Jerold A. Last, Ph.D.


Internal Medicine

Pulmonary and Critical Care


Internal Medicine


  • Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry

Clinical Interests

Dr. Last's research interests focus on the regulation of protein synthesis, animal models of acute and chronic lung fibrosis, collagen biochemistry, lung toxicology and asthma.


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


Ph.D., Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, 1965

B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1959

M.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1961

Professional Memberships

American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Society of Toxicology

Honors and Awards

UC Davis Health System, Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring, 2005

UC Davis Distinguished Public Service Award, 2003

Fulbright Lecturer Awards, Uruguay and Argentina, 1999

School of Medicine Faculty Research Award, 1990