Dr. Karen Taraszka Hastings MD Dermatologist

Dr. Karen Hastings is a dermatologist in Phoenix, Arizona and is affiliated with Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 14 years. She is one of 5 doctors at Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2001–2004

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Dermatology, 2000–2001

Harvard Medical School
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified in Dermatology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAD), American Academy of Dermatology

Publications & Presentations

GILT expression in B cells diminishes cathepsin S steady-state protein expression and activity.
Phipps-Yonas, H.,Semik, V.,Hastings, K. T.

Disulfide Reduction in the Endocytic Pathway: Immunological Functions of Gamma-Interferon-Inducible Lysosomal Thiol Reductase.
Hastings, K.T., Cresswell, P.

Functional requirements for the lysosomal thiol reductase GILT in MHC class II-restricted antigen processing.
Hastings, K. T., Lackman, R. L., Cresswell, P.

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