Women's Health Research at Yale

Improvements in health and health care depend on new scientific findings translated into practical benefits. With generous support from the community, our self-supporting research center generates new findings in women's health and advances gender-specific medicine to improve the well being of all.
- Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D., Director of Women's Health Research at Yale

News Flash 

Innovations Summer 2014 

"Innovations in Women's Health" Summer Newsletter Now Available!

This issue features: our newest funded studies targeting endometrial cancer, infectious disease prevention and endocrine dysfunction; improving the national landscape for women's health research, and WHRY's "French Connection" opening trans-Atlantic gender-sensitive studies. 

Read WHRY's Summer 2014 Newsletter!

2014 Pilot Project Program Awards Including Inaugural Wendy U. and Thomas C. Naratil Pioneer Award

This year’s highly inventive research projects focus on stem cell therapy for hypoparathyroidism, a debilitating disease primarily affecting women; the creation of the first dual-purpose intravaginal ring for HIV transmission prevention and contraception; and the design of a pioneering treatment model for uterine serous cancer, the most lethal endometrial cancer. Details here.


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Revolutionary New NIH Policy on Studying Sex and GenderThe NIH has announced a dramatic policy change to require female and male animal models and attention to the sex of cells in NIH-funded research. The new policies affirm WHRY's practices since inception in 1998. WHRY's Press Release.

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