Laboratory Research

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.

Addictive

Addictive Behaviors

Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs

Autoimmune

Autoimmune Disorders

Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS)

Bone

Bone Health

Osteoporosis

 

Cancer

Cancer

Breast, Lung, Ovarian

Endocrine

Endocrine

Hypoparathyroidism

genetics

Genetics

Gene Therapy for Breast, Ovarian Cancers; Gender-Specific Gene Regulation

 

Hormones

Hormones & Menopause

Estrogen and Heart Disease, Mood, and Memory

Infectious

Infectious Disease

Gender and Genital Herpes

Mood

Mood Disorders

Gender and Stress-Induced Mood Disorders, Post-Partum Depression

 

Neurobiology

Neurobiology

Cellular Basis of Gender Differences in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

Obesity

Obesity

Cellular Mechanisms of Adipose Tissue Accumulation in Females

Reproductive

Reproductive Health

Ovarian Function Post Chemotherapy, Embryo Implantation, Preeclampsia

 

Tourettes

Tourette's & OCD

Gender Differences in Tourette’s and obsessive-compulsive disorder