Ming Yu, Ph.D, professor

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Yu Ming Professor

Department of Nutrition and Food Science






Research direction

Focus on nutrition and tumor.




Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China. B.S. in Medicine, July 1996.

Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China. M.S. in Nutrition and Food Hygiene, July 1999.

Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China. Ph.D. in Oncology, July 2002.



Professional Experience

1996/07-present: Teacher, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China.




1.      Research on the components of metabolic syndrome combined with intestinal flora and metabolomics in the early screening and intervention in diabetes mellitus. Major science and technology project of chronic disease prevention and treatment in Tianjin. 17ZXMFSY00030, 1 million RMB, 2017.10-2020.09.

2.      Research on risk assessment model and prevention effect of blackberry in pancreatic cancer. Major science and technology project of chronic disease prevention and treatment in Tianjin. 17ZXMFSY00010, 1 million RMB, 2017.10-2020.09.

3.      Study on the mechanisms of leptin in the regulation of hTERT expression in pancreatic cancer cell proliferation. Key project of natural science fund in Tianjin. 11JCZDJC18400, 200,000 RMB, 2011.04-2014.12.

4.      Regulatory role of NF-κB/hTERT signaling network in breast cancer to adriamycin resistance. The National Natural Science Fund. 30701013, 180000 RMB, 2008.01-2010.12.

5.      Study on the regulatory mechanism and function of Foxp3 expression in pancreatic cancer cells under hypoxic microenvironment.The National Natural Science Fund. 81272685/H1617, 600,000 RMB, 2013.01-2016.12.




1.        Meng G, Zhang B, Yu F, Li C, Zhang Q, Liu L, Wu H, Xia Y, Bao X, Shi H, Su Q, Gu Y, Fang L, Yang H, Yu B, Sun S, Wang X, Zhou M, Jia Q, Jiao H, Wang B, Guo Q, Carvalhoa LA, Sun Z, Song K, Yu M*, Niu K*. Soft drinks consumption is associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease independent of metabolic syndrome in Chinese population. Eur J Nutr, 2018, 57(6): 2113-2121.

2.        Xiuchao Wang, Jie Dong, Li Jia, Tiansuo Zhao, Mingxiao Lang, Zengxun Li, Chungen Lan, Xin Li, Jihui Hao, Hongwei Wang, Tai Qin, Chongbiao Huang, Shengyu Yang, Ming Yu*, He Ren*. HIF-2-dependent expression of stem cell factor promotes metastasis in hepatocellular carcinoma. Cancer Letters, 2017, 393: 113-124.

3.        Bao X, Wan M, Gu Y, Song Y, Zhang Q, Liu L, Meng G, Wu H, Xia Y, Shi H, Su  Q, Fang L, Yang H, Yu F, Sun S, Wang X, Zhou M, Jia Q, Song K, Wang G, Yu M*, Niu K*. Red cell distribution width is associated with hemoglobin A1C elevation, but not glucose elevation. J Diabetes Complications, 2017, 31(10): 1544-1548.

4.        Feifei MaLijuan HuMing Yu*Feng Wang*. Emodin decreases hepatic hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha by inhibiting its biosynthesis. American Journal of Chinese Medicine, 2016, 44(5): 997-1008.

5.        Ming Yu, Hongyi Liu, Yijie Duan, Dapeng Zhang, Shasha Li, Feng Wang. Four types of fatty acids exert differential impact on pancreatic cancer growth. Cancer Letters2015360187-194.



Postgraduate training

7 postgraduate students had graduated.



Recruits students specialized

Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Clinical Nutrition, Public Health



Membership of Academic Society

1.      Deputy Director and Secretary-general in Tianjin Trace Element Society.

2.      Member of council in Tianjin Food Society.