John S. Yu

Director, Surgical Neuro-Oncology
Cedars-Sinai

John S. Yu is the Medical Director of the Brain Tumor Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He is Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Neurosurgery. He is conducting research in immune and stem cell therapy for brain tumors.

Dr. Yu earned his bachelor's degree from Stanford University and spent a year at the Sorbonne in Paris studying French literature. He completed his fellowship in immunology at the Institut Pasteur in Paris. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and master's degree from the Harvard University Department of Genetics. He completed his neurosurgical residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He is chairman and founder of Kairos Pharma, a development stage biotechnology company focused on immunotherapy and nanotechnology.