He received a Ph. D. in Physiology from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas in 1988. Prior to his joining the faculty in 2006, Dr. Yu was a member of the physiology faculty at UT Southwestern Medical School and assistant professor of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana State University.
He is interested in the research of neuro-endocrinology, reproductive physiology and obesity.
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
The Endocrine Society
Society for Neuroscience
Patent: McCann, S.M. and W.H. Yu. "FSH-releasing peptides", Patent No.: 6,300,471 B1, Date of Patent: Oct. 9, 2001.
Patent: McCann, S.M. and W.H. Yu. "FSH-releasing peptides", Patent No.: US6,407,205 B1, Date ofPatent: Jun. 18, 2002.
Patent: Enright, F.M., J.M. Jaynes, W. Hansel, K.L. Koonce, S.M. McCann, W.H. Yu, P. A. Malrose, L.D. Foil and P.H. Elzer. "Ligand/lytic peptide compositions and methods of use". Patent No: US 6,635,740 B1, Date of Patent: Oct. 21, 2003.
Ad Hoc Manuscript Reviewer:
The J oumal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry. Denis G. Baskin (ed.): Mar., 2000.
European J oumal of Endocrinology. Peter Clayton (ed.): Nov., 2000.
European J oumal of Endocrinology. Peter Clayton (ed.): July, 2001.
American Joumal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism. Charles Burant(ed.): May, 2002.
Hormone Research. M. B. Ranke (ed.): April, 2003.
Judge for Baton Rouge Junior High School Science Fair: Mar. 1, 2000.
Teaching "Biology" in Chiang-Zuway High School, Taipei, Taiwan (1977-1978).
Teaching "Physiological Experiments" in National Yang-Ming Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan (1980-1982).
Teaching "Physiological Experiments" for medical and allied health science students in UT Southwestem Medical School (1988-1995).
Postdoctoral Fellows Supervised: Claudio Mastronardi (1998-2002).
Teaching "Anatomy & Physio1ogy" in Richland College, Dallas, TX (2005-present).
1. Dr. Samuel M. McCann (retired):
Home address: 7502 Hillgreen Circle, Dallas, TX 75214
2. Dr. Donna Ryan:
Associate Director, Pennington Biomedical Research Center,
Louisiana State University
6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
3. Dr. W. Les Dees
Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Public Health
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77845
4. Dr. Raymond P. Canham:
Executive Dean, Division of Math, Science and Behavioral Sciences
12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, TX 75243-2199