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Karen Balk, MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Specialty Areas

Occupational Therapy

Board Certifications

Occupational Therapy

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric equine therapy; aquatic therapy; sensory processing

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Bachelor of Science, Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy: St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO 2013
Master of Science, Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy: St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO 2014

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Probes of ubiquitin E3 ligases enable systematic dissection of parkin activation.
Pao KC, Stanley M, Han C, Lai YC, Murphy P, Balk K, Wood NT, Corti O, Corvol JC, Muqit MM, Virdee S
Nat Chem Biol. 2016 May; 12(5)324-31. doi: 10.1038/nchembio.2045.

PMID:
    26928937
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The clinical atlas of Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome.
Balk K, Biesecker LG
Am J Med Genet A. 2008 Mar 1; 146A(5)548-57. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.32167.

PMID:
    18241058
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recommended newborn screening policy change for the NICU infant.
Balk KG
Policy Polit Nurs Pract. 2007 Aug; 8(3)210-9. doi: 10.1177/1527154407309049.

PMID:
    18178928
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Newborn screening guidelines for the critically ill infant.
Balk KG
Neonatal Netw. 2005 Sep-Oct; 24(5)39-42.

PMID:
    16279054
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Synthesis and SAR studies for the inhibition of TNF-alpha production. Part 2. 2-[3-(Cyclopentyloxy)-4-methoxyphenyl]-substituted-1-isoindolinone derivatives.
Park JS, Moon SC, Baik KU, Cho JY, Yoo ES, Byun YS, Park MH
Arch Pharm Res. 2002 Apr; 25(2)137-42.

PMID:
    12009025
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Synthesis and structure-activity relationships of novel compounds for the inhibition of TNF-alpha production.
Park JS, Balk KU, Son HJ, Lee JH, Lee SJ, Cho JY, Park J, Yoo ES, Byun YS, Park MH
Arch Pharm Res. 2000 Aug; 23(4)332-7.

PMID:
    10976579
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Schizophrenia susceptibility loci on chromosomes 13q32 and 8p21.
Blouin JL, Dombroski BA, Nath SK, Lasseter VK, Wolyniec PS, Nestadt G, Thornquist M, Ullrich G, McGrath J, Kasch L, Lamacz M, Thomas MG, Gehrig C, Radhakrishna U, Snyder SE, Balk KG, Neufeld K, Swartz KL, DeMarchi N, Papadimitriou GN, Dikeos DG, Stefanis CN, Chakravarti A, Childs B, Housman DE, Kazazian HH, Antonarakis S, Pulver AE
Nat Genet. 1998 Sep; 20(1)70-3.

PMID:
    9731535
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An antibacterial local anesthetic agent in the treatment of oropharyngeal conditions.
PRINTZ PA, BALK KC, CHEVICO P, ROBINSON MS, PRINTZ S
Clin Med (Northfield). 1962 May; 691161-4.

PMID:
    15445853
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Childhood development; treatment of neurological disorders and injuries; Autism spectrum treatment; sensory integration techniques; equine therapy techniques