The Sharma laboratory has a multifaceted research program focused on answering the question of why some women are predisposed to pregnancy complications. We believe that these problems may originate from abnormal immune and hormonal responses during pregnancy. The hypothesis is that anti-inflammatory intrauterine milieu controlled by cytokines and pregnancy hormones is crucial to fetal development and pregnancy success.

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Dr. Sharma is Professor of Pediatrics at Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and Deputy Director of Center of Biomedical Research Excellence for Perinatal Biology. Dr. Sharma has been involved in the Pathobiology and MCB graduate programs of Brown University. He was a member of the founding Steering Committee of Pathobiology Graduate Program and currently serves on the committee. His research interests focus on the biology of pregnancy complications with emphasis on immunobiology, predictive and diagnostic biomarkers, inflammation, and vascular pathogenesis. He has trained a number of PhD, post-doctoral and clinical fellows and has served on numerous review panels of NIH and ADA. He served as President of the American Society for Reproductive Immunology (2010-2012) and has organized several international and national conferences focusing on Reproductive Immunology.

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