University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Bio for Elizabeth Jaffe, M.D.

Elizabeth Jaffe, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Contact Information
Office Location:
Timber Lane Allergy & Asthma Associates, 53 Timber Lane, S. Burlington, VT 05403


Fellow, Allergy/Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada (2000)
Pediatric Residency, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1997)
M.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA (1993)
Ph.D., Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (1988)
B.S., Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI (1976)
M.A., Biology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (1978)

Academic Appointments

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2007-present)

Clinical Appointments

Clinician, Timber Lane Allergy and Asthma Associates, Burlington, VT (1997-1999) (2001-present)


Alcorn JF, Rinaldi LM, Jaffe EF, van Loon M, Bates JHT, Jannsen-Heinenger MW, Irvin CG. Transforming Growth Factor-B1 Suppresses Airway Hyperesponsiveness in Allergic Airway Disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2007; 176: 974-982

Wagers S, Jaffe EF, Irvin CG. Development, Structure, and Physiology in Normal and Asthmatic. Sixth Edition of Middleton’s Allergy Principles and Practice. 2003

Jaffe, E.F., Lejtenyi, M.C., Noya, F.J.D., and Mazer, B.D.  Secondary Hypogammaglobulinemia.  Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America 2001; 21: 141-163.

Jaffe, E., Bornstein, P., and Disteche, C.M.  (1990)  Mapping of the thrombospondin gene to human chromosome 15 and mouse chromosome 2 by in situ hybridization.  Genomics 7,123-126.

Jaffe, E.F. (1988) Dosage compensation and heat shock response of the Drosophila pseudoobscura hsp 82 gene in D. melanogaster.  Ph.D. Thesis, University of Washington

Laird, C., Jaffe, E., Karpen, G., Lamb, M., Nelson, R. (1987) Fragile sites in human chromosomes as regions of late-replicating DNA.  Trends in Genetics 3, 274-281.

Jaffe, E. and Laird, C. (1986).  Dosage Compensation in Drosophila .  Trends in Genetics 2, 316-321.
Dixon, K., Ryder, B.J. and Burch-Jaffe, E. (1982).  Enhanced metastasis of tumors induced by an SV40 small t deletion mutant.  Nature; 296, 672-675

Osborne, T.F., Schell, R.E., Burch-Jaffe, E., Berget, S.J. and Berk, A.J.  (1981).  Mapping a eukaryotic promoter: A DNA sequence required for in vivo expression of adenovirus pre-early functions.;PNAS 78, 1381-1385.