Chaim O. Jacob

  • Associate Professor of Medicine (Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases), Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine
Office: (323) 442-1822

Expertise Summary

Expert in gynecology, including sterilization, infertility and endometriosis


  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (chronicinflammatory autoimmune diseaseof connective tissue, affecting the skinand various internal organs)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus inchildren
  • Linkage and Candidate gene studies infamilies with Systemic LupusErythematosus
  • Candidate gene studies in Insulin-Dependent Diabetes mellitus inhispanics
  • Molecular characterization of tumornecrosis factor in lupus mouse models
  • Studies of molecular mechanisms ofautoimmuity using knock-out mice
  • human molecular genetics
  • molecular medicine
  • immunology
  • autoimmunity


  • Hungarian
  • Hebrew