Philosophy of Care
Dr. Jonas believes in high quality, innovative, and compassionate care of his patients. Dr. Jonas believes in a team-based approach to patient care, utilizing expertise of nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and consultants to provide complete care for his patients.
Dr. Jonas’ clinical interests include: acute myeloid leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, acute lymphoblastic leukemia and other hematologic malignancies.
2279 45th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UC Davis, Davis, CA, 2007
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 1999
American Board of Internal Medicine,
American College of Physicians
American Medical Association
American Physician-Scientist Association
American Society of Clinical Oncology Associate Member
American Society of Hematology
Select Honors and Awards:
Golden Key Honor Society, UC Berkeley, 1999
Phi Beta Kappa Society, Alpha Chapter, UC Berkeley, 1999
UC Regents Scholarship, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2007
M.D., Ph.D. Fellowship Award, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2007
Phi Sigma Biological Sciences Honor Society, Gamma Delta Chapter, UC Davis, 2004
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), Eta California Chapter, UC Davis, 2006
Allan T. Nunn, MD Memorial Scholarship in Oncology, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2007
Loren D. Carlson Student Research Award, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2007
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Career Development Program – Special Fellow in Clinical Research Award, 2012
CIRM Stem Cell Training Program – Clinical Fellow, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2013
Select Recent Publications:
Goodson M, Jonas BA, Privalsky MA. Corepressors: Custom tailoring and alterations while you wait. Nucl Recept Signal. 2005;3:e003.
Goodson ML, Mengeling BJ, Jonas BA, Privalsky ML. Alternative mRNA splicing of corepressors generates variants that play opposing roles in adipocyte differentiation. J Biol Chem. 2011 Dec 30;286(52):44988-99.
Jonas BA, Varlakhanova N, Hayakawa F, Goodson M, Privalsky ML. Response of SMRT and N-CoR corepressors to MAP Kinase Kinase Kinase cascades is determined by alternative mRNA splicing. Mol Endocrinol. 2007 Aug;21(8):1924-39.
Goodson ML, Jonas BA, Privalsky ML. Alternative mRNA splicing of SMRT creates functional diversity by generating corepressor isoforms with different affinities for different nuclear receptors. J Biol Chem. 2005 Mar 4;280(9):7493-503
Jonas BA, Privalsky ML. SMRT and N-CoR corepressors are regulated by distinct kinase signaling pathways. J Biol Chem. 2004 Dec 24;279(52):54676-86.