, Lakhani SR, Eyfjord JE, Thompson AM, Birney E, Stunnenberg HG, van de Vijver MJ, Martens JWM, Børresen-Dale AL, Richardson AL, Kong G, Thomas G, Stratton MR
Nature. 2019 Feb; 566(7742)E1. doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-0883-2.

PMID:
    30659290
    [PubMed]
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The Effect of a Multidisciplinary Lifestyle Intervention on Obesity Status, Body Composition, Physical Fitness, and Cardiometabolic Risk Markers in Children and Adolescents with Obesity.
Seo YG, Lim H, Kim Y, Ju YS, Lee HJ, Jang HB, Park SI, Park KH
Nutrients. 2019 Jan 10; 11(1)pii: E137. doi: 10.3390/nu11010137.

PMID:
    30634657
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Publisher Correction: Serotonin signals through a gut-liver axis to regulate hepatic steatosis.
Choi W, Namkung J, Hwang I, Kim H, Lim A, Park HJ, Lee HW, Han KH, Park S, Jeong JS, Bang G, Kim YH, Yadav VK, Karsenty G, Ju YS, Choi C, Suh JM, Park JY, Park S, Kim H
Nat Commun. 2019 Jan 8; 10(1)158. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-08085-x.

PMID:
    30622275
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Obstructive sleep apnea treatment, slow wave activity, and amyloid-β.
Ju YS, Zangrilli MA, Finn MB, Fagan AM, Holtzman DM
Ann Neurol. 2019 Feb; 85(2)291-295. doi: 10.1002/ana.25408.

PMID:
    30597615
    [PubMed - in process]
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Serotonin signals through a gut-liver axis to regulate hepatic steatosis.
Choi W, Namkung J, Hwang I, Kim H, Lim A, Park HJ, Lee HW, Han KH, Park S, Jeong JS, Bang G, Kim YH, Yadav VK, Karsenty G, Ju YS, Choi C, Suh JM, Park JY, Park S, Kim H
Nat Commun. 2018 Nov 16; 9(1)4824. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-07287-7.

PMID:
    30446669
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Current treatment status and medical costs for hemodialysis vascular access based on analysis of the Korean Health Insurance Database.
Lee HS, Ju YS, Song YR, Kim JK, Choi SR, Joo N, Kim HJ, Park P, Kim SG
Korean J Intern Med. 2018 Nov; 33(6)1160-1168. doi: 10.3904/kjim.2018.170.

PMID:
    30396254
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Association Between Expression Level of PD1 by Tumor-Infiltrating CD8<sup>+</sup> T Cells and Features of Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Kim HD, Song GW, Park S, Jung MK, Kim MH, Kang HJ, Yoo C, Yi K, Kim KH, Eo S, Moon DB, Hong SM, Ju YS, Shin EC, Hwang S, Park SH
Gastroenterology. 2018 Dec; 155(6)1936-1950.e17. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.08.030.

PMID:
    30145359
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Patterns and mechanisms of structural variations in human cancer.
Yi K, Ju YS
Exp Mol Med. 2018 Aug 7; 50(8)98. doi: 10.1038/s12276-018-0112-3.

PMID:
    30089796
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Human glioblastoma arises from subventricular zone cells with low-level driver mutations.
Lee JH, Lee JE, Kahng JY, Kim SH, Park JS, Yoon SJ, Um JY, Kim WK, Lee JK, Park J, Kim EH, Lee JH, Lee JH, Chung WS, Ju YS, Park SH, Chang JH, Kang SG, Lee JH
Nature. 2018 Aug; 560(7717)243-247. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0389-3.

PMID:
    30069053
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer thickness by swept-source optical coherence tomography in healthy Korean children: Normative data and biometric correlations.
Lee YP, Ju YS, Choi DG
Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 13; 8(1)10605. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-28870-4.

PMID:
    30006534
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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.