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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.

Publications:
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.

Presentations:
“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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