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5.23.23 | Eye Health
Highlighting A Blind Spot in Research: The Importance of Sex and Gender Differences in Eye Health

SWHR presented on its women’s eye health disparities paper during a Biology of Sex Differences session at the OSSD 2023 Annual Meeting in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 

5.23.23 | Research and Clinical Trials
SWHR Talks “From Cells to Society” at Sex Differences Conference

SWHR hosted “From Cells to Society: Research and Advocacy to Advance Mature Women’s Health" as an opening symposium for the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD) 2023 Annual Meeting in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

5.23.23 | Maternal Health
Maternal Health Network Meeting Addresses Novel Approaches for Education About Prenatal Genetic Screening

In a Maternal Health Network meeting, Katie Stoll, MS, LGC, executive director of the Genetic Support Foundation (GSF), shared about educational and decision support tools for prenatal testing.

5.16.23 | Policy
SWHR Endorses “Momnibus 2.0”

SWHR is pleased to once again offer its endorsement of the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act (or Momnibus Act).

5.7.23 | Health Equity
SWHR Adds Lupus to the Women’s Health Equity Initiative 

To bring attention to these disparities and help support individuals impacted by lupus, SWHR added lupus to the Women’s Health Equity Initiative campaign this May, in recognition of Lupus Awareness Month.

5.3.23 | Policy
SWHR Response to House’s Passage of the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023

On Wednesday, April 26, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023. These cuts could have serious implications for non-defense discretionary funding – and namely to health care and health research funding.

5.3.23 | Lupus
Examining Lupus Health Disparities for Lupus Awareness Month  

This Lupus Awareness Month, SWHR is reflecting on the need for urgent action to close the gender, race, and ethnic disparities in lupus outcomes.

SWHR 2023 Gala Celebrates Progress, Recognizes Leaders Across Women’s Health Research 

SWHR hosted its 33rd Annual Awards Gala on April 26, 2023 in Washington, D.C. to honor leaders who are advancing women’s health.

group photo 4.27.23 | Alzheimer's Disease
“The Power of Research” Luncheon Shines Spotlight on Alzheimer’s Disease in Women and Research to Address It 

SWHR, the Women’s Alzheimer's Movement, and Maria Shriver hosted the “The Power of Research: Bridging the Gap” luncheon to bring awareness to women’s risk of developing and dying from Alzheimer’s disease. 

4.18.23 | Policy
SWHR Statement on Ruling in Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine et al v FDA et al

SWHR issued a statement in anticipation of the Supreme Court ruling in response to the preliminary ruling of Judge Kacskmaryk of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas in the Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine et al v FDA et al case.