Women’s Health Research Day is an annual celebration of women’s health and sex and gender differences research. Researchers from across the Anschutz Medical Campus, the University of Colorado-Boulder, the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs and Colorado State University gather to hear from a national leader in women’s health and present their latest findings to peers and senior scientists in a judged poster session. Junior faculty researchers who participate in the judged poster presentation receive guidance and feedback about their research from the keynote speaker, senior faculty, colleagues and peers.

2019 11th Annual Women’s Health Research Day

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

2019 Speaker Carolyn Mazure, PhD

Featuring Keynote Speaker

Carolyn Mazure, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Yale University

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Not just studies of mice and men: Transforming science, evolving opportunities

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Congratulations to the winners of this year's poster competition:

Eileen Chang, PhD, M.C.R. “Intrauterine growth restricted ovine fetal skeletal muscle has reduced cell cycle activity corresponding with lower rates of myogenesis”

Sarah Perman, MD, CWHR Scientist, “Public Perceptions on Why Women Receive Less Bystander CPR Than Men in Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest”

Michael Nash, MD/PhD Candidate “Maternal western style diet persistently alters liver physiology and bone marrow derived immune cell development and function in a non-human primate model of NAFLD”

Katie Marker, MPH, Doctoral student “Breast cancer subtype GWAS in 1,312 Peruvian breast cancer patients”

Natalie Hohos, PhD “High-Fat Diet Is Associated with Ovulatory Defect Regardless of the Development of Obesity”

Ramón Lorca, PhD, CWHR Scientist, “Effect of AMPK activation on human myometrial artery vasodilation from high-altitude and intrauterine growth-restricted pregnancies”

Marisol Castillo-Castrejon, MSc, PhD “Impact of lipid-based nutrient supplementation on placental mTOR signaling and IGF-1 gene methylation and fetal growth”