Katherine A. Shen, MD


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Family & Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Instructor
  • Divisions: Family Medicine

Board Certification

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Academic Office Information

  • 801-964-6214
  • 4745 South 3200 West
    Kearns, UT 84118

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency University of Utah Hospitals & Clin
Professional Medical University of Nevada
Undergraduate Stanford University

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Zhang X, Shen K (2001 Apr). Controlling spatiotemporal chaos via phase space compression. PHYSICAL REVIEW. E. STATISTICAL PHYSICS, PLASMAS, FLUIDS, AND REL, 63(4 Pt 2), 046212.
  2. Zhou B, Wu L, Shen K, Zhang J, Lawrence DS, Zhang ZY (2001 Mar 2). Multiple regions of MAP kinase phosphatase 3 are involved in its recognition and activation by ERK2. J Biol Chem, 276(9), 6506-15.
  3. Dahmen U, Gu YL, Dirsch O, Fan LM, Li J, Shen K, Broelsch CE (2001 Feb-Mar). Boswellic acid, a potent antiinflammatory drug, inhibits rejection to the same extent as high dose steroids. Transplant Proc, 33(1-2), 539-41.
  4. Shen K, Herman CA (2000 Dec). Partial purification and characterization of 12-lipoxygenase in bullfrog erythrocytes. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol, 127(4), 563-73.
  5. Shen K, Herman CA (2000 Dec). Partial purification and characterization of 12-lipoxygenase in bullfrog erythrocytes. Comp Biochem Physiol B, 127(4), 563-573.
  6. Song MM, Nio Y, Dong M, Tamura K, Furuse K, Tian YL, He SG, Shen K (2000 Nov). Comparison of K-ras point mutations at codon 12 and p21 expression in pancreatic cancer between Japanese and Chinese patients. J Surg Oncol, 75(3), 176-85.
  7. Chin K, Yu X, Beleslin-Cokic B, Liu C, Shen K, Mohrenweiser HW, Noguchi CT (2000 Sep 30). Production and processing of erythropoietin receptor transcripts in brain. Brain Res Mol Brain Res, 81(1-2), 29-42.
  8. Shen K, Teruel MN, Connor JH, Shenolikar S, Meyer T (2000 Sep). Molecular memory by reversible translocation of calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II. Nat Neurosci, 3(9), 881-6.
  9. Ye M, Zhu Z, Fu Q, Shen K, Li DK (2000 Jul). Nonlinear pharmacokinetics of paclitaxel in ovarian cancer patients. Acta Pharmacol Sin, 21(7), 596-9.
  10. Fonseca V, Foyt HL, Shen K, Whitcomb R (2000 Mar). Long-term effects of troglitazone: open-label extension studies in type 2 diabetic patients. Diabetes Care, 23(3), 354-9.
  11. Crain SM, Shen K (2000 Feb 21). Enhanced analgesic potency and reduced tolerance of morphine in 129/SvEv mice: evidence for a deficiency in GM1 ganglioside-regulated excitatory opioid receptor functions. Brain Res, 856(1-2), 227-35.
  12. Raucher D, Stauffer T, Chen W, Shen K, Guo S, York JD, Sheetz MP, Meyer T (2000 Jan 21). Phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate functions as a second messenger that regulates cytoskeleton-plasma membrane adhesion. Cell, 100(2), 221-8.
  13. Teruel MN, Blanpied TA, Shen K, Augustine GJ, Meyer T (1999 Oct 30). A versatile microporation technique for the transfection of cultured CNS neurons. J Neurosci Methods, 93(1), 37-48.
  14. Sun Z, Shen K, Xu X (1999 Sep). [The effect of hydroxycamptothecin and topotecan to SKOV3 and CAOV3 in vitro]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 34(9), 547-50.
  15. Jin L, Shen K, Lang J (1999 Aug). [Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of postoperative deep venous thrombosis in gynecologic onocology]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 34(8), 488-90.
  16. Razin SV, Shen K, Ioudinkova E, Scherrer K (1999 Jul 1). Functional analysis of DNA sequences located within a cluster of DNase I hypersensitive sites colocalizing with a MAR element at the upstream border of the chicken alpha-globin gene domain. J Cell Biochem, 74(1), 38-49.
  17. Shen K, Meyer T (1999 Apr 2). Dynamic control of CaMKII translocation and localization in hippocampal neurons by NMDA receptor stimulation. Science, 284(5411), 162-6.
  18. Taing M, Keng YF, Shen K, Wu L, Lawrence DS, Zhang ZY (1999 Mar 23). Potent and highly selective inhibitors of the protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B. Biochemistry, 38(12), 3793-803.
  19. Shen K, Huang R, Lang J (1999 Feb). [Diagnosis and treatment of endodermal sinus tumor of the vagina]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 34(2), 105-7.
  20. Ding X, Lang J, Shen K (1999 Jan). [Recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 34(1), 30-2.
  21. Bao S, Shen X, Shen K, Liu Y, Wang XF (1998 Dec). The mammalian Rad24 homologous to yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae Rad24 and Schizosaccharomyces pombe Rad17 is involved in DNA damage checkpoint. Cell Growth Differ, 9(12), 961-7.
  22. Shen K, Yang Y, Tang X, Huang M, Li H, Shen H, Lei S, Wei Y, Zhang H (1998 Dec). [Effect of vasectomy on apoptosis in spermatogenic cells of the male rat]. Hua Xi Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao, 29(4), 402-6.
  23. Shen K, He S, He Y (1998 Dec). Effects of proglumide, a gastrin receptor antagonist, on human large intestine carcinoma SW480 cell line. Chin Med J (Engl), 111(12), 1075-8.
  24. Gardner MJ, Tettelin H, Carucci DJ, Cummings LM, Aravind L, Koonin EV, Shallom S, Mason T, Yu K, Fujii C, Pederson J, Shen K, Jing J, Aston C, Lai Z, Schwartz DC, Pertea M, Salzberg S, Zhou L, Sutton GG, Clayton R, White O, Smith HO, Fraser CM, Hoffman SL, et al (1998 Nov 6). Chromosome 2 sequence of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Science, 282(5391), 1126-32.
  25. Meyers BC, Shen KA, Rohani P, Gaut BS, Michelmore RW (1998 Nov). Receptor-like genes in the major resistance locus of lettuce are subject to divergent selection. Plant Cell, 10(11), 1833-46.
  26. Meyers BC, Chin DB, Shen KA, Sivaramakrishnan S, Lavelle DO, Zhang Z, Michelmore RW (1998 Nov). The major resistance gene cluster in lettuce is highly duplicated and spans several megabases. Plant Cell, 10(11), 1817-32.
  27. Kang S, Shen K, Lang J (1998 Oct). [The comparison of biological characteristics between tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes and tumor-associated lymphocytes in ascites of epithelial ovarian carcinoma]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 33(10), 607-10.
  28. Shen K, Teruel MN, Subramanian K, Meyer T (1998 Sep). CaMKIIbeta functions as an F-actin targeting module that localizes CaMKIIalpha/beta heterooligomers to dendritic spines. Neuron, 21(3), 593-606.
  29. Shen KA, Meyers BC, Islam-Faridi MN, Chin DB, Stelly DM, Michelmore RW (1998 Aug). Resistance gene candidates identified by PCR with degenerate oligonucleotide primers map to clusters of resistance genes in lettuce. Mol Plant Microbe Interact, 11(8), 815-23.
  30. Zhao Y, Shen K (1998 Jun 10). [Role of CAAT/enhancer binding protein in IL-6 regulation of angiotensinogen gene expression]. Zhonghua Yi Xue Yi Chuan Xue Za Zhi, 15(3), 129-32.
  31. Zheng X, Guo K, Tian Y, Li J, Guo R, Zhan Y, Song M, Shen K (1998 Apr). Cellular composition and anatomic distribution in nonfunctioning pancreatic endocrine tumors: immunohistochemical study of 30 cases. Chin Med J (Engl), 111(4), 373-6.
  32. Shen K, Meyer T (1998 Jan). In vivo and in vitro characterization of the sequence requirement for oligomer formation of Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase IIalpha. J Neurochem, 70(1), 96-104.
  33. Liu C, Shen K, Liu Z, Noguchi CT (1997 Dec 19). Regulated human erythropoietin receptor expression in mouse brain. J Biol Chem, 272(51), 32395-400.
  34. Okubara PA, Arroyo-Garcia R, Shen KA, Mazier M, Meyers BC, Ochoa OE, Kim S, Yang CH, Michelmore RW (1997 Nov). A transgenic mutant of Lactuca sativa (lettuce) with a T-DNA tightly linked to loss of downy mildew resistance. Mol Plant Microbe Interact, 10(8), 970-7.
  35. Zhu L, Lang J, Shen K (1997 Aug). [The relationship between multi-drug resistance gene expression and drug resistance of ovarian carcinoma]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 32(8), 462-6.
  36. Shen K, Yu Y, Tang Z, Liu Z, Li L (1997 Jul). The prognosis of biopsy-proven lupus nephritis in chinese patients: long term follow-up of 86 cases. Chin Med J (Engl), 110(7), 502-7.
  37. Leng J, Lang J, Shen K, Guo L (1997 Jun). Overexpression of p53, EGFR, c-erbB2 and c-erbB3 in endometrioid carcinoma of the ovary. Chin Med Sci J, 12(2), 67-70.
  38. Shen K, Shen Z, Han Q (1997 May). [Cox proportion hazard model multivariate analysis of prognosis of 1,484 axillary node-negative breast cancer patients]. Chinese Journal of Oncology, 19(3), 221-4.
  39. Shen K, Novak RF (1997 Feb 3). DDT stimulates c-erbB2, c-met, and STATS tyrosine phosphorylation, Grb2-Sos association, MAPK phosphorylation, and proliferation of human breast epithelial cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 231(1), 17-21.
  40. Shen K, Novak RF (1997 Jan 3). Fas-signaling and effects on receptor tyrosine kinase signal transduction in human breast epithelial cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 230(1), 89-93.
  41. Shen K, Novak RF (1997). Differential effects of aroclors and DDT on growth factor gene expression and receptor tyrosine kinase activity in human breast epithelial cells. Adv Exp Med Biol, 407, 295-302.
  42. Shen K, Lang J, Huang R (1996 Dec). [Diagnosis and management strategies of hereditary ovarian cancer syndrome]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 31(12), 732-5.
  43. Xu Y, Zhaori G, Vene S, Shen K, Zhou Y, Magnius LO, Wahren B, Linde A (1996 Nov). Viral etiology of acute childhood encephalitis in Beijing diagnosed by analysis of single samples. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 15(11), 1018-24.
  44. Liu C, Yu K, Shen K, Liu Z, Noguchi CT (1996 Nov). Transgenic mice containing the human erythropoietin receptor gene exhibit correct hematopoietic and neural expression. Proc Assoc Am Physicians, 108(6), 449-54.
  45. Shen K, Lang J, Lian L (1996 Jul). [Comprehensive staging laparotomy in stage I epithelial ovarian cancer]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 31(7), 390-4.
  46. Zhaori G, Shen K, Jiang Z, Li P, Liu Y (1996 May). Detection of cytomegalovirus DNA in paraffin-embedded lung tissue specimens using in situ polymerase chain reaction. Chin Med J (Engl), 109(5), 361-5.
  47. Shen K, Yang X, Song H, Liu W, Zhang C (1996 Feb). Selective arterial embolization in the management of internal bleeding caused by trophoblastic diseases. Chin Med J (Engl), 109(2), 151-6.
  48. Shen K, Lang J, Guo L (1995 Nov). [Overexpression of C-erbB3 in transitional cell carcinoma of the ovary]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 30(11), 658-61.
  49. Chin K, Oda N, Shen K, Noguchi CT (1995 Aug 11). Regulation of transcription of the human erythropoietin receptor gene by proteins binding to GATA-1 and Sp1 motifs. Nucleic Acids Res, 23(15), 3041-9.
  50. Shen K, Sung KL, Whittemore DE, DeLano FA, Zweifach BW, Schmid-Schonbein GW (1995 Jul-Aug). Properties of circulating leukocytes in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Biochem Cell Biol, 73(7-8), 491-500.
  51. Shen K, Lang J, Guo L (1995 Mar). [Overexpression of p53 in transitional cell carcinoma of the ovary]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 30(3), 153-6.
  52. Shen K, DeLano FA, Zweifach BW, Schmid-Schonbein GW (1995 Feb). Circulating leukocyte counts, activation, and degranulation in Dahl hypertensive rats. Circ Res, 76(2), 276-83.
  53. Shen K, Yueng W, Ngan H (1994 Sep). Estrogen and progesterone receptors in normal cervix and primary cervical carcinoma. Chin Med J (Engl), 107(9), 648-52.
  54. Shen K, Yueng W, Ngan H (1994 May). [Estrogen and progesterone receptors in normal cervix and primary cervical carcinoma]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 29(5), 284-8, 317-8.
  55. Shen K, Yang XY, Song HZ (1994 Feb). [Selective arterial embolization in the management of hemoperitoneum caused by trophoblastic disease]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 29(2), 71-3, 122.
  56. Shen KA, Hammond CM, Moore HP (1993 Dec 13). Molecular analysis of SAR1-related cDNAs from a mouse pituitary cell line. FEBS Lett, 335(3), 380-5.
  57. Wang AL, Yang HM, Shen KA, Wang CC (1993 Sep 15). Giardiavirus double-stranded RNA genome encodes a capsid polypeptide and a gag-pol-like fusion protein by a translation frameshift. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 90(18), 8595-9.
  58. Shen K, Qiu Z (1993 Aug 15). Ward-Takahashi identities at finite temperature and phase structure in (2+1)-dimensional chiral Gross-Neveu model. PHYSICAL REVIEW D. PARTICLES AND FIELDS, 48(4), 1801-1807.
  59. Shen K (1993 Apr). [Double primary carcinoma of the uterine corpus and ovary]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 28(4), 227-9, 254.
  60. Shen K, Wu PC, Lang JH, Huang RL, Tang MT, Lian LJ (1993 Feb). Ovarian sex cord tumor with annular tubules: a report of six cases. Gynecol Oncol, 48(2), 180-4.
  61. Guo RX, He SG, Shen K (1991 Nov). The bacteriology of cholelithiasis--China versus Japan. Jpn J Surg, 21(6), 606-12.
  62. Nakayama F, Koga A, Ichimiya H, Todo S, Shen K, Guo RX, Zeng XJ, Zhang ZH (1991 Mar-Apr). Hepatolithiasis in East Asia: comparison between Japan and China. J Gastroenterol Hepatol, 6(2), 155-8.
  63. Schmid-Schonbein GW, Seiffge D, DeLano FA, Shen K, Zweifach BW (1991 Mar). Leukocyte counts and activation in spontaneously hypertensive and normotensive rats. Hypertension, 17(3), 323-30.
  64. Shen K (1991 Jan). [Merits, demerits and methods of preoperative biliary drainage for malignant obstructive jaundice]. Zhonghua Waike Ke Za Zhi, 29(1), 56-8, 78.
  65. Shen K (1990 Jul). [Ovarian sex cord stromal tumors with annular tubules: a report of 6 cases]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 25(4), 222-5, 252-3.
  66. Shen K, Gongloff RK (1989 Dec). Prevalence of the 'combination syndrome' among denture patients. J Prosthet Dent, 62(6), 642-4.
  67. Tomasch WJ, Blackstead HA, Ruggiero ST, McGinn PJ, Clem JR, Shen K, Weber JW, Boyne D (1988 Jun 1). Magnetic field dependence of nonresonant microwave power dissipation in YBa2Cu. PHYSICAL REVIEW. B. CONDENSED MATTER, 37(16), 9864-9867.
  68. Duan ZQ, Shen K, Dong YT (1988 Jan). [Post-operative massive hemorrhage in acute necrotizing pancreatitis]. Zhonghua Waike Ke Za Zhi, 26(1), 16-7, 59-60.
  69. Shen K, Gongloff RK (1986 Jul). Collagen tube containers: an effective means of controlling particulate hydroxyapatite implants. J Prosthet Dent, 56(1), 65-70.
  70. Shen K, He SG, Zeng XD (1986 Jan). [Radical lymph node extirpation in pancreaticoduodenectomy]. Zhonghua Waike Ke Za Zhi, 24(1), 1-3, 61.
  71. Zang XY, He SG, Shen K (1985 Sep). [Variations of serum amino-acid spectrum in extra-hepatic obstructive jaundice and its clinical significance]. Zhonghua Waike Ke Za Zhi, 23(9), 534-6, 572.


  1. Chan SC, Shen K, Gebhardt M, Hanifin JM (2000 Nov). The role of monocytes in atopic dermatitis immunopathology. [Review]. J Dermatol, 27(11), 696-7.
  2. Meyer T, Shen K (2000 Jun). In and out of the postsynaptic region: signalling proteins on the move. [Review]. Trends Cell Biol, 10(6), 238-44.
  3. Gao J, Shen K, Lang J (1999 Jan). [Telomeres, telomerase and neoplasms]. [Review]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 34(1), 53-5.
  4. Yang Y, Shen K, Lang J (1997 Dec). [Estrogen replacement therapy and ovarian cancer]. [Review]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 32(12), 753-5.
  5. Lu M, Shen K, Lang J (1996 Oct). [Estrogen and progesterone receptors and growth factors in patients with endometriosis]. [Review]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi, 31(10), 633-5.


  1. Shen K (1995 Apr). [Current status and prospect of pancreas surgery in China]. Zhonghua Waike Ke Za Zhi, 33(4), 195-6.


  1. Shen K (1990 Sep 15). Erythematous reactions at intramuscular injection sites [Letter to the editor]. Lancet, 336(8716), 689-90.


  1. Lang J, Shi Y, Li M, Peng Z, Shen K, Cui H, Cao Z (1997 Aug). [Summary of 5th National Symposium on Gynecological Oncology]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi (32(8), pp. 454-7).