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Internal Medicine / Dermatology

Ian Kerst Hornstra, MD, PhD

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Dermatology
Chief of Dermatology, John Cochran Veterans Administration Medical Center

Specialty Areas

Patients Seen At
John Cochran Veterans Administration Medical Center
915 North Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO  63106
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
660 South Euclid, Campus Box 8123
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Dermatology, dermatofibromas

Board Certification
Dermatology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1985
Medical Degree: University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, 1986
Ph.D.: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Florida, Gainsville Florida, 1993
Residency: Dermatology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1996
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
John Cochran Veterans Medical Center

Honors and Awards
Third Annual Graduate Sutdent Research Prize Innovation, Productivity and Commitment, 1994

Medical Guild Student Research Award-Second Place, 1993

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Huang WW, Gray C, Bowers R, Walk N, Lind A, Hornstra I. Painful necrotic nodules in an immunocompromised patient. Arch Dermatol. 2010 Apr.

Thomassin L, Werneck CC, Broekelmann TJ, Gleyzal C, Hornstra IK, Mecham RP, Sommer P. The Pro-regions of lysyl oxidase and lysyl oxidase-like 1 are required for deposition onto elastic fibers. J Biol Chem. 2005 Dec 30.

Hornstra IK, Birge S, Starcher B, Bailey AJ, Mecham RP, Shapiro SD. Lysyl oxidase is required for vascular and diaphragmatic development in mice. J Biol Chem. 2003 Apr 18.

Ammirati CT, Mann C, Hornstra IK. Multiple eruptive dermatovibromas in three men with HIV infection. Dermatology 1997.

Litt MD, Hansen RS, Hornstra IK, Gartler SM, Yang TP. 5-Azadeoxycytidine-induced chromatin remodeling of the inactive X-linked HPRT gene promoter occurs prior to transcription factor binding and gene reactivation. J Biol Chem 1997.

Hornstra IK and Yang TP. High resolution methylation analysis of the human hypoxanthine phosphoribosyltransferase gene 5' region on the active and inactive X chromosomes: Correlation with binding sites for transcription factors. Molecular and Cellular Biology 1994.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Ian K. Hornstra

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