Yongbing Pu, M.D.

 

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EDUCATION

1985 - 1993: M.D., Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

2001 - present: Senior Research Specialist, Department of Urology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

2000 - 2001: Associate Research Scientist, Department of Urology, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

1999 - 2000: Research Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China

1998 - 1999: Research Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

1993 - 1998: Resident and Attending Doctor, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China

ACADEMIC and RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENTS

2003 Endocrine Society Travel grant award: The Endocrine Society 85th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

1998 Award for one year clinical and research training at Chinese University of Hong Kong.   Sponsored by Dr. Morgan Lu and TH Chan Peking Union Medical College Foundation.

MEMBERSHIPS

2003 - present: Member of the Society of Basic Urologic Research

2002 - present:  Member of the Endocrine Society

2002 - present:  Member of the American Society of Andrology

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Oct 2002:  Pu Y, Huang L, Birch L, Prins GS:  Sonic hedgehog gene expression in rat prostate development and influence of neonatal estrogen exposure.  The 23rd Annual Minisymposium on Reproductive Biology. Center for Reproductive Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. 

PUBLICATIONS

Pu Y, Zeng Z, Sun M, Guan B, Li H.  Secretion of endothelin-1 by cultured human normal adrenal cells.  Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao.  Feb. 18(1):5-10, 1996. Chinese.

Lee SC, Pu YB, Thomas GN, Lee ZS, Tomlinson B, Cockram CS, Critchley JA, Chan JC.  Tumor necrosis factor alpha gene G-308A polymorphism in the metabolic syndrome.  Metabolism.  Aug. 49(8):1021-4, 2000.

Lee SC, Pu YB, Chow CC, Yeung VT, Ko GT, So WY, Li JK, Chan WB, Ma RC, Critchley JA, Cockram CS, Chan JC.  Diabetes in Hong Kong Chinese: evidence for familial clustering and parental effects.  Diabetes Care.  Sept. 23(9):1365-8, 2000.

Pak J, Pu Y, Zhang ZT, Hasty DL, Wu XR.  Tamm-Horsfall protein binds to type 1-fimbriated E. coli and prevents the E. coli from binding to uroplakin Ia and Ib receptors.  J Biol Chem.  Mar. 30:276(13):9924-30, 2001.

Ko GT, Lee SC, Pu YB, Ng MC, So WY, Thomas N, Chan WB, Cockram CS, Chan JC.  Tumour necrosis factor-alpha promoter gene polymorphism at - 308 (genotype AA) in Chinese subjects with Type 2 diabetes.  Diabet Med. Feb. 20(2):167-8, 2003.

Gilleran JP, Putz O, DeJong M, DeJong S, Birch L, Pu Y, Huang L, Prins GS: The role of prolactin in the prostatic inflammatory response to neonatal estrogen. Endocrinology 144:2046-2054, 2003.

Huang L, Pu Y, Alam S, Birch L, Prins GS. Review: Estrogenic Regulation of Signaling Pathways and Homeobox Genes during Prostate Development. J Andrology. (submitted), 2003.

ABSTRACTS

Pu Y, Huang L, Birch L, Prins GS: Sonic Hedgehog-Ptc-Gli signaling in developing rat prostate and lobe-specific suppression by neonatal estrogens. The Endocrine Society 85th Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA, June 19-23, 2003, p.523, #P3-205.

Huang L, Pu Y, Shumyle A, Prins GS: Neonatal estrogen exposure disrupts prostate morphogenesis through alterations in BMP-4, BMP-7 and FGF-10 expression. The Endocrine Society 85th Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA, June 19-23, 2003, p.334, #P2-113.

Pu Y, Deng L, Davies PJP, Prins GS: Retinoic acid metabolizing enzymes, binding proteins and RXRs are differentially expressed in the developing and adult rat prostate lobes and are altered by neonatal estrogens in a lobe-specific manner. The Endocrine Society 85th Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA, June 19-23, 2003, p. 530, #P3-236.


Yongbing Pu, M.D.

University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Urology; M/C 955

820 S. Wood Street

Chicago, IL  60612-7310

(312) 413 - 1944 - Voice Number

(312) 996 - 9649 - Fax Number

ypu@uic.edu - Email Address

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