University of California
Karen B. King, PhD

Karen B. King, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor of Medicine (UCSF);
and Visiting Assistant Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering (UCB)
School of Medicine
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
University of California
Richmond, CA 94804-4603
kbking@itsa.ucsf.edu
510-665-3446
 
Current Research Interests
• Occupational Medicine, Musculoskeletal Disease
• Development of an experimental model for epicondylitis
• Development of an experimental model for occupational joint disease
• Development of an experimental model for carpal tunnel syndrome
 
Key Publications

King KB, Chubinskaya S, Reid DL, Madsen LH, Mollenhauer J. 1997. Absence of cell-surface annexin V is accompanied by defective collagen matrix binding in the Swarm rat chondrosarcoma. J Cell Biochem 65:131-44.

Mollenhauer J, Mok MT, King KB, Gupta M, Chubinskaya S, Koepp H, Cole AA. 1999. Expression of anchorin CII (cartilage annexin V) in human young, normal adult, and osteoarthritic cartilage. J Histochem Cytochem 47:209-20.

King KB, Lorenzo P, Bayliss MT, Heingard D. 1999. A definitive change occurs in the distribution of extracellular matrix molecules CILP and COMP in early stage arthritis. New Investigator's Recognition Award semi-finalist. Trans Orthop Res Soc 24:303.

King KB, Lorenzo P, Bayliss MT, Heinegard D. COMP and CILP are extracellular matrix tissue molecular markers for early joint disease. Submitted for publication.
 
Teaching
Co-instructor, Ergonomics Seminar (UCB)
Cell Biology Laboratory for Engineers (UCB)
 
Public and University Service
Faculty coordinator for the Center for Tissue Bioengineering
Faculty coordinator for Bioengineering Research Forum (UCSF/UCB)