Vikki M Abrahams PhD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Departments & Organizations

HTIObstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Perinatal Research; Reproductive Sciences: Abrahams lab, Discovery to Cure Internship

Research Interests

Reproductive Immunology; Immunology of Pregnancy more...


  • Ph.D., University College, London, 2000

Selected Publications

  • Mulla, MJ, Salmon, JE, Chamley, LW, Brosens, JJ, Boeras, CM, Kavathas, KB, Abrahams, VM. A role for uric acid and the Nalp3 inflammasome in antiphospholipid antibody-induced IL-1ß production by human first trimester trophoblast. Plos One 2013 Jun 6;8(6):e65237 .
  • Kavathas, PB, Boeras, CM, Mulla, MJ, Abrahams, VM. Nod1, but not the ASC inflammasome, contributes to induction of IL-1b secretion in human trophoblasts after sensing of Chlamydia trachomatis. Mucosal Immunology. 2012 Jul 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Odiari, EA, Mullam MJ, Sfakianaki, AK, Paidas, MJ, Stanwood, NL, Gariepy, A, Brosens, JJ, Chamley, LW, Abrahams, VM. Pravastatin does not prevent antiphospholipid antibody-mediated changes in human first trimester trophoblast function. Human Reproduction. 2012;27:2933-40



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