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The I.M. Rosenzweig Junior Investigator Award Winners​

The I.M. Rosenzweig Junior Investigator Award was established to encourage researchers to maintain and enhance their interest in PF research during the early stages of their academic career. 

Jerry Yu, MD, PhD

Apr 20, 2021, 12:51 PM
Title : Jerry Yu, MD, PhD
First Name : Jerry
Middle Name :
Last Name : Yu, MD, PhD
Position :
University : University of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc.
Proposal Title : ”The vagus nerve in pulmonary fibrosis”
Proposal Funder : Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Dr. Yu was recently awarded a larger research grant from the VA to continue his work in pulmonary fibrosis. Effective 10/1/17, Dr. Yu has relinquished this award to further this important research.

Dr. Jerry Yu is a Professor of Medicine and a senior member of the Graduate School at the University of Louisville. He received his medical training at Shanghai First Medical College and his Ph.D. degree from the University of California, San Francisco. He pursued further research training in the Department of Physiology at the University of Louisville, in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, and then in Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Manitoba, Canada. He became an Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville in the Department of Medicine in 1994 and was promoted to tenured Full Professorship in 2007. His research projects have been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the American Lung Association, the American Heart Association, and VA Merit Review grants. Dr. Jerry Yu’s research interests center around neural control of the cardiopulmonary system. Currently, his research goal is to identify the roles of neuro-immune interaction in lung diseases and explore neural regulatory mechanisms in lung injury, repair and regeneration.

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The Albert Rose Established Investigator Award Winners

Created to allow established investigators to explore novel, innovative areas of research, the Albert Rose Established Investigator Award provides critical support to the development of new projects, and enables the investigator to pursue additional funding through the National Institutes of Health or other agencies. Two $50,000 grants are awarded per annual cycle, disbursed over a two-year period.

Jerry Yu, MD, PhD

Apr 20, 2021, 12:51 PM
Title : Jerry Yu, MD, PhD
First Name : Jerry
Middle Name :
Last Name : Yu, MD, PhD
Position :
University : University of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc.
Proposal Title : ”The vagus nerve in pulmonary fibrosis”
Proposal Funder : Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Dr. Yu was recently awarded a larger research grant from the VA to continue his work in pulmonary fibrosis. Effective 10/1/17, Dr. Yu has relinquished this award to further this important research.

Dr. Jerry Yu is a Professor of Medicine and a senior member of the Graduate School at the University of Louisville. He received his medical training at Shanghai First Medical College and his Ph.D. degree from the University of California, San Francisco. He pursued further research training in the Department of Physiology at the University of Louisville, in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, and then in Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Manitoba, Canada. He became an Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville in the Department of Medicine in 1994 and was promoted to tenured Full Professorship in 2007. His research projects have been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the American Lung Association, the American Heart Association, and VA Merit Review grants. Dr. Jerry Yu’s research interests center around neural control of the cardiopulmonary system. Currently, his research goal is to identify the roles of neuro-immune interaction in lung diseases and explore neural regulatory mechanisms in lung injury, repair and regeneration.

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