What a Difference an X Makes: The State of Women's Health Research
July 18-19, 2013
SWHR’s "What a Difference an X Makes: The State of Women’s Health Research" conference (X Conference) is designed to raise awareness about the importance of sex differences in various diseases and conditions that affect both men and women or women disproportionately. This conference will address the state-of-the-science in various scientific fields, while highlighting future research and gaps in knowledge.
SWHR’s X Conference is geared towards a multidisciplinary audience including researchers from academic institutions, health care providers, patient advocacy groups, federal agency employees, representatives of the pharmaceutical industry, media reporters, students, science writers, and the general public. The X Conference gives SWHR an opportunity to remind stakeholders of the importance of understanding the biological and physiological differences between men and women and how these differences affect women's health.
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What a Difference an X Makes Infographic
Janine Clayton, MD, Director of the Office of Research on Women's Health, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and SWHR President & CEO Phyllis Greenberger, MSW