Yu-Xiao Yang

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Associate Professor of Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
Attending Physician, Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC)
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC)
Senior Scholar, Center for Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
Division of GI
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
423 Guardian Drive
733 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-5027
BE (Electrical Engineering)
City College of New York, 1992.
New York University School of Medicine, 1996.
University of Pennsylvania, 2003.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

GI cancer epidemiology
Colon cancer
Safety of acid suppressive therapy

Selected Publications

Freedberg DE,Lamousé-Smith ES,Lightdale JR, Jin Z, Yang YX, Abrams JA: Use of Acid Suppression Medication is Associated with Risk for C. difficile Infection in Infants and Children: A Population-Based Study. Clinical Infectious Diseases 61(6): 912-7, Sep 2015.

Menezes A, Tierney A, Yang YX, Forde KA, Bewtra M, Metz DC, Ginsberg GG, Falk GW: Adherence to the 2011 AGA Medical Position Statement for the Diagnosis and Management of Barrett's Esophagus. Diseases of the Esophagus 28(6): 538-46, Aug 2015.

Boursi B, Lurie I, Mamtani R, Haynes K, Yang YX: Anti-depressant therapy and cancer risk: a nested case-control study. European Neuropsychopharmacology 25(8): 1147-57, Aug 2015.

Boursi SB, Mamtani R, Yang YX: The effect of past antibiotic exposure on diabetes risk. European Journal of Endocrinology 172(6): 639-48, Jun 2015.

Boursi SB, Haynes K, Mamtani R, Yang YX: Impact of antibiotic exposure on the risk of colorectal cancer. Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety 24(5): 534-42, May 2015.

Boursi SB, Haynes K, Mamtani R, Yang YX: Thyroid dysfunction, thyroid hormone replacement and colorectal cancer risk. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 107(6): djv084, Apr 2015.

Boursi BS, Haynes K, Mamtani R, Yang YX: Recurrent antibiotic exposure may promote cancer formation - another step in understanding the role of the human microbiota? European Journal of Cancer 2015 Notes: In press.

Almario C, Haynes K, Metz DC, Yang YX: Risk of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Patients with a Diagnosis of Pernicious Anemia: A Population-Based Retrospective Cohort Study. European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2015 Notes: In press.

Byrne DD, Newcomb CW, Carbonari DM, Nezamzadeh MS, Leidl KBF, Herlim M, Yang YX, Hennessy S, Kostman JR, Leonard MB, Localio AR, Lo Re V: Increased Risk of Hip Fracture Associated with Dually-Treated HIV/Hepatitis B Virus Coinfection. Journal of Viral Hepatitis 2015 Notes: In press.

Freedberg DE, Haynes K, Denburg MR, Zemel BS, Leonard MB, Abrams JA, Yang YX: Use of Proton Pump inhibitors is Associated with Fractures in Young Adults: A Population-Based Study. Osteoporosis International 2015 Notes: In press.

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Last updated: 09/14/2015
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