Tim Yu

Dr. Tim Yu is a neurologist and researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital. He completed his MD and PhD at UC San Francisco and neurology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and is currently Staff Physician at Boston Children’s Hospital, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. His research group in the Division of Genetics and Genomics works at the intersection of population genetics, bioinformatics, and neurobiology to study neurodevelopmental disorders and advance genomic medicine. Current projects range from computational analyses of large WES/WGS datasets for autism gene discovery, investigations of genome sequencing for newborn screening and neonatal ICU care, and the advancement of strategies for individualized genomic medicine for rare pediatric disorders.