The Center for Women’s Health Research is regarded as one of the best places to conduct research that includes women and considers the distinct but linked concepts of sex (biological) and gender (social) differences.
We mentor and fund the next generation of researchers, supporting their cutting-edge research on issues that pose a significant threat to women’s health – cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and the intersection of mental health and physical health in those diseases. Join us in supporting new, life-saving discoveries and in learning more about women’s health across the lifespan.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Livestream Annual Community Event
Women's health and sex differences research doesn't stop, so we decided to go virtual and bring the science to you during our Annual Community Event. Featuring world-renowned psychologist and researcher Laurie Santos, PhD.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Join us for our next Let's Talk to better understand the role hormones play in women's health and learn from leading experts about common hormones disorders like, polycystic ovary syndrome and thyroid disease, and how the combination of hormonal changes, normal aging and menopausal symptoms can wreak havoc on weight control for many women.
The School of Medicine Gender Equity Task Force reported its findings and recommendations to the School of Medicine Executive Committee on Tuesday Oct. 20. The task force focused on ways to increase the number of women in leadership roles at the School and to improve recognition of their work with professional awards and honors. Judy Regensteiner, PhD, director of the CWHR and professor of medicine, and Angie Ribera, PhD, chair of physiology and biophysics, led the task force.
We are finding answers that save lives through research focused on women's health and sex and gender differences.
Through seed grants and our renowned mentoring, we support scientists who study women’s health and sex and gender differences.
From around the world to our backyard, we share groundbreaking research, innovative studies, important health tips and stories of how research is improving lives.