WHRY Investigator Dr. Ryan Jensen studies the intricacies of the BRCA2 gene, hoping to find answers about genetic breast cancer risk.
Women's Health Research at Yale pioneers efforts to narrow the gulf in knowledge about women's health, trains new researchers to continue advancing the science, and translates findings into practice and public policy for the community we serve.
As part of its mission, the Center partners with community members and organizations to understand their needs and share vital health information for everyone to live happier, healthier, and more productive lives.
Sex and Heart Disease: You Don’t Know the Half of It
The number one cause of death in the United States, cardiovascular disease kills more women than men, amounting to one in every four female deaths each year. It’s time to learn the other half of the story and change practices that endanger women.