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Bo Yu MD, MS

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Assistant Professor

Email: by26@uw.edu | Phone: 206.221.8279

Our team is interested in investigating ovarian carcinogenesis using a fallopian tube organoid model.  A large percentage of ovarian cancer originates from the fallopian tube.  We create organoids from patients with various genetic backgrounds and challenge the organoids with a variety of carcinogens in order to learn how this deadly cancer initiates and progresses in the fallopian tubes.  We hope a better understanding of the pathogenesis of ovarian cancer will lead to early detection and targeted treatment strategies.