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 Winter 2017/2018

Back row/L to R: Derek Miller, Pablo Silva, George Schwenkel, Chengrui Zou

Front Row/L to R: Afrah Arif, Valeria Garcia-Flores, Yi Xu, Nardhy Gomez-Lopez, Yaozhu Leng, Hana Kallabat, Marcia Arenas-Hernandez