OCTOBER 18 OCT 18
2017
WEDNESDAY WED

Gender Matters: Why Sex in Science Isn't Enough

The Stanford WSDM (Women and Sex Differences in Medicine) Center and Stanford Population Health Sciences present thought provoking explorations of the need for research on both sex as a biological variable and gender in scientific research.

Speakers

Janine Clayton, MD NIH Associate Director for Research on Women’s Health
Director, NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

"The Power, Potential, and Promise of Considering Sex as a Biological Variable (SABV)"

Huntington F. Willard, PhD, Professor of Human Genetics and Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago

"Sex Differences in Biology and Medicine: a View from the X Chromosome"

Marcia Stefanick, PhD, Director, Stanford WSDM Center, Professor of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research Center, and Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine

"Why Sex and Gender Matter in Precision Health"

Mark Cullen, MD, Professor of Medicine, Biomedical Data Science and Health Research and Policy, Director, Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences, Senior Addociate Dean for Research, Stanford University School of Medicine

"Sex Differences in Mortality: Why Gender Matters"

Londa Schiebinger, PhD, John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science
Director, Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and
Environment

"Gender Variables in Health Research"

Gary Darmstadt, MD, MS< Professor of Neonatal and Developmental Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Maternal and Child Health, Stanford University School of Medicine

"The Role of Gender Norms in Developing Countries"

Location

Gunn-SIEPR
366 Galvez St.
Palo Alto, CA 94305
USA