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Dr. Karen Burke, M.D., Ph.D
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Dr. Karen Burke is a dermatologist and research scientist. After her Ph.D. in biophysics from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, she completed post-doctoral fellowships at Cornell University Medical College and The Rockefeller University. She earned her M.D. at New York University Medical College with residency in dermatology. She is on the faculty of the Department of Dermatology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center.
Her current research at Mt. Sinai Medical Center investigates the mechanism and efficacy of various topical and oral antioxidants in preventing and reversing sun damage (including photoaging and cancer) to the skin. She has two patents on topical selenoamino acids. She has also studied fat structure and metabolism, the effects of topical retinoic acid and retinol, and the science and techniques of collagen and other tissue implantation to treat dermal defects.
Dr. Burke has written numerous research articles and medical book review chapters. She currently serves on the editorial boards of Cutis, Aesthetic Dermatology News, Cosmetics in Dermatology, and Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. She has written six books (which have been translated into seven other languages) including Thin Thighs for Life and Great Skin for Life, and is frequently quoted as a skincare expert in many fashion and health magazines.
Until it terminated, Dr. Burke was the Medical and Science Editor of the Diplomatic World Bulletin (United Nations, New York)f or which she wrote a monthly “Health Update” column. She has been a consultant to many corporations including L’Oréal (Paris, France) and Ethicon (New Jersey). She has been cited as one of New York’s prominent physicians by New York Magazine and is listed in the Castle-Connolly Guide to Best Doctors. She received one of the four “Women of the Year” awards from the New York Police Athletic League in 2009.
Dr. Burke is an Honorary Life Governor of the New York Academy of Sciences and serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Stem Cell Foundation, the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society and is a Trustee of the Poly Prep Country Day School. Dr. Burke has also been appointed to the United States Federal Drug Administration (FDA) General and Plastic Surgery Device Advisory Panel. She is founder and president of the Karen E. Burke Research Foundation and of Longévité, Ltd. She is an active member of the Women’s Forum of the United Nations, the Europe Society and One Bright World as well as of many scientific and medical organizations including the American Academy of Dermatology, the Skin Cancer Foundation, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the Society for Investigative Dermatology, the Women’s Dermatologic Society, the International Society of Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Medical Association.

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EDUCATIONAL AND POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING:
B.A.     Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.: Chemistry Major, Physics and French Minor
M.A.    Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.: Biophysics and Chemistry
Ph.D.   Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.: Biophysics
            N.I.H. Predoctoral Fellowship, Department of Biophysical Research, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
M.D.    New York University Medical College, New York, N.Y.
                  Internship in Internal Medicine, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, N.Y.
            N.I.H. Training Grant, Department of Dermatology, New York University Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
            Resident, Dermatology, New York University Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
CERTIFICATION:           National Board of Medical Examiners
                                          National Board of Dermatology
LICENSURE:                    California Medical License                   G-52287
                                          New Jersey Medical License                 MA 44258
                                          New York Medical License                   139006
                                          North Carolina Medical License            29081
                                          Pennsylvania Medical License              MD-030952-E
                                          DEA Registration                                  AB2161468
HONORS:
      Cornell University Dean’s List
      Cornell University Magna Cum Laude with Honors in Chemistry and with Distinction in all Subjects
      Citation for Excellent Research from Sigma Delta Epsilon, Women in Science
      Member, U.S. Delegation to the International Seminar on the Impact of Science and Technology on Society, Vienna, Austria
      Resident’s Research Publications, Journal of Dermatology and Oncology, Second Prize
      American Academy of Dermatology, Exchange Fellowship Award
      Singular Sensations Achievement Award
      New York Magazine The Best Doctors in New York (2001, 2003)
      Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area (2006-2008)
      Honorary Life Governor, New York Academy of Sciences
      Police Athletic League Women of the Year Award, New York (2009)
      Distinguished Women Award, Northwood University (2010)
PAST ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:
      N.I.H. Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Biochemistry,
Cornell University Medical College, New York, N.Y.
      N.I.H. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cellular Immunology,
The Rockefeller University, New York, N.Y.
      Research Fellow, Department of Dermatology,
New York University Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
      Clinical Investigator and Research Associate, Department of Orthopedics,
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
      Visiting Investigator, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Foundation, New York, N.Y.
      Clinical Member, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, Ca.
      Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Cabrini Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
PRESENT ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT:
      Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York
PAST RESEARCH GRANTS:
      H.S.F. Traineeship
      N.I.H. Training Grant
      N.S.F. Postdoctoral Fellowship
      N.I.H. Training Grant
      Germaine Monteil Research Grant
      Pierre Fabre Cosmetique Grant
      Webber, Inc. Grant
      American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grant
      Ciba-Geigy Grant
      Henkle Corporation Grant
PAST CONSULTANTSHIPS AND BOARD MEMBERSHIPS:
      Consultant, Helena Rubinstein, L’Oréal, Paris, France
      Consultant, Ethicon Research Foundation, Sommerville, N.J.
      Consultant, Biotonis Clinic, Montreux, Switzerland
      Consultant, André Simon, S.A., Paris France
      Clinical Research Director, Greensboro Specialty Surgical Center, Greensboro, N.C.
      Clinical Research Director, Wilson Dermatology Clinic, Wilson, N.C.
      Charter Member of the Advisory Committee of Rencontres Internationales (an International Organization for the Theatre Arts)
      Consultant, Ergo Press, Paris, France
      Member, the Board of Directors of the United Nations Affiliated World Transfer, Inc.
      Medical and Science Editor, New World Journal, New York, N.Y.
      Medical and Science Editor, Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, New York, N.Y.
and author of “Health Update” column
      Member, President’s Council, The New York Academy of Sciences
      Member of Panel of Experts of ibeauty.com
      Member, Advisory Board, MPowerDiet
      Member, Committee of International Affairs, American Academy of Dermatology
      Member, Board of Directors and Nominating Committee, Women’s Dermatologic Society
      Member, Board of Governors of the New York Academy of Sciences
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
      American Academy of Dermatology
      American Association for the Advancement of Science
      American Medical Association
      American Women’s Medical Association
      American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
      The Dermatology Foundation
      The Europe Society
      International Society of Dermatology
      New York Academy of Sciences
      New York County Medical Society
      One Bright World
      The Skin Cancer Foundation
      The Society for Investigative Dermatology
      United Nations Women’s International Forum
      Women’s Dermatologic Society
      Women’s Medical Association
PRESENT CONSULTANTSHIPS AND BOARD MEMBERSHIPS AND OTHER AFFILIATIONS:
         Member, Board of Directors, New York Stem Cell Foundation
         Member, General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel Advisory Committee, FDA
         Member, Nominating Committee, Women’s Dermatologic Society
         Member, Board of Directors, Parkinson’s Disease Foundation
         Trustee, Poly Prep Country Day School
         Honorary Life Governor, New York Academy of Sciences
Member, Committee of Human Rights, New York Academy of Sciences
         Member, Editorial Board, Cutis
Member, Editorial Board, Aesthetic Dermatology News
Member, Editorial Board, Cosmetics in Dermatology
Reviewer, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology
         President, The Karen E. Burke Research Foundation, Inc.
         Founder and President, Longévité, Ltd.
         Member, Advisory Board, One Bright World (builds schools in Africa)
         Member, Advisory Council, Fisher Pei LLC (Lifestyle Design Services)
         Member, President’s Council of Cornell Women, Cornell University
UNITED STATES PATENTS:
         Patent Number: 4,865,840
         Topical Composition Containing Selenoamino Acids for the Prevention of Ultraviolet Radiation-Induced Skin Damage
         Date of Patent:    April 29, 1987

         Patent Number: 5,330,757
         Method for the Prevention and Reversal of the Extrinsic Aging of the Skin by Transdermal Application of Selenoamino Acids and Compositions Therefore
         Date of Patent:    July 19, 1994
LANGUAGES:
         English, French, German
PUBLICATIONS: (As Attached)
         Professional Conferences – Presentations
         Peer Reviewed Publications
         Abstracts
         Nontechnical Articles
         Popular Books
              Thin Thighs for Life, Hamlyn, Reed Consumer Books Limited, Michelin House, 8 Fulham Road, London England, 1995.
              Great Skin for Life, Hamlyn, Reed Consumer Books Limited, Michelin House, 8 Fulham Road, London England, 1996.
              Thin Thighs Diet and Workout, Hamlyn, Reed Consumer Books Limited, Michelin House, 8 Fulham Road, London England, 1998.
              Thin Thighs Diet and Workout (Card Deck Format), Octopus Publishing, Hamlyn, 2-4 Heron Quays, Docklands, London England, 2006.
              Thin Thighs, Octopus Publishing, Hamlyn, 2-4 Heron Quays, Docklands, London England, 2004.
              Thin Thighs Workout, Barnes and Noble, New York, NY, 2007.
              Thin Thighs: Exercises and Workout for Trim, Toned Thighs, Pyramid, New York, NY, 2008.
              These books have been translated into German, French, Spanish, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Swedish, and Afrikaans.
All other peer reviewed and nontechnical publications are listed on the following pages.


  • “Complement Receptors on Guinea Pig Epidermal Cells”, The Society of Investigative Dermatology, Washington, D.C., March 1980.
  • “Complement Receptors on Langerhans Cells”, New York University Tuesday Evening Seminars, March 1980.
  • “Injectable Collagen: Applications and Techniques”, Stanford University Postgraduate Medical Education Course, Palo Alto, CA, April 1982.
  • “Silicone and Collagen”, The Tuesday Evening Skin Surgery Workshop of The Skin Cancer Foundation, New York, NY, December 1982.
  • “The Fate of Bovine Collagen Implants in Pig Dermis”, and “Clinical Experience with Injectable Collagen”, Stanford University Postgraduate Medical Education Course, Cancun, Mexico, February 1983.
  • “The Fate of Bovine Collagen Implants”, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Williamsburg, VA, March 1983.
  • “Bovine Collagen Implantation”, Advances in Dermatology: New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, April 1983.
  • “Zyderm Seminar”, French-American-English Congress on Dermatology, Monte Carlo, Monaco, April, 1983 (presented in French).
  • “Le Destin des Implants de Collagen”, Congrés de UNICET, Paris, France, November 1983 (presented in French).
  • “The Fate of Bovine Collagen Implants in the Human”, Resident’s Forum of the American Academy of Dermtology, Chicago, IL, December 1983.
  • “Collagen Implantation”, Dialogues in Dermatology, American Academy of Dermtology, Chicago, IL, December 1983.
  • “The Fate of Zyderm Collagen Implant in the Human”, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Maui, Hawaii, February 1984.
  • “Zyderm Collagen Implant: Clinical Update”, The Tuesday Evening Skin Surgery Workshop of the Skin Cancer Foundation, New York, NY, March 1984.
  • “Collagen Implantation: Implications for Wound Healing”, Ethicon Corporation, Sommerville, NJ, March 1984.
  • “A Histologic, Immunologic, and Electron Microscopic Fate of Bovine Collagen Implants in the Pig and in the Human”, Current Concepts of Dermabrasion, Chemical Peel, Collagen Silicone, Continuing Education Seminar, Tulane Medial Center, New Orleans, LA, July 1984.
  • “A Histologic, Immunologic, and Electron Microscopic Fate of Bovine Collagen Implants”, Annual Meeting of The American Society of Plasstic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, October 1984.
  • “Short and Long-Term Effects of Liposuction of Feeding Behavior and on Various Metabolic Parameters”, Karen E. Burke, Adam Drewnowski, Judith S. Stern, American Society of Aestheic Surgery, Los Angeles, CA, January 1985.
  • “Bovine Collagen Implantation”, Cutaneous Surgery for the Dermatologist, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, March 1985.
  • “Cosmetic Dermatology for the Plastic Surgeon”, Current Concepts of Plastic Surgery, Medical Center, Guadeloupe, F.W.I., April 1985 (presented in French).
  •  “Short and Long-Term Effects of Liposuction of Feeding Behavior and on Various Metabolic Parameters”, Karen E. Burke, Adam Drewnowski, Judith S. Stern, The American Society of Cosmetic Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, July 1985.
  • “What Does Water Do for Skin?”, Beauty Editors Conference, Sponsored by Lever Brothers, Inc., Saratoga Springs, NY, July 1985.
  • “The Histological, Immunologic, and Electron Microscopic Fate of Bovine Collagen Implants in the Human,” International Conference on Skin Therapy and Cosmetics, Cannes, France, September 1985 (presented in French).
  • “Skin Care for the Singer”, The Complete Vocal Seminar, HCA Medical Center, Nashville, TN, September 1985.
  • “Dermatologic Problems in Black Skin,” International Conference on Cosmetic Surgery, Fort-de-France, Martinique, January, 1986 (presented in French).
  • “Dermatofibrosis Lenticularis Deisseminata (DLD): Les Cas Cliniques et les Etudes in vitro”, Journées Dermtologiques de Paris, Paris France, March 1986 (presented in French).
  • “La correction des deficits des tissues mous”, Conference de la dermatologie cosmetique de Syntex, Inc., Paris, Franche, March 1986 (presented in French).
  • “Your Skin and You”, Whole Life Expo, New York, NY, March 1985.
  • In Vitro Adherence Specificity of Normal and Disease State Fibroblasts”, K.E. Burke, G.F. Graham, G.K. Naughton, National Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology, Washington D.C., May 1986 (poster presentation).
  • “Anti-Melanoma Antibodies induced by Cryotherapy of Benign Pigmented Lesions and Dysplastic Nevi”, K.E. Burke, Earl Gross, G.K. Naughton, D. Lowe and G. Graham, National Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology, Washington, D.C., May 1986 (poster presentation).
  • “Results of Liposuction on Fat Distribution and Eating Behavior”, Second World Congress in Lip Liposuction Surgery, Philadelphia, PA, June 1986.
  • “Long-term results following collagen injections – a clinical and histological follow-up study”, International Symposium on Injectable Collagen, Dermatologische Klinik und Poliklinik der Ludwig Maximillians Universitaet, Muenchen, Germany, September 27, 1986 (presented in English and German).
  • “Ageless Aging”, The Round Table Discussion Group, Wilson, NC, September 1986.
  • “La Tissu Cellulitique: Données Scientifiques Récentes”, Réunion de Press de Pierre Fabre Pharmacie, Paris, Franche, February 1987.
  • “Cellulite”, film commissioned by Pierre Fabre Pharmacie, Paris, France, 1987.
  • “Hair”, film commissioned by Pierre Fabre Pharmacie, Paris, France, 1987.
  • “Masculine Alopecia: Etiology and Treatment”, film commissioned by Pierre Fabre Pharmacie, Paris, France, 1987.
  • “Collagen and other Injectable Products for Treatment of Wrinkles and Scars”, Seminar on Aging Skin, sponsored by the Women’s Dermatological Society, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, April 1987.
  • “The Effects of Oral and Topical L-Selenomethionine on Skin Cancer Induced by Ultraviolet Irradiation”, The American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Bermuda, May 1987.
  • “Nutrition and the Skin”, Society of Cosmetic Chemists, New York, NY, September, 1987.
  • “Zyplast: Les Techniques et les Résultats”, 14iéme Congrés National de Médicine Esthétique et de Chirugie Dermatologique, Paris, France, September 1987 (presented in French).
  • “Soft Tissue Augmentation with Collagen”, Congress of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Atlanta, GA, October 1987.
  • “Cosmetics and the Changing Environment”, Scientific Conference of the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, Boston, MA, October 1987.
  • “Retardation of Photoaging with Topical Isotretinoin”, New York, NY, December 1987.
  • “Données scientifiques récentes sur l’action lypolitique de la caffeine topique”, Réunion de Press de Pierre Fabre Pharmacie, Paris, France, January 1988.
  • “Ageless Aging: New Approaches to Reverse and Retard Aging of the Skin with Specific Reference to the Clinical Application of Retin-A”, Society for Dental Aesthetics, New York, NY, May 1988.
  • “A Symposium on Beauty”, The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY, June 1988. Conference Chairman.
  • “Nutrition of the Skin through the Skin: Topical L-Selenomethionine”, Pharmaceutical Conference sponsored by Webber Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, June 1988.
  • “Zyderm et Zyplast”, Premier Congés International, Société Française de Cosmetologie Médicale, Geneve, Switzerland, September 1988 (presented in French).
  • “Aging in America”, Faculty and Parent Association Conference, Poly Preparatory Country Day School, Brooklyn, NY, March 1989.
  • “Facial Wrinkles: Injections and Applications”, 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Orlando, Florida, April 1989.
  • “The Latest Techniques in Dermatologic Surgery and Diseases of the Skin Including Retin-A and Collagen Injections”, Piedmont Triad Women’s Expo, Greensboro Coliseum Exhibition Hall, Greensboro, NC, April 1989.
  • “Dermatological Research on the Efficacy and Potential of Natural Source Vitamin E”, The Cospha Symposium, Seaview, NJ, May 1989.
  • “Adjunctive Chemical Treatments in Facial Plastic Surgery: New Uses of Retin-A and Injectable Collagen”, The Fifth International Symposium of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Head and Neck, Toronto, Ontario, June 1989.
  • Lecture on Board the 1989 World Cruise of the Queen Elizabeth II: Ageless Aging: Keeping Your Skin Young
  • Lecture on Board the 1989 World Cruise of the Queen Elizabeth II: Ageless Aging: A Discussion of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Lecture on Board the 1989 World Cruise of the Queen Elizabeth II: Gone Today, Hair Tomorrow: The Medical Correction of Hair Loss
  • Lecture on Board the 1989 World Cruise of the Queen Elizabeth II: More Than Skin Deep: Nutrition for the Skin
  • Lecture on Board the 1989 World Cruise of the Queen Elizabeth II: Fat, Fat Go Away – and Don’t Come Back!
  • Lecture on Board the 1989 World Cruise of the Queen Elizabeth II: The History and Psychology of Beauty
  •  “Removal of Actinic Keratoses with 5-FU, Retin-A, and Cryosurgery”, 9th Annual Cosmetology Seminar Update – Basic Cosmetology and Skin Rejuvenation, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, September 1989.
  • “Non-Surgical Treatments for the Rejuvenation of the Skin – Collagen and Medication”, L.L. Patseavouras, M.D., Cosmetic and Facial Surgery Clinic, Greensboro, NC, October 1989.
  • “Ageless Aging of the Skin”, Women’s Medical Society of New York, Valhalla, NY, October 1989.
  • “Injections de Collagene”, Congrés du Vieillissement Cutané et Calvitie de L’Ecole de Médecine de Paris, December 1989 (presented in French).
  • “Les Protection de L-Selenomethionine Topique et Orale contra L’Irradiation Ultraviolette”, Congrés du Vieillissement Cutané et Calvitie de L’Ecole de Médecine de Paris, December 1989 (presented in French).
  • “Cellulite: The Facts”, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Convention, New York, NY, October 1991.
  • “Free Radicals, Effects, and Antioxidants”, Cosmetics, Toiletry and International France Supplier Show, Orlando, Florida, October 1991.
  • “Person to Person with Karen E. Burke, M.D., Ph.D.”, Dynex International, Ltd. Dynex Training Center, February 1992.
  • “Skin Care and Useful Products for Ongoing Care”, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Southern Regional Meeting, Atlanta, GA, February 1992.
  • “Les Effets de L-Selenomethionine Par Voie et Orale Sur la Peau”, Conférence sponsored by L’Oréal, Paris, France, March 1992 (presented in French).
  • “The Skin and the Changing Environment”, United Nations Conference on Environment, Brazil, June 1992.
  • “The Bare Facts About Your Skin”, Networking Summer Seminar for Women’s Health and Fitness, American Woman’s Economic Development Corporation, New York, NY, August, 1992.
  • “Chemical Peels”, sponsored by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 1992.
  • “Women’s Health Issues”, AWED 13th National Conference for Women in Business, New York, NY, April 1993.
  • “Oral and topical L-selenomethionine protection from ultraviolet-induced sunburn, tanning and skin cancer”, 4th International Conference on Anticarcinogenesis and Radiation Protection, Maryland, April 1993.
  • “Immune System”, Health and the Environment, Global Partners for Global Solutions, 2nd Annual Conference, United Nations, NY, April 1993.
  • “Sun Damage and its Effects on Skin”, Répêchage Seminar, New York, NY, July 1993.
  • “Women’s Health and Fitness”, AWED Seminar for Women in Business, New York, NY August 1993.
  • “Protecting the Face Against the Environment”, International Cosmetic & Fragrance Conference, New York, NY, October 1993.
  • “Chemical Rejuvenation of the Face”, Meeting of the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgery, New York, NY November 1993.
  • “Topical L-Selenomethionine: Protection from Ultraviolet-Induced Sunburn, Tanning and Skin Cancer”, Bausch & Lomb Health Care Conference, Amelia Island, FL, April 1994.
  • “Collagen for Fine Facial Rhytides”, American Academy of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 1994.
  • “Ageless Aging for Men and Women: A Look into the Future of Skin Care”, The Cornell Club, New York, NY, January 1995.
  • “Health in the Metropolis: Pollution and Your Skin”, Health and the Environment, Global Partners for Global Solutions, 4th Annual Conference, United Nations, NY, June 1995.
  • “Ageless Aging of Your Skin and Body”, California AWED, Long Beach, CA, June 1995.
  • “Update on Women’s Health Issues”, California AWED, Long Beach, CA, June 1995.
  • “The Next Millenium: Challenges to Health from City Environments”, Habitat II Round Table Conference, Mamaris, Turkey, April 1996.
  • “Topical L-Selenomethionine”, Congrés National De Médecine Esthique et de Chirurgie Dermatologique, Paris, France, September 1996.
  • “Healthy Skin for Men and Women”, The Rotary Club, New York, NY, April 1997.
  • “Great Skin for Life”, The Cornell Club, New York, NY, October 1997.
  • “Prevention and Reversal of Ultraviolet Radiation Induced Skin Damage with Topical Antioxidants”, Conference on Optimizing Active Ingredients, Short Hills, New Jersey, March 1998.
  • “The Efficacy of Topical Retinoids”, Conference on Power A. Pure Retinol Repair Therapy, Rèné Déscartes École de Médecine, Paris, France, July 1998.
  • “HydroUrgency”, Helena Rubinstein Conference: Moisturization of the Skin., Paris, France, February 1999 (presented in French).
  • “Moisturization of the Skin”, The Pharmacy Conference, London, England, March 1999.
  • “The Penetration and Efficacy of the Topical Antioxidants L-Selenomethonine and d-a-Tocopherol”, Gordon Research Conference “Barrier Function of Mammalian Skin”, Il Ciocco, Barga, Italy, April, 1999.
  • “The Science of Looking Young”, River House Women’s Association, New York, June 1999.
  • “Force C. Premium by Helena Rubinstein”, Presentation at Helena Rubinstein Beauty Gallery, June 1999.
  • “Vitamin C for the Skin, through the Skin”, Skin Care Workshop, London, England, July 1999.
  • “Pure Retinol Repair Therapy”, Keynote Speaker, Conference sponsored by Helena Rubinstein, Tokyo, Japan, July 1999.
  • “Pure Retinol Repair Therapy”, Keynote Speaker, Conference sponsored by Helena Rubinstein, Taipei, Taiwan, July 1999.
  • “The Penetration and Efficacy of the Topical Antioxidants L-Selenomethonine and d-a-Tocopherol”, International Conference on Oxidative Stress in Skin Biology and Medicine, Kapandriti, Greece, September 1999.
  • “The Science of Vitamin C”, Dinner for Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons, Sao Paolo, Brazil, October 1999.
  • “Vitamin C for the Skin”, Luncheon conference for the Beauty Press sponsored by Helena Rubinstein, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 1999.
  • “Ageless Aging”, Presentation to Beauty Press, Dubai, November 1999.
  • “Sun Safety”, Skin Care Workshop, London, England, March 2000.
  • “The Efficacy of Topical L-Selenomethinonine and d-a-Tocopherol in Preventing Skin Cancer and Reversing Photoaging”, 13th International Congress of the International Society of Bioengineering and Skin”, Jerusalem, March 2000.
  • “The Penetration and Efficacy of the Topical Antioxidants L-Selenomethionine and d-a-Tocopherol”, Skin Disease Education Foundation, H&H Dermatology Seminar, Las Vegas Dermatologic Society, May 2000.
  • “Vitamin C on the Skin, for the Skin”, Keynote Speaker, Conference sponsored by Helena Rubinstein, Singapore, June 2000.
  • “The Science of Looking Young”, Keynote Speaker, Conference sponsored by Helena Rubinstein, Tokyo, Japan, July 2000.
  • “Young Skin with Vitamins”, Interviews with the press sponsored by Helena Rubinstein, Seoul, Korea, November 2000.
  • “Ageless Aging”, Presentation sponsored by Helena Rubinstein, Toronto, Canada, December 2000.
  • “Urban Active: Pollution and the Skin”, Presentation sponsored by Helena Rubinstein, Berlin, Germany, February 2001.
  •  “The Penetration and Efficacy of the Topical Antioxidants Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and L-Selenomethionine”, American Academy of Dermatology, 59th Annual Meeting, March 2001.
  • “Sisters Under the Skin”, YWCA of White Plains, May 2001.
  • “Collagenist: Stimulation of Collagen Synthesis,” Presentation sponsored by Helena Rubinstein, Tokyo, Japan, August 2001.
  • “Post-Laser Acceleration of Wound Healing with Topical L-Selenomethionine and Vitamin E,” ASDS – ACMMSCO Combined Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, October 2001.
  • “A Total Anti-aging Treatment,” Presentation sponsored by Helena Rubinstein, London, England, December 2001.
  • “Efficacy of Topical Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and Selenium,” 60th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, LA, February 2002.
  • “Vitamins to Protect Against and Reverse Aging: The Truth vs. the Tall Tales,” 60th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, LA, February 2002.
  • “Adult Acne Treatment,” New York Skin Care Conference, New York, NY March 2002.
  • “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Peels,” The International Congress of Esthetics, Philadelphia, PA, March 2002.
  • “Prevention of Acute and Chronic UV Damage with Topical Selenium and Vitamin E,” 20th World Congress of Dermatology, Paris, France, July 2002.
  • “Revitalisation de la Peau: Les Traitements Chirogiques Minimales,” 20th World Congress of Dermatology, Paris, France, July 2002.
  • “Facial Rejuvenation with Topical Vitamin E and L-Selenomethionine,” Congrés de Médecine Esthétique, Paris, France, September 2002.
  • “Topical Antioxidants: Efficacy in Protection of Photodamage and Enhancement of Wound Healing,” Grand Rounds: Department of Otolaryngology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, January 2003.
  • “Efficacy of Topical Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and Selenium,” 61st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco, CA, March 2003.
  •  “Great Skin at Any Age,” Women’s Health Fair, Borough of Manhattan Community College, April 2003.
  • “Protection and Reversal of Photodamage of the Skin with Topical Antioxidants,” International Conference on Oxidative Stress in Skin Biology and Medicine, Andros, Greece, September 2003.
  • “Efficacy of Topical Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and Selenium,” 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, DC, February 2004.
  •  “Ageless Aging,” Organization of Diplomatic Wives, The Hague, The Netherlands, June 2004.
  • “Ageless Aging,” Bedford Presbyterian Church, November 2004.
  • “Feeling Comfortable in Your Own Skin,” Health and Fitness Fair, Borough of Manhattan Community College, December 2004.
  • “Efficacy of Topical Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and Selenium,” 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, LA, March 2005.
  •  “Medical Treatment of Acne,” 54th CIDESCO World Congress, New York, NY, April 2005.
  • “Topical Antioxidants for Photoprotection and Reversal of Photoaging,” 10th World Congress on Cancers of the Skin, Vienna Austria, May 2005.
  • “Sun Protection: The Hows and the Whys,” The Bloomberg Group, New York, NY, September 2005.
  • “The Diversity of Collagen Implants,” “The Art & Science of Dermal Fillers” Symposium, The Long Island Dermatological Society, North Shore University, NY, December 2005.
  • “Topical Antioxidants for Protection and Reversal of Photodamage,” 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco, CA, March 2006.
  • “Topical Antioxidants for Protection and Reversal of Photodamage of the Skin and for Treatment of Other Skin Conditions,” 3rd International Conference on Oxidative Stress in Skin Biology and Medicine, Andros, Greece, September 2006.
  • “Efficacy of Topical Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and Selenium,” 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, DC, February 2007.
  • “Love Your Skin: Sun Protection,” Women’s Dermatologic Society “Love York Skin” Conference, New York, NY, February 2007.
  • “Ageless Aging: How to Have Great Skin at Any Age,” The Millie Kane Ladies Luncheon, Bedford, NY, May 2007.
  • “Topical Antioxidants for Protection and Reversal of Photodamage,” Cosmeceutials Summit 2008, San Diego, CA, February 2008.
  • “Topical Antioxidants for Protection from Environmental Stressors,” International Conference on Environmental Stressors in Biology and Medicine, Siena, Italy, June 4-6, 2008.
  • “Topical Antioxidants for Protection and Reversal of Photoaging,” Society of Cosmetic Chemists, New Jersey, February 4, 2009.
  • “Beyond the SPF: Nutrition and Cosmeceuticals to Prevent and Reverse Photoaging,” HBA Technical Conference, New York, NY, March 23, 2009.
  • “Treating Skin Conditions with Food Nutrients, Topical and Oral Antioxidants,” Natural Cosmetics: Natural Beauty with Natural Foods, New York, NY, May 8, 2009.
  • “Percutaneous Absorption of Selected Topical Antioxidants for Protection and Reversal of Photoaging,” Jacob Javits Center, New York, NY, June, 2009.
  • “Sunscreen May Not Be Enough!” Society of Cosmetic Chemists 2009 Sunscreen Symposium, Orlando, Florida, September 11, 2009.
  • “Beyond the SPF: A Nutritional and Cosmeceutical Synergy for Skin Protection and Reversal of Photoaging,” HBA Global Expo Summit, Jacob Javits Center, New York, NY, September 15, 2009.
  • “Environment vs. Skin: How to Win the Aging Game,” Skin Stressors to Go, Women’s Dermatologic Society, New York, NY, October 21, 2009.
  • “Ageless Aging of the Skin: Protection from Environmental Stress,” Women’s Dermatologic Society Conference Sponsored by Happi Magazine, May 19, 2010.
  • “Great Skin: A Dermatologist’s Guide to Protection, Prevention, and Skin Care,” Luncheon Presentation, The Bloomberg Group, New York, NY, July 12, 2010.
  • “Skin Rejuvenation with Topical Antioxidants,” NBA Technical Conference: New Product Development Paradigms, New York, NY, September 28-30, 2010.
  • Skin Protection and Rejuvenation with Topical Antioxidants,” HBA Technical Conference, Jacob Javits Center, New York, NY, September 29, 2010.
  • “Great Skin: A Dermatologist’s Guide to Skin Care for Protection, Prevention, & Antiaging,” CIDESCO, New York, NY, March 8, 2011.

Publications:  Peer Reviewed

  • Burke Platzer, Karen E. and Scheraga, Harold A. “The NH2-terminal Amino Acid of Bovine Prothrombin,” Biophys. Acta. 207, 262-267, 1970.
  • Burke Platzer, Karen E., Momany, Frank A. and Scheraga, Harold A. “Conformational Energy Calculations of Enzyme-Substrate Interactions. I. Computation of Preferred Conformations of Some Substrates with Chymotrypsin.” Internat. J. Peptide Protein Research 4, 187-193, 1972.
  • Burke Platzer, Karen E., Momany, Frank A. and Scheraga, Harold A. “Conformational Energy Calculations of Enzyme-Substrate Interactions. II. Computation of the Binding Energy for Substrates in the Active Site of Chymotrypsin.” Internat. J. Peptide Protein Research 4, 201-209, 1972.
  • Burke Platzer, Karen E., Momany, Grank A. and Scheraga, Harold A. “Conformational Energy Calculations of Enzyme-Substrate Interactions. III. Computation of the Binding Energy for Substrates in the Active Site of Chymotrypsin.” Internat. J. Peptide Protein Research 5, 137-142, 1972.
  • Burke Platzer, Karen E., Anathanarayanan, V.S., Andreatta, R.H., and Scheraga, Harold A. “Helix-Coil Stability Constants for the Naturally Occurring Amino Acids in Wather. IV. Alanine Parameters from Random Poly (hydroxypropylglutamine-co-L-alanine),” Macromolecules 5, 177-185, 1972.
  • Trotta, Paul P. Burke Platzer, Karen E., Haschemeyer, Rudy, H., and Meister, Alton. “Glutamine-binding Subunit of Glutamate Synthetase and Partial Reactions Catalyzed by this Glutamine Amino-transferase,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 71, 4607-4611, 1974.
  • Burke, Karen E., and Gigli, Irma. “Receptors for Complement on Langerhans Cells,” J. Invest. Dermtol, 75, 46-51, 1980.
  • Scheraga, Harold A., Pincus, Matthew R. and Burke, Karen E. “Calculations of Structures of Enzyme-Substrate Complexes” in Structure of Complexes between Biopolymer and Low Molecular Weight Molecules. W. Bartman and G. Shatzke, eds. John Wiley and Sons Publishers, Chichester, USA, 1983: p. 53-76.
  • Burke, Karen E., Naughton, Gail, Waldo, Elaine and Cassai, Nick. “Bovine Collagen Implants: Histologic Chronology in Pig Dermis,” J. Derm. Surg. Oncol. 9, 889-895, 1983.
  • Burke, Karen E., Naughton, Gail and Cassai, Nick. “A Histologic, Immunologic, and Electron Microscopic Study of Bovine Collagen Implant in the Human,” Annals of Plastic Surgery 14, 515-522, 1985.
  • Burke, Karen E. and Naughton, Gail. “Demonstration by Immunoflourescent Double Labeling that Native Human Collagen Replaces Bovine Collagen Implants,” Am. J. Cos. Surg. 4, 15-19, 1987.
  • Burke, Karen E. and Ersenin, S. “Summary: Journées Dermatologiques de Paris, 1986,” J. Am. Acad. Derm. 17, 1065-1074, 1987.
  • Burke, Karen E., and Graham, G.F. “Tretinoin for Photoaging Skin: North Carolina vs. New York,” JAMA 260, 3130, December 1988.
  • Burke, Karen E. “The Correction of Hair Loss,” Postgraduate Medicine 85, 52-77, May 1989.
  • Burke, Karen E. “My Practice to Yours: Prescribing Retin-A,” Aesthetic Surgery 9, 9, Summer, 1989.
  • Burke, Karen E. “Facial Wrinkles: Prevention and Non-Surgical Correction,” Postgraduate Medicine 88, 207-227, 1989.
  • Burke, Karen E., Combs, G.F., Jr., Gross, E.G. “The Effects of Oral and Topical L-Selenomethionine on Pigmentation and Skin Cancer Induced in Mice by Ultraviolet Irradiation,” Nutrition and Cancer: An International Journal 17, 123-137, 1992.
  • Burke, Karen E. “The Skin and the Changing Environment.” Monograph. United Nations Conference on Environment, Brazil, June 1992.
  • Burke, Karen E. ‘L-Selenomethionine and UV-Induced Skin Damage,” Cosmetics and Toiletries 107, 51-62, 1992.
  • Burke, Karen E., Combs, G.G., Jr., French, I.W., Skeffington, D. “The Effect of Topical L-Selenomethionine on Minimal Erythema Dose of Ultraviolet Irradiation in Humans,” Photodermatology, Photoimmunology, and Photomedicine 9, 52-57, 1992.
  • Burke, Karen E. “Oral and Topical L-Selenomethinonine Protection from Ultraviolet-Induced Sunburn, Tanning and Skin Cancer,” J. Orthomolecular Medicine, 7, 83-94, 1992.
  • Burke, Karen E. “Protection Against UV-Induced Skin Damage by Oral and Topical L-Selenomethionine,” The Nutrition Report, 10, 73, October, 1992
  • Burke, Karen E., Kumaratlake, J.S., Cleary, E.G., “Ultraviolet Irradiation and Photoaging of Skin of the Hairless Mouse,” submitted for publication.
  • Burke, Karen E., Phinney, S.D., Stern, J.S., Tang, A.B., Miller G., Holman, R.T., “Human Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Shows Site-specific Differences in Fatty Acid Composition,” Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 60, 725-729, 1994.
  • Burke, Karen E., Stern, J.S., Gross, E.G., Miller, G.D, Patseavouras, L.L., “The Effect of Topical Caffeine and the Long-Term Effect of Liposuction on Adipocyte Size, Fatty Acid Content, and Cell and Connective Tissue Structure,” in preparation.
  • Burke, Karen E., Keen, C., Nakamura, R.M., Friedman, F., Bedford, R., “The Effect of Vitamin E, b-carotene and L-Selenomethionine on the Incidence of Spontaneous Mammary Carcinoma in a C3H/TF Murine Model,” in preparation.
  • Burke, Karen E., “Protection avec la L-Sélénométhionine topique contre les coups de soleil, le bronzage et le cancer de la peau provoqués par les ultraviolets,” J. Med. Esth. et Chir. Derm. XXIV, 93, 7-12, 1997.
  • Burke, Karen E., “Prevention and Reversal of Ultraviolet Radiation-Induced Skin Damage with the Topical Antioxidants L-Selenomethionine and d-a-Tocopherol” in Optimizing Active Ingredients, International Business Communications, Inc.: Boston, MA, 1998.
  • Burke, Karen E., “The Value of Sunscreen,” Internat. J. Dermat. 38, 88-90, 1999.
  • Burke, Karen E., “Prevention and Reversal of Ultraviolet Radiation-Induced Skin Damage with the Topical Antioxidants l‑Selenomethionine and d-a-Tocopherol” in Delivery Systems for Cosmetic Active Ingredients. Southborough, MA: Drug and Market Development Publications, 1999.
  • Burke, Karen E., J. Commisso, G.F. Combs, Jr., C.L. Keen, R.M. Nakamura, J. Clive., “The Effects of Topical and Oral d-alpha-Tocopherol on Pigmentation and Skin Cancer Induced by Ultraviolet Irradiation in Skh:2 Hairless Mice,” Nutrition and Cancer, 38, 87-97, 2000.
  • Burke, Karen E., “Cosmeceuticals: Drugs vs. Cosmetics.” Book review, Cutis, 67, 221-224, March 2001.
  • Burke, Karen E., “The Penetration and Efficacy of the Topical Antioxidants Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and Selenium,” Dialogues in Dermatology of the American Academy of Dermatology, March 2001.
  • Schwanke, J. for Burke, Karen E., “Selenomethionine, Vitamin E combo effective,” Dermatology Times, 28-29, December 2001.
  • Burke, Karen E., J. Clive., G.F. Combs, Jr., R.M. Nakamura, “Effects of topical l-selenomethionine with topical and oral vitamin E on pigmentation and skin cancer induced by ultraviolet irradiation in Skh:2 hairless mice,” J. Am. Acad. Dermatol, 49, 458-472, 2003.
  • Burke, Karen E., “Photodamage of the Skin: Protection and Reversal with Topical Vitamins C and E and Selenium.” J. Cosmetic Dermatology, 3, 149-155, 2004.
  • Burke, Karen E., “Chapter 74: Photodamage of the Skin: Protection and Reversal with Topical Antioxidants.” Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology, R. Baran, H. Maibach, eds., Martin Dunitz, Taylor and Francis Group, London, 725-736, 2004.
  • Burke, Karen E,. “Chapter 18: Nutritional Antioxidants.” Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Volume 4: Cosmeceuticals, Martin Mellor Publ., Edinburgh, UK: 125-132, 2004.
  • Burke, K.E. “Chapter 14: Photodamage of the skin: protection and reversal with topical antioxidants” in Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology, 3, Baran R. and Maibach H.I. eds. Boca Raton: FL, Taylor and Frances, 725-736, 2005.
  • Burke, Karen E. “Chapter 18: Nutritional Antioxidants” in Cosmeceuticals. Draelos, Z.D., ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders, 125-132, 2005.
  • Burke, Karen E., “The Efficacy of Topical Antioxidants.” Dermatologic Surgery, in press, 2005.
  • Guttman, Cheryl, Burke, Karen E, “Antioxidants may repell, reverse sun damage,” Dermatology Times, April 2005, p. 68.
  • Burke, Karen E. Chapter 12: “Topical Nutritional Antioxidants” in Cosmetic Formulation of Skin Care Products. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2006.
  • Burke, Karen E, “The Efficacy of Topical Antioxidants,” Aesthetic Dermatology News, 1, October 2006.
  • Burke, Karen E. “Chapter 21: Topical Nutritional Antioxidants” in Cosmetic Formulation of Skin Care Products. Cosmetic Science and Technology Series, 30. Draelos, Z.D., ed. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 377-402, 2006.
  • Burke, Karen E. “Interaction of Vitamins C and E as Better Cosmeceuticals,” Dermatologic Therapy, 20, 314-321, 2007.
  • Burke, Karen E. “Prevention and Treatment of Aging Skin with Topical Antioxidants” in Skin Aging Handbook: Pharmacological and Regulatory Aspects, Testing Methodologies, and Product Development. Norwich, NY: William Andrew Inc., 149-176, 2008.
  • Burke, Karen E,. “Chapter 18: Nutritional Antioxidants.” Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series: Volume 4: Cosmeceuticals. Draelos, Z.D., ed. Edinburgh, UK: Martin Mellor Publ., 129-136, 2008.
  • Burke, K.E. “Chapter 14: Photodamage of the skin: protection and reversal with topical antioxidants” in Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology, Baran R. and Maibach H.I. eds. Boca Raton: FL, Taylor and Frances, 129-136, 2008.
  • Burke, Karen E., “Chapter 21: Topical Nutritional Antioxidants” in Cosmetic Foundation of Skin Care Products, Draelos Z.D. and Thaman L.A., eds. 30, pp 377-402, 2008.
  • Burke, Karen E., “Ask the Experts: Does a sunscreen become ineffective with age?” Sun and Skin News by the Skin Cancer Foundation, 25, 2008.
  • Burke, Karen E. and Wei H., “Synergistic Damage by UVA Radiation and Pollutants.” Toxicology and Industrial Health. 25, 219-224, 2009.
  • Burke, Karen E. “Chapter 59: Antiaging Regimens.” Cosmetic Dermatology: Products and Procedures. Draelos, Z.D., ed. Blackwell Publishing, 478-485, 2009.
  • Burke, Karen E. “Preface” in Nutritional Cosmetics: Beauty from Within. Tabor, A., Blair, R.M., eds. Norwich, NY: William Andrew Publishing, 2009.
  • Burke, Karen E. “Photoaging: The Role of Oxidative Stress.” Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia. 145, 445-459, 2010.
  • Burke, Karen E. “Chapter 27: Photodamage: protection and reversal with topical antioxidants” in Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology, Fourth Edition, Baran R. and Maibach H.I. eds. Boca Raton: FL, Taylor and Frances, 206-217, in press, 2010.
  • Burke, Karen E., Anandasabapathy, Niroshana. “Chapter 10: Cellular Immunity of the Skin: Langerhan’s Cells and Dendritic Cells,” in Innate Immune System of the Skin and Oral Mucosa: Properties and Impact in Pharmaceutics, Cosmetics, and Personal Care Products, Dayan N., Wertz P.W., eds. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., in press, 2010.
  • Burke, Karen E. “Nutrients for the Skin: Vitamins C and E and Selenium,” in Nutrition and Skin, Pappas, A., ed, in press, 2010.
  • Zhou, X., Wang, Y., Burke, Karen E., Moore, J.O., Weinstein, E., Chandhari, P., Gao, D., Lebwohl, M., Chen, H-D., Xiao, T., Wei, H. “Dietary Lycopene Protects SKH-1 Mice against Ultraviolet B-Induced Photocarcinogenesis,” Nutrition and Cancer: An International Journal, in press, 2010.
  • Burke, Karen E., Zhou, X., Wong, Y., Lebwohl, M., Commisso, J., Keen, C.L., Nakamura, R.M., Wei, H. “The Effects of Topical L-Selenomethionine on Protection against UVB-Induced Skin Cancer when Given Before, During and After UVB Exposure,” submitted for publication, 2011.
  • Burke, Karen E., Zhou, X., Wei, H, Harley, C.B. “The Effect of Topical and Oral Telemerase on UV-induced Skin Cancer” in preparation, 2011.
  • Burke, Karen E., Zhou, X., Commisso, J., Keen, C.L., Nakamura, R.M., Wong, Y., Wei, H. “The Efficacy of Varying Concentrations of Topical d-a-Tocopherol on UV-induced Skin Cancer,” in preparation, 2011.
  • Burke, Karen E., Zhou, X., Commisso, J., Keen, C.L., Nakamura, R.M., Wong, Y., Wei, H. “The Efficacy of Various Formulations of Vitamin C+E in Protecting Against UV-induced Skin Cancer,” in preparation, 2011.
  • Burke, Karen E., Nakamura, R.M., “ The Reversal of UV-Induced Photoaging with Topical l‑Selenomethionine and Topical d-a-Tocopherol,” in preparation, 2011.
  • Burke, Karen E., Eiler K., Holt G., Patseasouras, L.L., Nakamura, R.M., “The Enhancement of Wound Healing after Laser Abrasion with Topical l-Selenomethionine and Topical d-a-Tocopherol,” in preparation, 2011.
  • Burke, Karen E., Zhou, X., Nakamura, R.M., Wei, H., Harley, C.B. “Effect of Oral Telomerase TA-65
    on UV-Induced Carcinogenesis in Skh:1 Mice,” in preparation, 2011.
  • Burke, Karen E., Anandasabapathy, N. “Cellular Immunity of the Skin: Langerhans Cells and Dendritic Cells.”

A1.  Burke, Karen E., Thorbecke, G. Jeanette, and Gigli, Irma. “Complement Receptors on Guinea Pig Epidermal Cells,” J. Invest. Dermatol. 74, 249, 1980.
A2.  Burke, Karen E., and Naughton, Gail. “A Histologic, Immunologic and Electron Microscopic Study of Bovine Collagen Implants,” Plastic Surgical Forum VII, 1985.
A3.  Burke, Karen E., Graham G.F., Naughton, G.K. “Dermatofibrosis Lenticularis Dissemmata: Les Cas cliniques et des Etudes in vitro,” Societé Française de Dermatologie, Journées Dermatologiques de Paris, p. 182, March, 1986.
A4.  Burke, Karen E., Naughton, G.K. “In Vitro Adherence Specificity of Normal and Disease State Fibroblasts,” J. Invest. Derm. 86, 466, 1986.
A5.  Burke, Karen E., Graham, G.F., Naughton, G.K., Bystryn, J.C., Lowe, D. “Anti-Melanoma Antibodies Induced by Cryotherapy of Benign Pigmented Lesions and Dysplastic Nevi,” J. Invest. Derm. 86, 497, 1986.
A6.  Burke, Karen E., Hu, Y-F, Graham, G.F., Gross, E., Clark, L. Combs, G. Jr. “The Effects of Topical and Oral Selenium on Skin Cancer Induced by Ultraviolet Irradiation,” Am. Soc. Derm. Surg., 1987.
A7.  Burke, Karen E., Combs, G.F., Gross, E.G., Bhuyan, E.G., Abu-Libdeh, H., “Oral and Topical L-Selenomethionine Protection from Ultraviolet-Induced Sunburn, Tanning and Skin Cancer,” 1993.


Non-Technical Articles

  •  “Natural Do It Yourself Facelift” – Examiner, January 1985.
  • “How to Look and Feel Younger” – Asbury Park Press, February 1985.
  • “Stop Your Face From Aging” – Examiner, June 1985.
  • “Summer Alert: Save Your Skin!” – Family Circle, June 1985.
  • “Age-Proofing Your Skin” – Family Circle, June 1985.
  • “Go Soak: How to Get the Most From Your Bath” – McCalls, November 1985.
  • “Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Bath” – Citizen, March 1986.
  • “Karen Burke” (Interview) – Interview Magazine, March 1986.
  • “Dr. Lee Salk” (Interview) – Interview Magazine, July 1986.
  •  “Freeze-Dried Faces” – Beauty Digest, January 1987.
  • “Erica Jong” (Interview) – Interview Magazine, June 1987.
  •  “Anti-Aging Techniques: Using Beauty Stopgaps Before You Need Them” – McCalls, August 1987.
  • “Books Big Achiever: Susan Cheever” (Interview) – Interview Magazine, October 1987.
  • “Selenium May Put Skin Cancer on Hold” – Prevention Magazine, January 1988.
  • “Selenium May Put Skin Cancer on Hold” – Nutrition Digest, April 1988.
  • “Well-Being Diet: ‘New’ Nutrient Essentials” – Vogue, September 1988.
  • “Tropic of Cancer” – Bazaar, October, 1988.
  • “The Complete Guide to Banishing Unsightly Veins” – Beauty Digest, March 1989.
  • “Health Up-Date: There is No Such Thing as a Healthy Tan!” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, July 1989.
  • “Health Up-Date: Vitamin E” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, August 1989.
  • “Health Up-Date: Vitamin C” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, September 1989.
  • “The Big Beautifier” – Mirabella, October 1989.
  • “Health Up-Date: Add Life to Your Years” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, September 1989.
  • “Health Up-Date: ‘Tis the Season to be Jolly!” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, October 1989.
  • “Best in Beauty – The Cos-Medics” – Harper’s Bazaar, January 1990.
  • “Dr. Edward de Bono Discusses Changes in Eastern Europe” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, April 1990.
  • “Sun Care Day One” – Harper’s Bazaar, April 1990.
  • “Health Up-Date: Sun Damage to the Skin” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, July 1990.
  • “Health Up-Date: Medical Implications of Hair Loss” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, November 1990.
  • “Health Up-Date: The Essential Trace Mineral Selenium” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, June 1991.
  • “Health Up-Date: AIDS” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, August 1991.
  • “Saving Your Skin” – Vogue, December 1991.
  • “Health Up-Date: Lead” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, January 1992.
  • “Invisible Aging” – Allure, January 1992.
  • “Eco Medicine” – Manhattan, January 1992.
  • “The Best Beauty Secrets of All Time” – McCall’s Magazine, March 1992.
  • “Marketing Youth: The Next Generation” – Longevity Magzine, March 1992.
  • “The New Cosmedics” – Vogue Magazine, March 1992.
  • “Inside Beauty: Spring Cleaning” – Harper’s Bazaar Magazine, April 1992.
  • “Young Skin for Life: The ABCs of Skin Care” – Prevention Magazine, April 1992.
  • “Future Sun Protection” – Prevention Magazine, May 19922.
  • “The Cellulite Report” – Self Magazine, June 1992.
  • “The Effects of the Changing Environment on the Skin” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, August 1992.
  • “Ultraviolet Radiation and the Eye” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, September 1992.
  • “Protection from Ultraviolet-Induced Sunburn and Skin Cancer with L-Selenomethionine” – Cabrini Dateline, Autumn 1992.
  • “Sunscreen” – Prevention, May 1992.
  • “Skin Cancer Protection with L-Selenomethionine” Health Media of America, October 1992.
  • “Viral Activation by the Sun” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, October 1992.
  • “Winter Skin” - Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, December 1992.
  • “How to Restore the Bloom of Youth to Your Skin” in Inner Cleansing by Carlson Wade, Parker Publishing Company, West Nyack, NJ. P. 38 ff, 1992.
  • “Education” – New World Journal, Spring 1993.
  • “The Razor’s Edge” – Harper’s Bazaar, March 1993.
  • The Great Face-off” – Mademoiselle, April 1993.
  • “Depression: New Antidepressant Treatment Options” - Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, April 1993.
  • “Caffeine & Cellulite” – New York Times Magazine, July 1993.
  • “Body, Sweat & Lotion” – Bazaar, August 1993.
  • “Chromium” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, August 1993.
  • “Cellulite” – Glamour, October 1993.
  • “Can Caffeine Cure Cellulite” – Her, October 1993.
  • “Coronary Artery Disease” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, November 1993.
  • “The Prostate” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, January 1994.
  • “Baby Your Skin” – Parents, January 1994.
  • “Dermatologist Peel Thyself” – Elle, January 1994.
  • “Update on AIDS” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, March 1994.
  • “Alpha Hydroxy Acids, (AHA’S)” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, May 1994.
  • “Sun Exposure” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, September 1994.
  • “Thin Thighs for Life for the Rest of Your Life” – Sunday Mirror (London), May 1995.
  • “Thigh Will Be Done to Fight Cellulite” – Tonight (London), May 1995.
  • “A Thigh of Relief?” – Daily Mail (London), June 1995.
  • “Can You Beat Cellulite?” – Parents, July 1995.
  • “Metropolitan Living and Your Skin” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, June 1995.
  • “Smoking: A Balance Sheet” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, June 1995.
  • “How Much Calcium Do You Really Need?” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, September 1995.
  • “Are Fats Fattening?” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, October 1995.
  • “Retinoic Acid: A ‘Fountain of Youth for the Skin’?” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, December 1995.
  • “Moon Goddess Glow” – Journal of Longevity Research, 1, 33-35, 1995.
  • “Healing the Wounds: A Book Review” – Diplomatic World Bulletin, United Nations, January 1996.
  • “The Next Millenium: Challenges to Health from City Environment” – Global Partners For Global Solutions, publ. by World Information Transfer, Inc., April 1996.
  • “Sun, Environment, Daily Living Take High Toll on Skin”, Journal of Longevity. 3, 25-27, August 1997.
  • “Science and Skin Care” – POWER A. Retinol Repair Therapy for Helena Rubinstein, Paris, August 1998.

Please note that this list in incomplete; many articles of 1996 through 1998 are not included and none thereafter have been enumerated. No articles after August 1998 are listed.


Films

  • Cellulite, film commissioned by Pierre Fabre Pharmacie, Paris, France, 1987.
  • Hair, film commissioned by Pierre Fabre Pharmacie, Paris, France, 1987.
  • Masculine Alopecia: Etiology and Treatment, film commissioned by Pierre Fabre Pharmacie, Paris, France, 1987.
  • Sex, Lies, and Tooupee Tape, Inca Productions (United Kingdom), November 1990, replayed on Nova, October 1991.
  • Free Radicals: Implications in Medicine, Inca Productions (United Kingdom), 1992.

Television and Radio Presentations

  • CBS News: “Skin Care” – July 1986.
  • WPTV-TV (NBC) West Palm Beach: “Anti-Aging Treatment” – February 1987.
  • Geraldo Rivera Show: “The Effects of Retin-A in Reversing Photoaging” – February 1988.
  • ARD German Television Network: “Dicke Lippen” (Thicker Lips, Injections for Lib Augmentation) – August 1988.
  • Robert Chang Productions: “Report on National Survey on Wrinkles: Myths and Misconceptions” – November 1988.
  • City TV, Toronto: “Scientific Rejuvenation: Collagen Injections” – December 1988.
  • Financial News Network: “Collagen Corporation: Money Talk” – April 1989.
  • CNBC-TV Cable: Vital Signs “Dr. Karen Burke – Sunscreens” – May 1989.
  • CNBC-TV Cable: Vital Signs “Dr. Karen Burke – Vitamin E” – July 1989.
  • Today Show (NBC): “Dr. Karen Burke with George Hamilton – Sun Damage and Skin Care” – July 1989.
  • BBC, London, England: “Sex, Lies and Toupee Tape” – November 1990.
  • City TV, Toronto: “Treatment of Wrinkles and Scars with Injectable Collagen” – October 1990.
  • City TV, Toronto: “Hair Regrowth and Transplantation” – October 1990.
  • Geraldo Rivera Show (CBS) Florida: “Antiaging” – June 1990.
  • Geraldo Rivera Show (CBS) New York: “Lifeguards and Summer Sun” – July 1991.
  • Good Morning America (ABC) New York: “Combating Cellulite” – August 1991.
  • Nova (PBS) New York: “Sex, Lies and Toupee Tape” – October 1991.
  •  “Good Day New York” 1st Edition, WNYW-TV (Fox): “Indoor Environment at Hazards” – May 1995.
  • “Wake Up America”, “America is Talking” Network: “Beware of the Sun!” – June 1995.
  • “Debbie Thrower Show”, BBC Radio 2: “Great Skin for Life” – September 1996.
  • “BBC Radio Cornwall, London, England”: “Great Skin For Life” – September 1996.
  • “BBC Radio Lancashire, England”: “Skin Care” – September 1996.
  • “BBC Radio Newcastle, England”: “Healthy, Younger Skin” – September 1996.
  • “Livetime” Grenada Television, England: “Thin Thighs Diet and Workout” – May, 1998.
  • “Livetime” Grenada Television, England: “Younger Longer” – May, 1998
  • “The Truth Behind Vitamins in Cosmetics:” WWORTV Channel 9 – October 2000.

Television and radio presentations after October 2006 are not listed..


Lectures on Board the 1989 World Cruise of the Queen Elizabeth II

  • Ageless Aging: Keeping Your Skin Young
  • Ageless Aging: A Discussion of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Gone Today, Hair Tomorrow: The Medical Correction of Hair Loss
  • More Than Skin Deep: Nutrition for the Skin
  • Fat, Fat Go Away – and Don’t Come Back!
  • The History and Psychology of Beauty