Lena Serghides, PHD

Adjunct Scientist, Women’s College Hospital Research and Innovation Institute
Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Toronto
Associate Member, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto

The lab of Lena Serghides, PhD, is interested in understanding how HIV infection and exposure to HIV antiretrovirals during pregnancy affects pregnancy outcome. Current projects in the lab focus on understanding the effects of HIV antiretrovirals on decidualization, placentation, sex steroids, and fetal and neonatal development.

PhD, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, 2002

  • Protease inhibitors
  • Pregnancy
  • Placenta
  • Angiogenesis
  • Sex steroids
  • HIV-malaria co-infection