Deadline Extended!

A poster preview will take place on Wednesday, October 12 with a poster presentation on Thursday, October 13, 2022 during the National Conference on Women's Health and Sex Differences Research. Posters will be judged by leading conference speakers including members of Ludeman Center Senior Faculty and Scientific Council. A subset of the posters will be selected to receive an award.

Conference registration and abstract submissions are now open. The deadline to submit posters is September 2, 2022. A corresponding conference registration is also required by September 2, 2022.

Details and applications to apply for a limited number of travel grants can be found here.

Questions? Email or call (303) 724-0305.

2018 Poster Winners

  • Natalie Hohos, PhD - Prolonged Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation Partially Reverses High-Fat Diet-Induced Changes in Ovarian Gene Expression
  • Amanda Jones, PhD - Late Gestation Hypoxia Stimulates Hepatic Expression of Gluconeogenic Genes in Fetal Sheep
  • Amy Keller, PhD - Sex- and Age-Specific Differences in Cardiac Contractility and Energetics: Therapeutic Repurposing of Metformin for the Failing Right Heart
  • Shawna Matthews, PhD - Progestins Disrupt Mitochondrial Metabolism to Suppress Breast Cancer Growth 
  • Kelly McGill, PhD candidate - Sex Affects Immune System Aging
  • Clare Paterson, PhD - Investigating Offspring Neurobiology in a Translational Rodent Model of Preeclampsia
  • Kathleen Woulfe, PhD - Sex-Dependent Regulation of Autophagy by Midkine in Pediatric Dilated Cardiomyopathy

2016 Poster Winners

  •  Danielle Bruns, PhD - Interleukin-19 is Cardioprotective in Dominant Negative CREB-Mediated Heart Failure in a Sex-Specific Manner
  • Rebecca Scalzo, PhD - Acute Vitamin C Infusion Improves Cardiovascular Function but Not VO2peak in Males and Females with Type 2 Diabetes
  • Jill Kaar, PhD - The Role of Diet Quality on Metabolic Health Outcomes During Adolescence
  • Edward Melanson, PhD - The Effect of Suppressing Ovarian Hormones on Brown Adipose Tissue Activity in Pre-Menopausal Women: A Pilot Study 
  • Yondell Masten, RN, PhD - Sex- and Gender-Specific Health Online Multimedia Case-Based Learning