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May 2022

Heterogeneity of Breast Cancer Genomes: Going Beyond Therapy to Risk Assessment and Precision Healthcare

Hosted by NIH

This is the annual Marshall W. Nirenberg Lecture. This lecture, established in 2011, recognizes Marshall Nirenberg for his work to decipher the genetic code, which resulted in his receiving the 1968 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Speaker Funmi Olopade studies familial forms of cancers, molecular mechanisms of tumor progression in high-risk individuals as well as genetic and non-genetic factors contributing to tumor progression in diverse populations. Her current laboratory research is focused on using whole genome technologies and bioinformatics…

May 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

COGS 2ND INTERNATIONAL MEETING (2022): Bringing Gender and Sex Together: Transdisciplinary Theories and Methodologies

Hosted by Canadian Organization for Gender and Sex Research (COGS)

The newly founded Canadian Organization for Gender and Sex Research (COGS) is holding our 2nd International Meeting which will highlight novel transdisciplinary perspectives on gender and sex research. The conference aims to explore novel approaches to the conceptualization and investigation of sex/gender that can emerge from integrating different disciplines and world views. Conference Objectives & Structure To showcase transdisciplinary sex/gender theories, methods & research initiatives To act as a platform for transdisciplinary engagement To expose the gender and sex research…

May 29 - May 31
Nouvel Hotel Montréal, Canada

June 2022

Addressing Barriers in Research and Health Care for Women Living with Lupus

Hosted by SWHR

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease where the body attacks its own tissues, creating widespread inflammation and symptoms throughout the body, often resulting in organ tissue damage – most commonly in the joints, skin, brain, lungs, kidneys and blood vessels. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the most common type of lupus, affecting multiple parts of the body, whereas cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) primarily affects the skin. Sometimes individuals can develop a temporary druginduced lupus due to reactions from certain medications,…

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Empowering Women with Psoriatic Arthritis: Improving the Patient Journey

Hosted by SWHR

More than 8 million Americans and 125 million people worldwide have psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease that is characterized by patches of red or discolored and irritated skin, often covered by flaky white or gray scales, depending on the skin type. An estimated 10-30% of people with psoriasis also develop psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a type of inflammatory arthritis linked to psoriasis. Of those with PsA, 85% develop the skin disease before the joint disease. Psoriasis often appears between the…

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

VCU Health of Women 2022

Hosted by VCU Institute for Women’s Health

The Health of Women 2022 is designed with you in mind, following Virginia Commonwealth University's (VCU) valued approach of addressing women's health across the life span and will address the challenges and nuances of sex and gender medicine. This day-and-a-half virtual conference is filled with engaging lectures and discussions. VCU has carefully crafted an agenda catering to the learning needs of primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants and other health care professionals focused on women’s health in family…

June 23 - June 24

VCU Health of Women 2022: Emerging Topics in Women’s Health

Hosted by VCU Institute for Women’s Health

Hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University, Health of Women 2022 is designed with a valued approach of addressing women's health across the life span and will address the challenges and nuances of sex and gender medicine. This day-and-a-half virtual conference is filled with engaging lectures and discussions. Hosts have carefully crafted an agenda catering to the learning needs of primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants and other health care professionals focused on women’s health in family practice, internal medicine,…

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

July 2022

11th Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit

Hosted by Prevent Blindness

On July 13-14, 2022, Prevent Blindness will host the 11th annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit as a virtual interactive event. The event will be held over two days via a virtual conference platform that offers simultaneous access to expert presentations; a dedicated exhibitor hall with access to free educational materials, videos, and toolkits; on-demand educational content; and in-platform opportunities for networking and collaboration. The Summit will be available to a global audience at no cost to attendees. The…

July 13 - July 14

Diverse Voices Virtual Talk: COVID-19 in Women

Hosted by NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

ORWH’s new quarterly lecture series, titled “Diverse Voices: Intersectionality and the Health of Women,” will amplify research that incorporates an intersectional framework and addresses the breadth of topics relevant to the health of women. The July 28, 2022, session of “Diverse Voices: Intersectionality and the Health of Women” will focus on COVID-19 in women, featuring presentations from Heather Shattuck-Heidorn, Ph.D., of the University of Southern Maine and Stephaun Wallace, Ph.D., M.S., M.O.L., of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. REGISTER

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

September 2022

WOMEN’S HEALTH INNOVATION SUMMIT 2022

Hosted by Kisaco Research

The Women's Health Innovation Summit is accelerating innovation, investment, research and partnerships, to improve the access and quality of healthcare for women worldwide. Now in its fourth year, the Summit is delighted to be reconvening face-to-face in Boston this September for its biggest industry-leading networking event to date. Past annual summits’ have succeeded in addressing and bringing awareness to a wide range of verticals, challenges and unmet needs for women and their health. Building on this, the team will be…

September 29 - September 30

Diverse Voices Virtual Talk: Violence and Women

Hosted by NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

ORWH’s new quarterly lecture series, titled “Diverse Voices: Intersectionality and the Health of Women,” will amplify research that incorporates an intersectional framework and addresses the breadth of topics relevant to the health of women. The September 29, 2022, session of “Diverse Voices: Intersectionality and the Health of Women” will focus on violence and women, featuring presentations from Natacha DeGenna, Ph.D., of the University of Pittsburgh and Sahnah Lim, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.I.A., of the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. REGISTER

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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