Jerry Yu, Ph.D.

Jerry Yu, Ph.D.

Jerry Yu, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Medicine

511 South Floyd Street
Medical Dental Research Building, Room 504
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-5841 - Academic Office
502-852-5146 - Research Office

Areas of Research Interest

  • Cardiopulmonary Mechanical and Chemical Sensory Receptors
  • Neural Control of Breathing and Circulation (including the regulation of airway tone)
  • Pulmonary Inflammatory Processes Associated with Asthma, COPD, and ARDS
  • Lung Mechanics and Pulmonary Circulation

    Featured Publications

    • Yu J. Multiple sensor theory in airway mechanosensory units. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2023 Jul;313:104071. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2023.104071. Epub 2023 May 4. PMID: 37149207.
    • Yu J. Research Journey into Multiple-Sensor Theory. J Neurophysiol. 2023 Jun 21. doi: 10.1152/jn.00062.2023. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37341418.
    • Yu J. Multiple sensor theory in cardiovascular mechanosensory units. Front Physiol. 2023 Jan 17;13:1044577. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2022.1044577. PMID: 36733694; PMCID: PMC9886885.
    • Zhu P, Liu G, Wang X, Lu J, Zhou Y, Chen S, Gao Y, Wang C, Yu J, Sun Y, Zhou P. Transcription factor c-Jun modulates GLUT1 in glycolysis and breast cancer metastasis. BMC Cancer. 2022 Dec 7;22(1):1283. doi: 10.1186/s12885-022-10393-x. PMID: 36476606; PMCID: PMC9730598.
    • Yu J. An integrated approach to study potassium channels in vagal airway chemosensors. J Physiol. 2022 Jun;600(12):2831-2832. doi: 10.1113/JP283205. Epub 2022 May 30. PMID: 35584699.
    • Liu P, Zelko IN, Yu J. A comparative study of bronchopulmonary slowly adapting receptors between rabbits and rats. Physiol Rep. 2022 Mar;10(6):e15069. doi: 10.14814/phy2.15069. PMID: 35343655; PMCID: PMC8958495.
    • Yu J. Regulation of breathing by cardiopulmonary afferents. Handb Clin Neurol. 2022;188:233-278. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-323-91534-2.00014-X. PMID: 35965028.
    • Li L, Jin Y, Wang X, Wang L, Sun Y, Luo Y, Ni X, Lu Q, Wei W, Zhi X, Yu J, Zhu W, Zhou P. Long noncoding RNA <i>ENST00000508435</i> promotes migration of breast cancer via FXR 1. Cell Adh Migr. 2021 Dec;15(1):140-151. doi: 10.1080/19336918.2021.1921402. PMID: 34057025; PMCID: PMC8168597.
    • Liu J, Song N, Wang Y, Walker J, Yu J. A single baroreceptor unit consists of multiple sensors. Sci Rep. 2021 Nov 30;11(1):23111. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-02563-x. PMID: 34848803; PMCID: PMC8632929.
    • Zhu P, Lu J, Zhi X, Zhou Y, Wang X, Wang C, Gao Y, Zhang X, Yu J, Sun Y, Zhou P. tRNA-derived fragment tRFLys-CTT-010 promotes triple-negative breast cancer progression by regulating glucose metabolism via G6PC. Carcinogenesis. 2021 Oct 5;42(9):1196-1207. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgab058. Erratum in: Carcinogenesis. 2022 Sep 19;43(8):813. PMID: 34216208.