Wei Yu

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tracking the epidemiology of human genes in the literature: the HuGE Published Literature database
    Bruce K Lin
    Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1-4. 2006
  2. doi request reprint A navigator for human genome epidemiology
    Wei Yu
    Nat Genet 40:124-5. 2008
  3. pmc GAPscreener: an automatic tool for screening human genetic association literature in PubMed using the support vector machine technique
    Wei Yu
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:205. 2008
  4. pmc Gene Prospector: an evidence gateway for evaluating potential susceptibility genes and interacting risk factors for human diseases
    Wei Yu
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:528. 2008
  5. pmc An open source infrastructure for managing knowledge and finding potential collaborators in a domain-specific subset of PubMed, with an example from human genome epidemiology
    Wei Yu
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 8:436. 2007
  6. pmc The need for genetic variant naming standards in published abstracts of human genetic association studies
    Wei Yu
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    BMC Res Notes 2:56. 2009
  7. pmc An automatic method to generate domain-specific investigator networks using PubMed abstracts
    Wei Yu
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:17. 2007
  8. pmc Application of support vector machine modeling for prediction of common diseases: the case of diabetes and pre-diabetes
    Wei Yu
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:16. 2010
  9. pmc GWAS Integrator: a bioinformatics tool to explore human genetic associations reported in published genome-wide association studies
    Wei Yu
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 19:1095-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint HuGE Watch: tracking trends and patterns of published studies of genetic association and human genome epidemiology in near-real time
    Wei Yu
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 16:1155-8. 2008

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Tracking the epidemiology of human genes in the literature: the HuGE Published Literature database
    Bruce K Lin
    Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1-4. 2006
    ..Here, the authors provide an overview of the database and its characteristics and uses...
  2. doi request reprint A navigator for human genome epidemiology
    Wei Yu
    Nat Genet 40:124-5. 2008
  3. pmc GAPscreener: an automatic tool for screening human genetic association literature in PubMed using the support vector machine technique
    Wei Yu
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:205. 2008
    ..The GAPscreener, a free SVM-based software tool, can be used to assist in screening PubMed abstracts for human genetic association studies...
  4. pmc Gene Prospector: an evidence gateway for evaluating potential susceptibility genes and interacting risk factors for human diseases
    Wei Yu
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:528. 2008
    ..The application, called Gene Prospector, also provides a comprehensive set of links to additional data sources...
  5. pmc An open source infrastructure for managing knowledge and finding potential collaborators in a domain-specific subset of PubMed, with an example from human genome epidemiology
    Wei Yu
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 8:436. 2007
    ..The design of this infrastructure makes the system potentially extensible to other data sources...
  6. pmc The need for genetic variant naming standards in published abstracts of human genetic association studies
    Wei Yu
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    BMC Res Notes 2:56. 2009
    ..The consistent use of rs numbers in abstracts that report genetic associations would enhance knowledge synthesis and translation in this field...
  7. pmc An automatic method to generate domain-specific investigator networks using PubMed abstracts
    Wei Yu
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:17. 2007
    ..We present a novel strategy for building investigator networks dynamically and producing detailed investigator profiles using data available in PubMed abstracts...
  8. pmc Application of support vector machine modeling for prediction of common diseases: the case of diabetes and pre-diabetes
    Wei Yu
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:16. 2010
    ..We illustrate the method to detect persons with diabetes and pre-diabetes in a cross-sectional representative sample of the U.S. population...
  9. pmc GWAS Integrator: a bioinformatics tool to explore human genetic associations reported in published genome-wide association studies
    Wei Yu
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 19:1095-9. 2011
    ..hugenavigator.net/HuGENavigator/gWAHitStartPage.do). The GWAS Integrator may help enhance inference on potential genetic associations identified from GWAS studies...
  10. ncbi request reprint HuGE Watch: tracking trends and patterns of published studies of genetic association and human genome epidemiology in near-real time
    Wei Yu
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 16:1155-8. 2008
    ..The application allows users to display temporal trends and spatial distributions as line charts and google maps, providing a quick overview of progress in the field. http://www.hugenavigator.net/HuGENavigator/startPageWatch.do..
  11. pmc Reporting of human genome epidemiology (HuGE) association studies: an empirical assessment
    Ajay Yesupriya
    National Office of Public Health Genomics, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:31. 2008
    ..Transparent reporting of study methods and results allows readers to better assess the validity of study findings. Here, we document reporting practices of human genome epidemiology studies...
  12. pmc Trends in population-based studies of human genetics in infectious diseases
    Jessica L Rowell
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Office of Epidemiology, Surveillance, and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e25431. 2012
    ..This approach offers new opportunities for understanding infectious disease susceptibility, severity, treatment, control, and prevention...
  13. pmc Genome-wide association studies, field synopses, and the development of the knowledge base on genetic variation and human diseases
    Muin J Khoury
    Office of Public Health Genomics, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:269-79. 2009
    ..As a next step in the evolution of Human Genome Epidemiology reviews, the authors invite investigators to submit field synopses for possible publication in the American Journal of Epidemiology...
  14. doi request reprint Horizon scanning for new genomic tests
    Marta Gwinn
    McKing Consulting Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Genet Med 13:161-5. 2011
    ..Consequently, it is not easy to determine which tests are in development, currently available, or discontinued. We developed and assessed the usefulness of a systematic approach to identifying new genomic tests on the Internet...
  15. doi request reprint Genetic epidemiology with a capital E, ten years after
    Muin J Khoury
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta GA 30333, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 35:845-52. 2011
    ..We extend Duncan Thomas' capital E to include "Evaluation" as the tools of epidemiology are increasingly used to assess how genome-based information can be applied in medicine and public health...
  16. doi request reprint Identification and quantification of coronary atherosclerotic plaques: a comparison of 64-MDCT and intravascular ultrasound
    Junyan Sun
    Department of Radiology, Beijing An Zhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, An Ding Men Wai An Zhen Li, Chao Yang District, 100029, Beijing, China
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:748-54. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the accuracy of 64-MDCT with that of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) for the identification and quantitative analysis of coronary atherosclerotic plaques...
  17. pmc Survival and aging in the wild via residual demography
    Hans Georg Muller
    Department of Statistics, University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Theor Popul Biol 72:513-22. 2007
    ..Several extensions are discussed. Residual demography is demonstrated for data on fruit flies Bactrocera oleae...
  18. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a CGH microarray for clinical cytogenetic diagnosis
    Sau W Cheung
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Genet Med 7:422-32. 2005
    ..We developed a microarray for clinical diagnosis of chromosomal disorders using large insert genomic DNA clones as targets for comparative genomic hybridization (CGH)...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Bone mineral density and leptin receptor polymorphism Gln223Arg in Han women in Beijing]
    Jie Jiao
    Department of Endocrinology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100730, China
    Zhonghua Nei Ke Za Zhi 43:276-9. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between bone mineral density (BMD) and leptin receptor (LEPR) polymorphism (Gln223 Arg) in young women and postmenopausl osteoporotic women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Development of a comparative genomic hybridization microarray and demonstration of its utility with 25 well-characterized 1p36 deletions
    Wei Yu
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 12:2145-52. 2003
    ..We anticipate that array CGH will change the diagnostic approach to many congenital and acquired genetic diseases such as mental retardation, birth defects and cancer...