WHRY Pilot Project Program
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Our program funds laboratory research or basic science devoted to uncovering biological mechanisms affecting women's health. These types of new discoveries - about cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, osteoporosis, depression and addictive behaviors, to name several areas of our research - inform clinical science directed toward improved treatment of both women and men.
Women’s Health Research at Yale supports clinical research, conducted with human subjects. These studies develop, test and compare new interventions - as in clinical trials of new medications - as well as new technologies and therapies to better treat diseases.
Women’s Health Research at Yale awarded Pilot Project Program grants for 2012 to study gender differences in smoking addiction; enhancement of treatments for breast and ovarian cancers; the value of breast ultrasound screening, and gender differences in neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease.