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Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)

Research Spotlights

Some scientists are already addressing the influence of sex in biomedical research. What can we learn from their work in the lab? Here are some of their stories.

Dr. Marilyn CarrollDr. Marilyn Carroll
Studying males and females in drug addiction


Dr. Nancy LaneDr. Nancy Lane
Sex differences in musculoskeletal diseases across the lifespan


Dr. Nancy NadonDr. Nancy Nadon
Video: Studying Both Sexes with NIH's National Institute on Aging's Interventions Testing Program


Other Stories

Dr. Susan Harbison has observed the differences in sleep patterns between male and female Drosophilia and in how sleep deprivation biologically affects each sex differently. Learn more in this interview by NHLBI Director Dr. Gary Gibbons.

Additional Information

Learn about the research that the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) and its partnering NIH Institutes and Centers have supported, including the interdisciplinary Specialized Centers of Research on Sex Differences (SCOR) program, which focuses on the influence of sex in major medical conditions affecting women.

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This page last reviewed on January 7, 2016