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Karin Chen, M.D.

Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 213-3599 Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Dr. Karin Chen completed her medical degree at University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. She then completed her residency and a clinical fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at UCLA. She is currently an Instructor in the Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology division at University of Utah.

Dr. Chen’s clinical interests include primary immunodeficiency diseases, eczema, and allergies. Dr. Chen’s research interests include primary immunodeficiency diseases, with an emphasis in genetic discoveries. She has been involved in the gene discovery of a form of early-onset common variable immunodeficiency.

She is the lead immunologist for the state of Utah severe combined immunodeficiency newborn screening program.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Immunology and Rheumatology
Board Certification American Board of Allergy & Immunology
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Transplantation Immunology
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Primary Immunodeficiency

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Immunology and Rheumatology
Board Certification American Board of Allergy & Immunology
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 587-7576 Williams Building
Department of Pediatrics
295 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Dr. Karin Chen completed her medical degree at University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. She then completed her residency and a clinical fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at UCLA. She is currently an Instructor in the Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology division at University of Utah.

Dr. Chen’s clinical interests include primary immunodeficiency disease, eczema, and allergies. Dr. Chen’s research interests include primary immunodeficiency diseases, with an emphasis in genetics. Her current research focus is in the study of the rare disorder multiple intestinal atresia with immunodeficiency.

She also has a keen interest in the development of a severe combined immunodeficiency newborn screening program for the state of Utah.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Allergy & Immunology
Fellow
Residency David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Pediatrics
Resident
Professional Medical University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of California, Davis, Division of Biological Sciences
Zoology
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Chen K, Coonrod EM, Kumanovics A, Franks ZF, Durtschi JD, Margraf RL, Wu W, Heikal NM, Augustine NH, Ridge PG, Hill HR, Jorde LB, Weyrich AS, Zimmerman GA, Gundlapalli AV, Bohnsack JF, Voelkerding K(2013)Germline Mutations in NFKB2 Implicate the Noncanonical NF-kappaB Pathway in the Pathogenesis of Common Variable Immunodeficiency.  American Journal of Human Genetics, 93(5),812-24
  2. Lee YN, Frugoni F, Dobbs K, Walter JE, Giliani S, Gennery AR, Al-Herz W, Haddad E, Ledeist F, Bleesing JH, Henderson LA, Pai SY, Nelson RP, El-Ghoneimy DH, El-Feky RA, Reda SM, Hossny E, Soler-Palacin P, Fuleihan RL, Patel NC, Massaad MJ, Geha RS, Puck JM, Palma P, Cancrini C, Chen K, Vihinen M, Alt FW, Notarangelo L(2013)A systematic analysis of recombination activity and genotype-phenotype correlation in human recombination-activating gene 1 deficiency.LID - S0091-6749(13)01558-3 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.jaci.2013.10.007 [doi]  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology,

Review

  1. Viera L, Chen K, Nel A, Lloret M(2009)The impact of air pollutants as an adjuvant for allergic sensitization and asthma.  Current Allergy & Asthma Reports, 9(4),327-33

Editorial

  1. Chen K, Rondina MT, Weyrich A(2013)A sticky story for signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 in platelets.  Journal of Exercise, Sports & Orthopedics, 127(4),421-3

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