WHRY Pilot Project Program

Our Pilot Project Program grants provide funding to Yale researchers to generate previously unavailable feasibility data that enable them to obtain larger, external grants to further their research on women’s health and gender differences in health.

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Laboratory Research

WHRY funds laboratory research devoted to uncovering biological mechanisms affecting women's health. 


Clinical Research

Women’s Health Research at Yale supports clinical research, conducted with human subjects.


Recently Funded Studies

Women’s Health Research at Yale awarded its most recent Pilot Project Program grants in June 2014.

Interdisciplinary Research Cores

Our Research Cores draw investigators from multiple disciplines and institutions to collaborate in answering complex, “real world” questions on women’s health and gender differences in health outcomes.

Women and Alcohol

Addictive Behaviors

Increasing addictive behaviors in women require that we understand gender-specific aspects of these behaviors.

Women & Trauma

Women and Trauma

Research on trauma in the lives of women has largely focused on domestic or intimate partner violence and childhood abuse. Today, however, the breadth of trauma experienced by women is increasing.

High Impact Health Findings

Our researchers' influential findings are improving health and healthcare for women. Click here for the full article.