Faculty Profile


Christine Yu
Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Assistant Professor of Medicine
cyu@peds.bsd.uchicago.edu
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Yu is board-certified in both adult and pediatric endocrinology and specializes in transitional care for adolescents and young adults with chronic endocrinologic disease, including hypopituitarism, Turner syndrome, and endocrinologic complications of cancer survivors. She is currently investigating puberty initiation in Turner syndrome.
 

Clinical Interests

Endocrine complications of childhood cancer, Turner syndrome, disorders of puberty, diabetes in pregnancy
 

Publications

  • Comparison of detection of normal puberty in girls by a hormonal sleep test and a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist test. Rosenfield RL, Bordini B, Yu C. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Apr;98(4):1591-601. doi: 10.1210/jc.2012-4136.
  • Comparison of detection of normal puberty in boys by a hormonal sleep test and a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist test. Rosenfield RL, Bordini B, Yu C. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Dec;97(12):4596-604. doi: 10.1210/jc.2012-2722.
  • P450c17 deficiency caused by compound heterozygosity for two novel mutations presenting as hypotension in early infancy. Gregg B, Kociolek LK, Qin K, Rosenfield RL, Yu C. Horm Res Paediatr. 2011;76(6):434-41.
  • Mannstadt, M., Clarke, B., Vokes, T., Brandi, M.L., Ranganath, L., Fraser, W.D., Lakatos, P., Bajnok, L., Garceau, R., Mosekilde, L., Lagast, H., Shoback, D., Bilezikian, J.P.: Efficacy and Safety of Recombinant Human Parathyroid Hormone (1-84) in Hypoparathyroidism (REPLACE: a double-blind placebo-controlled, randomized phase 3 study. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 1 (4): 275 - 283, December 2013, doi:10.1016/S2213-8587(13)70106-2, epub 07 October 2013
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Training

  • MD, 1997, Univ. of Michigan, Medicine
  • Residency, 2001, University of Chicago, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
  • Chief Resident, 2002, MacNeal Hospital, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2006, University of Chicago, Pediatric and Adult Endocrinology