The Toolbox provides a wealth of resources on the following topics:
In depth policy analysis:
Learn the history and significance behind the NIH policy which requires investigators to incorporate sex as a biological variable in their research design. Find resources on how to incorporate these requirements into your next grant application.
Database of sex-based research:
Browse video lectures, scholarly articles, blogs, and other media sources, organized by topic and subspecialty, which highlight the importance of sex in health and disease.
Resources for investigators:
Incorporate sex into your research portfolio with the most up-to-date methodologies utilizing cell lines, model organisms, or human subjects. Attend workshops and lectures which highlight sex-based research. Identify participants for clinical research trials through the Illinois Men’s and Women’s Health Registries.