Imperial College London

Dr Kaiyu Lei

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Honorary Research Associate



+44 (0)20 7594 2137k.lei08




Institute of Reproductive and Developmental BiologyHammersmith Campus





Imperial College London, London, UK          

Research Associate 2011-present

Imperial College London, London, UK          

PhD 2008-2011    Clinical Medicine Research

Xiamen University, Xiamen, China                  

MSc 2004-2007    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Xiamen University, Xiamen, China                  

BSc 2000-2004     Biology 



Edey LF, Georgiou H, O'Dea KP, et al., 2017, Progesterone, the maternal immune system and the onset of parturition in the mouse, Biology of Reproduction, Vol:98, ISSN:1529-7268, Pages:376-395


Lei K, Georgiou EX, Yulia A, et al., 2017, Progesterone and the Repression of Myometrial Inflammation: The Roles of MKP-1 and the AP-1 System., 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society-for-Reproductive-Investigation (SRI), SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC, Pages:107A-107A, ISSN:1933-7191

Yulia A, Singh N, Lei K, et al., 2017, The effects of inflammation and stretch on cyclic AMP levels and pathways components in myometrial tissues, WILEY, Pages:52-52, ISSN:1470-0328

Georgiou E, Lei K, Lai P, et al., 2016, Progesterone repression of IL-1 beta action is maintained in human myometrium after the onset of labour, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Pages:E12-E13, ISSN:1470-0328

Georgiou E, Lei K, Singh N, et al., 2016, Chorioamnionitis-induced preterm labour is associated with progesterone receptor cofactor protein changes, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Pages:E10-E10, ISSN:1470-0328

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