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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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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

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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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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Clonal History and Genetic Predictors of Transformation Into Small-Cell Carcinomas From Lung Adenocarcinomas.
Lee JK, Lee J, Kim S, Kim S, Youk J, Park S, An Y, Keam B, Kim DW, Heo DS, Kim YT, Kim JS, Kim SH, Lee JS, Lee SH, Park K, Ku JL, Jeon YK, Chung DH, Park PJ, Kim J, Kim TM, Ju YS
J Clin Oncol. 2017 Sep 10; 35(26)3065-3074. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.71.9096.

PMID:
    28498782
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Somatic mutations reveal asymmetric cellular dynamics in the early human embryo.
Ju YS, Martincorena I, Gerstung M, Petljak M, Alexandrov LB, Rahbari R, Wedge DC, Davies HR, Ramakrishna M, Fullam A, Martin S, Alder C, Patel N, Gamble S, O'Meara S, Giri DD, Sauer T, Pinder SE, Purdie CA, Borg Å, Stunnenberg H, van de Vijver M, Tan BK, Caldas C, Tutt A, Ueno NT, van 't Veer LJ, Martens JW, Sotiriou C, Knappskog S, Span PN, Lakhani SR, Eyfjörd JE, Børresen-Dale AL, Richardson A, Thompson AM, Viari A, Hurles ME, Nik-Zainal S, Campbell PJ, Stratton MR
Nature. 2017 Mar 30; 543(7647)714-718. doi: 10.1038/nature21703.

PMID:
    28329761
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Finger-Powered Electro-Digital-Microfluidics.
Peng C, Ju YS
Methods Mol Biol. 2017; 1572293-311. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6911-1_20.

PMID:
    28299696
    [PubMed - in process]
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Automated selective disruption of slow wave sleep.
Ooms SJ, Zempel JM, Holtzman DM, Ju YS
J Neurosci Methods. 2017 Apr 1; 28133-39. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2017.02.008.

PMID:
    28238859
    [PubMed - in process]
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Complex chromosomal rearrangements by single catastrophic pathogenesis in NUT midline carcinoma.
Lee JK, Louzada S, An Y, Kim SY, Kim S, Youk J, Park S, Koo SH, Keam B, Jeon YK, Ku JL, Yang F, Kim TM, Ju YS
Ann Oncol. 2017 Apr 1; 28(4)890-897. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdw686.

PMID:
    28203693
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reply.
Ju YS, Holtzman DM
Ann Neurol. 2017 Feb; 81(2)322-323. doi: 10.1002/ana.24849.

PMID:
    28019658
    [PubMed - in process]
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The interaction of sleep and amyloid deposition on cognitive performance.
Molano JRV, Roe CM, Ju YS
J Sleep Res. 2017 Jun; 26(3)288-292. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12474.

PMID:
    27905159
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mutational signatures associated with tobacco smoking in human cancer.
Alexandrov LB, Ju YS, Haase K, Van Loo P, Martincorena I, Nik-Zainal S, Totoki Y, Fujimoto A, Nakagawa H, Shibata T, Campbell PJ, Vineis P, Phillips DH, Stratton MR
Science. 2016 Nov 4; 354(6312)618-622.

PMID:
    27811275
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reoperation Rates After Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for Cervical Spondylotic Radiculopathy and Myelopathy: A National Population-based Study.
Park MS, Ju YS, Moon SH, Kim TH, Oh JK, Makhni MC, Riew KD
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Oct 15; 41(20)1593-1599.

PMID:
    27035582
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effect of aircraft noise on sleep disturbance among the residents near a civilian airport: a cross-sectional study.
Kwak KM, Ju YS, Kwon YJ, Chung YK, Kim BK, Kim H, Youn K
Ann Occup Environ Med. 2016; 28(1)38. doi: 10.1186/s40557-016-0123-2.

PMID:
    27595005
    [PubMed]
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Assessment of Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability by Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI in Transient Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion Model after Localized Brain Cooling in Rats.
Kim ES, Lee SK, Kwon MJ, Lee PH, Ju YS, Yoon DY, Kim HJ, Lee KS
Korean J Radiol. 2016 Sep-Oct; 17(5)715-24. doi: 10.3348/kjr.2016.17.5.715.

PMID:
    27587960
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Abnormalities in Chromosomes 1q and 13 Independently Correlate With Factors of Poor Prognosis in Multiple Myeloma.
Kim M, Ju YS, Lee EJ, Kang HJ, Kim HS, Cho HC, Kim HJ, Kim JA, Lee DS, Lee YK
Ann Lab Med. 2016 Nov; 36(6)573-82. doi: 10.3343/alm.2016.36.6.573.

PMID:
    27578511
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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.