Yu Bo Dept Web July 2016

Bo Yu, MD, MS

Assistant Professor
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Joined UW Medicine:


Clinical Focus:

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility:
• Female infertility
• Reproductive care in cancer patients


Washington, 2016


• Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2012
• Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, 2016


• MD Degree
   (University of Michigan School of Medicine, 2005)
• Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
   (Columbia University Hospital, 2009)
• Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
   (National Institute of Health, 2012)

Research Interests:

• Epigenomics
• Oncofertility
• Ovarian function and reproductive aging


• American Society of Reproductive Medicine
• Society for Reproductive Investigation


• Young Investigator Achievement Award, The Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, 2014
• Prize Paper Presentation, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, 67th and 72nd Annual Meeting, 2011, 2016
• Graduation with Distinction in Research, University of Michigan Medical School, 2005
• J. Griswold Ruth, M.D., and Margery Hopkins Ruth Endowed Scholarship, University of Michigan Medical School, 2004

Selected Publications:

Yu B, Dong X, Gravina S, Kartal O, Schimmel T, Cohen J, Tortoriello D, Zody R, Hawkins, RD, Vijg J. (2017) Genome-wide, single-cell DNA methylomics reveals increased non- CpG methylation during human oocyte maturation. Stem Cell Reports. 9(1):397-407.

Yu B, Russanova V, Silvia G, Hartley S, Mullikin J, Ignezweski A, Graham J, Segars JH, DeCherney A, Howard BH. (2015) DNA Methylome and transcriptome sequencing in human ovarian granulosa cells links age-related changes in gene expression to 3'-end methylation patterns. Oncotarget. 6(6):3627-43.

Yu B, Mumford S, Royster G, Segars J, Armstrong A. (2014) Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing Continuation of ART with Conversion to IUI in Patients with Low Follicle Numbers. Fertil and Steril. 102(2):435-9.

Yu B, Douglas NC, Ferin MJ, Nakuda GS, Crew K, Lobo RA, Hershman DL. (2010) Changes in markers of ovarian reserve and endocrine function in young women with breast cancer undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy. Cancer. 116(9):2099-105.

Trousdale R, Yu B, Pollak S, Husami N, Vidali A, Lustbader JW. (2009) Efficacy of Native and Hyperglycosylated Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Analogs for Promoting Fertility in Female Mice. Fertil Steril. 91(1): 265-70.

Appointments & Practice Locations

University Reproductive Care (URC)
at Women's Health Care Center, Roosevelt (WHCC)
4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98105-6920

Appointments:  206.598.4225