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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

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
    [PubMed - in process]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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Neutrophil Gelatinase-associated Lipocalin as a Predictor of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients during Treatment with Colistimethate Sodium.
Park SY, Eom JS, Lee JS, Ju YS, Park JY
Infect Chemother. 2018 Jun; 50(2)128-137. doi: 10.3947/ic.2018.50.2.128.

PMID:
    29968980
    [PubMed]
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Full Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy using the Calcification Floating Technique for Symptomatic Partially Calcified Lumbar Herniated Nucleus Pulposus.
Kim HS, Adsul N, Ju YS, Kim KJ, Choi SH, Kim JH, Chung SK, Choi JH, Jang JS, Jang IT, Oh SH
World Neurosurg. 2018 Nov; 119500-505. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.06.133.

PMID:
    29959077
    [PubMed - in process]
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Validation of body composition using bioelectrical impedance analysis in children according to the degree of obesity.
Seo YG, Kim JH, Kim Y, Lim H, Ju YS, Kang MJ, Lee K, Lee HJ, Jang HB, Park SI, Park KH
Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2018 Oct; 28(10)2207-2215. doi: 10.1111/sms.13248.

PMID:
    29938849
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Erythrocyte sedimentation rate measured using microhemagglutination is not elevated in monoclonal gammopathy compared with other diseases.
Kim M, Ju YS, Lee EJ, Lee E, Jeon K, Lee J, Kang HJ, Kim HS, Lee JS, Kim HJ, Lee YK
Int J Lab Hematol. 2018 May 23; doi: 10.1111/ijlh.12859.

PMID:
    29791075
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Mutalisk: a web-based somatic MUTation AnaLyIS toolKit for genomic, transcriptional and epigenomic signatures.
Lee J, Lee AJ, Lee JK, Park J, Kwon Y, Park S, Chun H, Ju YS, Hong D
Nucleic Acids Res. 2018 Jul 2; 46(W1)W102-W108. doi: 10.1093/nar/gky406.

PMID:
    29790943
    [PubMed - in process]
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Optimal Processing Conditions of <i>Boswellia carteri</i> Birdw. Using Response Surface Methodology.
Yoon JH, Kim JH, Ham SS, Gang BY, Lee SH, Choi G, Kim YS, Lee G, Ju YS
Pharmacogn Mag. 2018 Apr-Jun; 14(54)235-241. doi: 10.4103/pm.pm_140_17.

PMID:
    29720838
    [PubMed]
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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 Oct; 103(10)968-973. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2017-313226.

PMID:
    29650509
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Apr 26; 131(17)1931-1941. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-07-797209.

PMID:
    29475961
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 May 1; 75(5)582-590. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.4719.

PMID:
    29379963
    [PubMed - in process]
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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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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.