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John S. Yu, MD

Vice Chair, Neurosurgical Oncology in the Department of Neurosurgery

Director, Surgical Neuro-Oncology

Professor, Neurosurgery

John S. Yu, MD

Neurosurgery - Pavilion
127 S San Vicente Blvd #A6600
Los AngelesCA
90048

Phone:

310-248-6693

Fax:

310-967-8592

John S. Yu, MD

Vice Chair, Neurosurgical Oncology in the Department of Neurosurgery

Director, Surgical Neuro-Oncology

Professor, Neurosurgery

  • Neurosurgery

The research of John S. Yu, MD, focuses on immune and stem cell therapy for brain tumors, cancer stem cells and their microenvironment in brain tumors. Dr. Yu also researches cancer stem cell-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes, cancer stem cell signaling, mechanism of cancer invasion, cancer stem cell-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes, targeted immunochemotherapy using nanotechnology, and development of imaging and diagnostic agents using nanoparticles.

  • Undergraduate: Stanford University, 1985
  • Fellowship: National Institute of Mental Health, 1989
  • Medical School: Harvard Medical School, 1990
  • Master's: Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, 1990
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, 1997

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