About Us

Our mission is:

(1) To conduct basic research on the immunological pathways that lead to obstetrical disorders, with the goals of improving the understanding of the mechanisms of disease and of developing methods for the early diagnosis, monitoring, treatment, and prevention of pregnancy complications, with an emphasis on preterm birth.

(2) To train post-graduate and graduate-level professionals in perinatal immunology.


Gomez-Lopez Lab Summer 2017

Back row/L to R: Chharitha Veerapaneni, George Schwenkel, Chengrui Zou, Derek Miller

Front Row/L to R: Tara Mial, Valeria Garcia-Flores, Yi Xu, Nardhy Gomez-Lopez, Marcia Arenas-Hernandez, Yaozhu Leng