Jacob Loeffler, MD

EDUCATION

  • Medicine Internship: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
  • MD: University of California, Davis
  • Undergraduate: University of California, Santa Barbara

 

CLINICAL AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Neuroimmunology and Neuro-oncology
  • Brain organoids as models of neurologic disease
  • Epigenetic regulation of neural stem cells
 

PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

Loeffler, J. W., Obara H., Fujimura, N., Bove, P., Newton, DH., et al. Medical therapy and intervention do not improve uncomplicated isolated mesenteric artery dissection outcomes over observation alone, Journal of Vascular Surgery Volume 66, Issue 1, July 2017, Pages 202-208

Loeffler J. Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis in the Returning Traveler. Oral presentation delivered at: 2021 ACP Northern California Chapter Meeting, November 7, 2020.

Loeffler J. Epigenetic Dysregulation in Microcephaly. Oral presentation delivered at: 2019 UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center Annual Symposium, May 10, 2019.

Klein RH, Loeffler J, Knoepfler P. Modeling Microcephaly Using MYCN Mutant Brain Organoids. Poster session presented at: 2019 UC Davis SOM Poster Day, March 6, 2019

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Eli Benjamini Endowed Fund for Biological Sciences, UC Davis School of Medicine
  • Daniel T. O’Connor MD Memorial Research Grant Award, UC Davis School of Medicine
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Robert Hye Memorial Research Award for Best Trainee Presentation, 2016 Western Vascular Society Annual Meeting

 

HOBBIES

Hiking the Santa Cruz mountains

Reading (science fiction, history)

Mindful meditation