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

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

This issue features WHRY-funded researchers creating a "serious" video game to reduce HIV transmission, and highlights a Yale undergraduate's quest to find out how our Center's strategic initiatives go far beyond research.

Read WHRY's Spring 2014 Newsletter!

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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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Your Health: Get answers to your questions on timely topics in cardiac care, including questions on your heart and medications, exercise, diet and hormones.