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Department of Internal Medicine

Jerold A. Last, Ph.D. View profile as PDF

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.


Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry


Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care


Internal Medicine


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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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

Select 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