Academic Appointments

Professional Education

  • BS, Yale University, Biomedical Engineering
  • MS, Yale University, Engineering and Applied Science
  • PhD, University of California, San Diego, Biomedical Sciences
  • MD, University of California, San Diego


  • Davorka Messmer, Rebecca Saenz. "United States Patent 8,999,349 HMGB1-derived peptides enhance immune response to antigens.", UCSD, Apr 7, 2015

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Allergy, Immunology, Bioengineering and Biodesign


Graduate and Fellowship Programs

  • Allergy/Immunology (Fellowship Program)