Yue Sun

Yue Sun_2014


  • Residency: Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA (2012-2016)
  • Research: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
  • Medical School: Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China


Surgical Pathology




 Sun Y, Asmal M, Lane S, Permar SR, Schmidt SD, Mascola JR, Letvin NL.Antibody-Dependent Cell-Mediated Cytotoxicity in Simian Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Rhesus Monkeys. J Virology. 2011 May 18.

Letvin NL, Rao SS, Montefiori DC, Seaman MS, Sun Y, Lim SY, Yeh WW, Asmal M, Gelman RS, Shen L, Whitney JB, Seoighe C, Lacerda M, Keating S, Norris PJ, Hudgens MG, Gilbert PB, Buzby AP, Mach LV, Zhang J, Balachandran H, Shaw GM, Schmidt SD, Todd JP, Dodson A, Mascola JR, Nabel GJ. Immune and Genetic Correlates of Vaccine Protection against Mucosal Infection by SIV in Monkeys. Science Translational Medicine. 2011 May 4; 3(81):81ra36.

Asmal M, Sun Y, Lane S, Yeh W, Schmidt SD, Mascola JR, Letvin NL. Antibody-dependent cell-mediated viral inhibition emerges after SIVmac251 infection of rhesus monkeys coincident with gp140 binding antibodies and is effective against neutralization-resistant viruses. J Virology. 2011 Mar 30.

Sun Y, Santra S, Buzby AP, Mascola JR, Nabel GJ, Letvin NL. Recombinant vector-induced HIV/SIV-specific CD4(+) T lymphocyte responses in rhesus monkeys. Virology. 2010 Oct 10; 406(1):48-55.

Kim WK, Sun Y, Do H, Autissier P, Halpern EF, Piatak M, Lifson JD, Burdo TH, McGrath MS, Williams K. Monocyte heterogeneity underlying phenotypic changes in monocytes according to SIV disease stage. J Leukoc Biol. 2010 Apr; 87(4):557-67.

Sun Y, Bailer RT, Rao SS, Mascola JR, Nabel GJ, Koup RA, Letvin NL. Systemic and mucosal T-lymphocyte activation induced by recombinant adenovirus vaccines in rhesus monkeys. J Virology. 2009 Oct; 83(20):10596-604.

Santra S, Sun Y, Korioth-Schmitz B, Fitzgerald J, Charbonneau C, Santos G, Seaman MS, Ratcliffe SJ, Montefiori DC, Nabel GJ, Ertl HC, Letvin NL. Heterologous prime/boost immunizations of rhesus monkeys using chimpanzee adenovirus vectors. Vaccine. 2009 Sep 25; 27(42):5837-45.

Cayabyab MJ, Korioth-Schmitz B, Sun Y, Carville A, Balachandran H, Miura A, Carlson KR, Buzby AP, Haynes BF, Jacobs WR, Letvin NL. Recombinant Mycobacterium bovis BCG prime-recombinant adenovirus boost vaccination in rhesus monkeys elicits robust polyfunctional simian immunodeficiency virus-specific T-cell responses. J Virology. 2009 Jun; 83(11):5505-13.

Zahn RC, Rett MD, Korioth-Schmitz B, Sun Y, Buzby AP, Goldstein S, Brown CR, Byrum RA, Freeman GJ, Letvin NL, Hirsch VM, Schmitz JE. Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV)-specific CD8+ T-cell responses in vervet African green monkeys chronically infected with SIVagm. J Virology. 2008 Dec; 82(23):11577-88.

Sun Y, Santra S, Schmitz JE, Roederer M, Letvin NL. Magnitude and quality of vaccine-elicited T-cell responses in the control of immunodeficiency virus replication in rhesus monkeys. J Virology. 2008 Sep; 82(17):8812-9.

Permar SR, Rao SS, Sun Y, Bao S, Buzby AP, Kang HH, Letvin NL. Clinical measles after measles virus challenge in simian immunodeficiency virus-infected measles virus-vaccinated rhesus monkeys. J Infect Dis. 2007 Dec 15; 196(12):1784-93.

Santra S, Sun Y, Parvani JG, Philippon V, Wyand MS, Manson K, Gomez-Yafal A, Mazzara G, Panicali D, Markham PD, Montefiori DC, Letvin NL. Heterologous prime/boost immunization of rhesus monkeys by using diverse poxvirus vectors. J Virology. 2007 Aug; 81(16):8563-70.

Sun Y, Permar SR, Buzby AP, Letvin NL. Memory CD4+ T-lymphocyte loss and dysfunction during primary simian immunodeficiency virus infection. J Virology. 2007 Aug; 81(15):8009-15.

Sun Y, Schmitz JE, Buzby AP, Barker BR, Rao SS, Xu L, Yang ZY, Mascola JR, Nabel GJ, Letvin NL. Virus-specific cellular immune correlates of survival in vaccinated monkeys after simian immunodeficiency virus challenge. J Virology. 2006 Nov; 80(22):10950-6.

Letvin NL, Mascola JR, Sun Y, Gorgone DA, Buzby AP, Xu L, Yang ZY, Chakrabarti B, Rao SS, Schmitz JE, Montefiori DC, Barker BR, Bookstein FL, Nabel GJ. Preserved CD4+ central memory T cells and survival in vaccinated SIV-challenged monkeys. Science. 2006 Jun 9; 312(5779):1530-3.

Acierno PM, Schmitz JE, Gorgone DA, Sun Y, Santra S, Seaman MS, Newberg MH, Mascola JR, Nabel GJ, Panicali D, Letvin NL. Preservation of functional virus-specific memory CD8+ T lymphocytes in vaccinated, simian human immunodeficiency virus-infected rhesus monkeys. J Immunology. 2006 May 1; 176(9):5338-45.

Sun Y, Schmitz JE, Acierno PM, Santra S, Subbramanian RA, Barouch DH, Gorgone DA, Lifton MA, Beaudry KR, Manson K, Philippon V, Xu L, Maecker HT, Mascola JR, Panicali D, Nabel GJ, Letvin NL. Dysfunction of simian immunodeficiency virus/simian human immunodeficiency virus-induced IL-2 expression by central memory CD4+ T lymphocytes. J Immunology. 2005 Apr 15; 174(8):4753-60.

Sun Y, Iglesias E, Samri A, Kamkamidze G, Decoville T, Carcelain G, Autran B. A systematic comparison of methods to measure HIV-1 specific CD8 T cells. J Immunol Methods. 2003 Jan 15; 272(1-2):23-34.


Sun Y, Zhao Q. Epithelioid hemangioma of the penis: a case report. 2014 CAP meeting

Sun Y, Ye HH, Wu H, O’Hara C. PD-L1 expression in stage IV lung cancer. 2014 USCAP meeting

Sun Y, De Las Morenas A. PD-L1 expression in anaplastic thyroid cancer. 2013 CAP meeting