Lena Serghides, PhD

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Dr. Serghides is a Scientist at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute at the University Health Network and an Assistant Professor at the Department of Immunology and the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto.

 Her current research focus is on understanding the mechanisms that contribute to the increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with HIV, and on the long-term effects of in utero exposure to HIV antiretrovirals.  The research is motivated by the goal of optimizing maternal and infant health in the context of infections of global health importance.

 Dr. Serghides is a member of the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network (CTN) Women’s Working Group, and a member of the Canadian Infant Feeding in HIV Network (CIFHN).


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