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Karin Chen, M.D.

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Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin

Clinical Details

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 an Assistant Professor 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 an Assistant Professor 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.

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. 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 LD (2014). A systematic analysis of recombination activity and genotype-phenotype correlation in human recombination-activating gene 1 deficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 133(4), 1099-108.
  2. Singleton MV, Guthery SL, Voelkerding KV, Chen K, Kennedy B, Margraf RL, Durtschi J, Eilbeck K, Reese MG, Jorde LB, Huff CD, Yandell M (2014). Phevor combines multiple biomedical ontologies for accurate identification of disease-causing alleles in single individuals and small nuclear families. Am J Hum Genet, 94(4), 599-610.
  3. 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 KV (2013). Germline mutations in NFKB2 implicate the noncanonical NF-kappaB pathway in the pathogenesis of common variable immunodeficiency. Am J Hum Genet, 93(5), 812-24.
  4. Land MH, Garcia-Lloret MI, Borzy MS, Rao PN, Aziz N, McGhee SA, Chen K, Gorski J, Stiehm ER (2007). Long-term results of bone marrow transplantation in complete DiGeorge syndrome. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 120(4), 908-15.

Review

  1. Viera L, Chen K, Nel A, Lloret MG (2009). The impact of air pollutants as an adjuvant for allergic sensitization and asthma. [Review]. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep, 9(4), 327-33.

Letter

  1. Chen K, Wu W, Mathew D, Zhang Y, Browne SK, Rosen LB, McManus MP, Pulsipher MA, Yandell M, Bohnsack JF, Jorde LB, Notarangelo LD, Walter JE (2014). Autoimmunity due to RAG deficiency and estimated disease incidence in RAG1/2 mutations [Letter to the editor]. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 133(3), 880-2.e10.

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