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This lecture features Pauline Mendola from the Epidemiology Branch of the NICHD’s Division of Intramural Population Health Research. She will discuss her research on air pollution and its effects on pregnancy, including the link to asthma and other adverse outcomes for pregnant women and infants.
The Specialized Centers of Research Excellence (SCORE) Annual Meeting Keynote Address will be a virtual meeting.
The NIH Office of Research on Women's Health will host “Analysis and Action: Applications of Intersectionality in COVID-19,” the second lecture in the “Diverse Voices: COVID-19, Intersectionality, and the Health of Women” speaker series.
Join Springboard Enterprises, the Women's Health Innovation Coalition, and Accenture at our Women’s Cognitive & Brain Health Forum on June 30 at 11am ET.
On January 19, 2022, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will kick off a new series of discussions and seminars called “SeXX and Immunity.” These sessions will explore our understanding of sex differences and sex dimorphism in relation to immune responses and how presentations of infectious diseases differ based on biology. The first session will feature Dr. Sabra Klein of Johns Hopkins University, for a talk titled “SeXX matters for viral infection and vaccination.” Sabra Klein, PhD, is Professor of Molecular…
Participants will learn current breastfeeding recommendations and guidelines for an HIV+ parent. The presenter for this event is Judy Levison, MD, MPH is a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. She completed her MD degree from Tufts University in Boston, her residency in Ob/Gyn at the University of Washington, and her MPH from the University of Texas School of Public Health in 2010. REGISTER
Heterogeneity of Breast Cancer Genomes: Going Beyond Therapy to Risk Assessment and Precision Healthcare
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…
Sex/gender Specific COVID 19 Outcomes and Management Relevant for Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Disorders: From Bench to Bedside
Join the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for a virtual scientific event on June 16-17, 2022 that looks at the differences in COVID-19 outcomes due to sex and gender. This NIH workshop, hosted by NHLBI, brings together basic and clinical scientists to review the state of the science in sex/gender differences in COVID-19 outcomes relevant to heart, lung, blood, and sleep (HLBS) disorders. Specifically, the workshop aims to identify key knowledge gaps and explore research opportunities to improve our…