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The High-Risk, High-Reward Research program of the NIH Office of Strategic Coordination—The Common Fund offers four funding opportunities for outstanding, creative scientists at all career stages.
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NIH has dedicated numerous resources to support research on the newly emerged coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
The Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN) helps scientists, health care providers, and patients understand the relationship between women’s midlife experiences, such as menopause, and their health and quality of life in later years.
Xenia Tigno, Ph.D., recently joined ORWH as the Office’s first Associate Director for Careers.
NIH has announced a prize competition to recognize academic institutions for developing and implementing interventions that successfully address faculty diversity and equity issues in biomedical and behavioral science departments.
NIH recently released the “Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus and the Behavioral and Social Sciences” (NOT-OD-20-097).
American women are more likely to die from childbirth or pregnancy-related complications than women in peer nations...
Recent articles in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology and the Journal of Women’s Health by Judith Regensteiner, Ph.D., ORWH Director Janine A. Clayton, M.D., members of the ORWH staff, and others discuss the importance of developing curricula and other educational resources to help train researchers, medical and scientific educators, clinicians, funding and ethics reviewers, and scientific editors on the methods and scientific value of incorporating sex and gender into biomedicine.
ORWH hosted a virtual meeting of the NIH Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health (ACRWH) on April 21.
Women in the United States experience maternal mortality at much higher rates than those in our peer nations.