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Karen Lee, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology

Interest (in 3 to 10 words):

Duke University, Bachelor of Science, Biology, Magna Cum Laude
Medical / Graduate School Medical University of South Carolina, Doctor of Medicine
Residency Internship: St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan, Preliminary Medicine

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 2009-2012
Clinical / Post-doctoral Fellowship Breast and Body Imaging Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, New York, NY
Current Radiologist, Mount Sinai Health System
& Programs
Clinical Interest Breast imaging, including mammograms, ultrasounds and MRIs, as well as perform interventional breast procedures such as imaging-guided breast biopsies and preoperative localizations.
Research Interest
Selected Publications   Lee KA, Sasaki A, Gordon L (2006). Autonomous functioning thyroid nodule. American College of Radiology Case in Point

Edavettal SC, Lee KA, Negishi M, Linhardt RJ, Liu J, Pedersen LC (2004). Crystal structure and mutational analysis of heparan sulfate 3-O-sulfotransferase isoform 1. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 279 (24), 25789-97.

Lee KA, Fuda H, Lee YC, Negishi M, Strott CA, Pedersen LC (2003). Crystal structure of human cholesterol sulfotransferase (SULT2B1b) in the presence of pregnenolone and 3'-phosphoadenosine 5'-phosphate. Rationale for specificity differences between prototypical SULT2A1 and the SULT2BG1 isoforms. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 278 (45), 44593-9.
Honors and  
American Institute of Radiologic Pathology, Best Case in Chest (May 2011)

Radiological Society of North America, Scientific Presentation, Incidental adrenal lesion on PET-CT in cancer patients: Which lesions need follow-up? (November 2010)

Radiological Society of North America, Education Exhibit, Thoracic imaging of eosinophilic diseases (November 2010)

Graduation Usher, Medical University of South Carolina (May 2006)

American Gastroenterological Association, Student Research Fellowship Award (August 2002 July 2003)

Magna Cum Laude Graduate, Duke University (May 2002)

Graduation with Distinction in Biology, Duke University (May 2002)

McAlister Scholarship, Duke University Endowed Scholarship (August 1999 - December 2001)
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.