To celebrate Women's Health Research Day, the Women's Health Research Institute and Endocrine Society co-hosted a Congressional Briefing to educate policymakers on the importance of sex- and gender-inclusion in biomedical research. WHRI Co-Director, Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, participated in the briefing "Rock Stars of Research: Scientists Who Are Shaping The Future of Women's Health Care," alongside NIH Office of Research on Women's Health Director, Janine Clayton, MD and Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology Director, Hadine Joffee, MD. To read more about the event click here!
For many years, women were not included in medical research. As a result, we know less about the influences of sex and gender on health and disease. The Illinois Women's Health Registry is trying to change that. Click here to learn more!