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Yukun Wu Ph.D.

Academic Title: Research Associate
Primary Appointment: Medicine
Location: HSF1, 480
Phone: 410-706-6416
Phone 2: 410-706-5328
Fax: 410-706-6205

Bio or Personal History

Dr. Wu completed a Ph.D. degree in Statistics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2009. He is currently a Research Associate at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, specifically, the Center for Vaccine Development.

Research Interests

Dr. Wu works closely with clinical and epidemiological researchers on design and analysis of clinical trials, observational, laboratory, and animal studies.

Selected Publications

Dilruba Nasrin, Yukun Wu, William Blackwelder, Tamer Farag, Debasish Saha, Samba Sow, Pedro L. Alonso, Rob F. Breimen, Dipika Sur, Abu SG Faruque, Anita KM Zaidi, Kousick Biswas, Anna Maria Van. Eijk, Myron Levine, Karen Kotloff, Care-Seeking For Childhood Diarrhea In Developing Countries: Evidence From Seven Sites In Africa And Asia, American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, April 29 2013; 12-0749

William C. Blackwelder, Kousick Biswas, Yukun Wu, Karen L. Kotloff, Tamer H. Farag, Dilruba Nasrin, Barry I. Graubard, Halvor Sommerfelt, Myron M. Levine, Statistical Methods in the Global Enteric Multicenter Study (GEMS), Clinical Infectious Diseases, December 2012; 55 (suppl 4), S246-53

Tamer H Farag, Dilruba Nasrin, Yukun Wu, Khitam Muhsen, William C Blackwelder, Halvor Sommerfelt, Sandra Panchalingam, James P Nataro, Karen L Kotloff, Myron M Levine, Some Epidemiologic, Clinical, Microbiologic, and Organizational Assumptions That Influenced the Design and Performance of the Global Enteric Multicenter Study (GEMS), Clinical Infectious Diseases, December 2012; 55 (suppl 4), S225-31

Kelly K Baker, Debasish Saha, Mitchell Adeyemi, Usman Ikumapayi, Martin Antonio, Dilruba Nasrin, William Blackwelder, Yukun Wu, Sandra Panchalingam, Kousick Biswas, Karen Kotloff, James P Nataro, Myron M Levine, Transmission of Diarrheal Pathogens through Drinking Water in Rural Gambia, Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation, Disinfection 2011 , pp. 53-63(11)

Ma. A. Thera, O. K. Doumbo, D. Coulibaly, M. B. Laurens, A. Ouattara, A. K. Kone, A. B. Guindo, K. Traore, I. Traore, B. Kouriba, D. A. Diallo, I. Diarra, M. Daou, A. Dolo, Y. Tolo, M. S. Sissoko, A. Niangaly, M. Sissoko, S. Takala-Harrison, K. E. Lyke, Y. Wu, W. C. Blackwelder, O. Godeaux , J. Vekemans, M. Dubois, W. R. Ballou, J. Cohen, D. Thompson, T. Dube, L. Soisson, C. L. Diggs, B. House, D. E. Lanar, S. Dutta, D. G. Heppner, Jr., C. V. Plowe, A Field Trial to Assess a Blood-Stage Malaria Vaccine, New England Journal of Medicine, September 2011; 365: 1004-13

Samer S. El-Kamary, Melissa Billington, Stephen Deitz, Elaina Colby, Howard Rhinehart, Yukun Wu, William Blackwelder, Robert Edelman, Albert Lee, Alan King, Safety and tolerability of the Easy VaxTM Clinical Epidermal Electroporation System in Healthy Adults, Molecular Therapy (2012); 20 1, 214-220

Y. Wu, L. Zhang, Comparison of two Academic Software Packages for Analyzing 2D GEL Images, Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Volume: 9, Issue: 6 (2011) pp. 775-794

Y. Wu, N. Neerchal, R. Dyer, U. Tasch, P Rajkondawar, Modeling Bovine Lameness with Limb Movement Variables, Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 2011, 4: 419-425