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Kyra Martins

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Contact Information:
Veterinary Sciences Building Room 239C
1971 Commonwealth Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108
Tel: 612-624-4926
Email: winga055@umn.edu

Educational Background:
DVM - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Universidad Nacional of Asuncion, Paraguay
MS in Dermatology, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Minnesota

Research Interests:
Innate immunity
My past research interests focused in the relation of antimicrobial peptides in atopic dermatitis.
Currently involved in a collaborative research to study the molecular profile of human allotransplantation, and porcine xenotransplantation of islets cells into monkeys.

Kyra V. Wingate, Sheila M. Torres, Kevin A.T. Silverstein, Julie A. Hendrickson, and Mark S. Rutherford. “Expression of Endogenous Antimicrobial Peptides in Normal Canine Skin”. Veterinary Dermatology. 2009; 20(1):19-26.

“Expression of Endogenous Antimicrobial Peptides in Normal Canine Skin.” Points of Pride Research Day, College of Veterinary Medicine. Saint Paul, MN. March 2008

Interests and Other Activities:
Going to the lake, eating chocolate, listening to any kind of music, especially reggae



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