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Alix Kay Berglund, DVM

Graduate Research Assistant

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Alix K. Berglund is currently a PhD candidate in the Comparative Biomedical Sciences program and a Graduate Research Assistant in the Schnabel Laboratory. She received her DVM from Washington State University in 2014.
Affiliations
American Association of Equine Practitioners, American Association of Immunology
Immunology, Regenerative Medicine
My research interests are in the use of mesenchymal stem cells for treating inflammatory and immune-mediated diseases. I am currently focused on reducing the immunogenicity of donor mesenchymal stem cells through manipulation of MHC expression to develop more efficient and efficacious regenerative therapies for horses. Additional interests include developing the horse as a large animal translational model for immunology research.
CLINICAL STUDIES