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For many years, women were not included in medical research. As a result, we know less about the influences of sex and gender on health and disease. The Illinois Women's Health Registry is trying to change that. Click here to learn more!

WHRI Research Evaluates NIH Sex Inclusion Policy

The Women's Health Research Institute conducted a reserach study to evaluate the 2016 National Institutes of Health policy requiring investigators to "consider sex as a biological variable." The study, published online in the Journal of Women's Health, highlights the attitudes and opinions of the biomedical research community towards the policy and provides promising insight into its implementation. Click here to access the full publication