Fighting Breast and Ovarian Cancer With a Lupus Antibody
After discovering a specific lupus antibody that can penetrate cancer cells and, with a grant from Women's Health Research at Yale, showing it makes cancer cells vulnerable to standard treatments, Dr. Peter Glazer and his colleagues are moving a treatment to clinical trials.
Building Momentum: WHRY's Undergraduate Fellows Advance Women's Health
Women’s Health Research at Yale mentors undergraduate students as well as graduate students and rising junior faculty members to ensure that the next generation of scientists and medical providers fully account for the health needs of women and sex-and-gender differences affecting health. Here are a few examples of what our former undergraduate fellows are up to now.
Women: What's in a Name?
Today, as our scientific and cultural understanding expands, we have learned that sex and gender are not binary. And, in science, as our knowledge grows so must our efforts to welcome everyone in the identities they bring, and to enhance the precision of our language in adopting terms that value everyone. Even so, we must not forget our history and the descriptive terms that serve us well.
Planned Giving: Ways to Donate to Women's Health Research at Yale
Through Planned Giving, WHRY can help interested donors make larger gifts than they thought possible, including options that can provide income to donors that can keep pace with inflation, avoid capital gains taxes, and reduce estate tax liability.
How Your Help Can Fund the Next Discovery in Women's Health Research
If the challenges of the past year have taught us anything, it is that we must continue working to understand all that we can about health and disease. And when it comes to sex and gender, we should not wait for the next crisis before addressing these critical components of our health.
After the Pandemic: What We Need to Ensure a More Inclusive and Equitable Way Forward for Science and Medicine
At Women’s Health Research at Yale, we are confident that science will ultimately ensure our return to the relative safety and promise of our pre-COVID lives. But we also know that we cannot go back to the way it was.
The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift for All of the Special Women in Your Life
Mother’s Day is almost here. Are you looking for some new gift to get? Something that truly pays tribute in ways other gifts can’t? Women’s Health Research at Yale is excited to offer you a great way to honor or memorialize women who have had a special impact on your life.