Women's College Research Institute

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Lena Serghides, PhD

Adjunct Scientist, Women's College Research 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.


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

Areas of Interest

Protease inhibitors




Sex steroids

HIV-malaria co-infection


  • Fully affiliated with:
  • University of Toronto

  • A member of:
  • Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO)