WHAT A DIFFERENCE AN X MAKES: The State of Women’s Health Research
Posted: 14 May 2008 11:54 AM   [ Ignore ]
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The Society for Women’s Health Research cordially invites you to attend:


Friday, October 3, 2008
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Barbara Jordan Conference Center
Kaiser Family Foundation
1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005

This scientific conference will highlight advances in and the future of
sex differences research in health and disease.

Register for this free conference now.

View the agenda.

Topics and speakers include:

Sex as a Biomarker: The FDA Perspective - Kathleen Uhl, M.D. and Kathryn O’Callaghan, FDA

Sex Differences in Brain and Behavior - Jill Becker, Ph.D., University of Michigan

Sex Differences and Chronic Pain - Karen Berkley, Ph.D., Florida State University and Laurence Bradley, Ph.D., University of Alabama, Birmingham

Sex Differences and Mental Health - Meir Steiner, M.D., Ph.D., McMaster University and Margaret Altemus, M.D., Cornell University

Sex Differences in the Development of Therapeutics - Susan Alpert, Ph.D., M.D., Medtronic and Cheryl Blanchard, Ph.D., Zimmer, Inc.

Future Directions for Sex Differences Research - Debbie Clegg, Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Barbara Boyan, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
For additional information, please contact Eileen Resnick at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

What a Difference an X Makes: The State of Women’s Health Research is sponsored by the Society for Women’s Health Research with funding from Abbott Laboratories, Inc., Amgen, Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Pfizer, Inc., and Wyeth.

The Society for Women’s Health Research is the nation’s only non-profit organization whose mission is
to improve the health of women through research, education, and advocacy.


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A nonprofit organization passionately devoted “to ensuring the ethical and equal treatment of all women in pain.”