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Women's Health Research Day at MUSC


Women's Health Research Day

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Bioengineering Building Auditorium (110)


The MUSC's Women's Health Research Center (WRC) is pleased to announce their third annual Women's Health Research Day! The dynamic and diverse program will include:

  • Rajita Sinha, PhD, Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center and Neurobiology; Director, Yale Interdisciplinary Stress Center
  • Scientific presentations and poster sessions highlighting sex and gender-based work conducted across campus and statewide

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Women's Health Research Day 2014

We were excited to welcome  Larry Cahill, Ph.D., Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior at USC-Irvine, as plenerary speaker for the second annual Womens Health Research Day (lecture title, Sex and Hemisphere Influences on Emotional Memory: The Burden of Proof has Shifted).  Dr. Cahill is a long-standing leader in the area of brain and memory, and more recently has become one of the m ost influential leaders on the topic of sex influences on the brain.

View the WHRD 2014 Agenda (pdf)
View the
WHRD 2014 Program Booklet (pdf)
View the
Catalyst article about WHRD 2014 (pdf)

Women's Health Research Day 2013

The first annual Womens Health Research Day, held April 18, 2013, included scientific presentations and poster sessions highlighting sex and gender-based work conducted across campus.  Plenerary speakers included Dr. Harriett de Wit, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Chicago (lecture title, Determinants of drug preference: Translational Studies) and Dr. Cora Lee Wetherington, Chair of NIDA’s Women and Sex/Gender Differences Research Group and NIDA’s representative to the NIH Coordinating Committee of the Office of Research on Women’s Health (lecture title, The Ubiquity of Sex/Gender Differences in Drug Abuse).

View the WHRD 2013 Agenda (pdf)
View the
WHRD 2013 Program Booklet (pdf)

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