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Connors Center Announces Receipt of Signature 5-Year NIH Specialized Center of Research Excellence Grant

The Connors Center is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded a signature U54 Center grant from the NIH to support a 5-year multi-project, core-supported grant to investigate the neural processing of stress, which is strongly linked to adverse…

New Global Women’s Health Fellowship Director- Dr. Lydia Pace

The Connors Center is delighted to announce that as of July 1, 2020, Dr. Lydia Pace, Connors Center Director of Women’s Health Policy and Advocacy, will also be taking over the directorship of the Global Women’s Health Fellowship award program.…

Podcast: The Fundamentals of Difference with Dr. Hadine Joffe

Connors Center Conversations: Igniting Change for the Health of Women Apple Podcasts

2020 WHISPR Awardees

In 2020, the review panel selected the following two investigators to receive one-year awards of up to $25,000:   Margo Nathan, MD (Division of Mental Health): Evaluating Stress Response Dysregulation as a Link Between Depression and Nonobstructive Coronary Artery Disease…

2020 National Summit Keynote Speaker

Writer, journalist and campaigner Caroline Criado Perez is the author of the critically-acclaimed Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men. A leading voice on equality and feminist issues in technology, health and the media, Caroline has also led…

2019 IGNITE Awardees

The 2019 IGNITE Award Review Committee selected the following four investigators to receive one-year awards of up to $50,000: Katherine Burdick, PhD (Department of Psychiatry) Role of Neurosteroids and Inflammation in Depression and Cognition among Older Women and Men Dawn…

April 2019: WHISPR Awardees

In 2019, the review panel selected the following two investigators to receive one-year awards of up to $25,000:   Sarah Boukezzi, PhD (Division of Women’s Health): Effects of Psychosocial Stress on Transcriptomic and Neural Mechanisms in Trauma-Exposed Women with Major Depressive…

WHISPR 2nd Annual Symposium

The Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Symposium and Finalists’ Pitch Presentations for the Women’s Health Interdisciplinary Stress Program of Research (WHISPR). Please join us for a keynote presentation entitled “Stress…

The Connors Center hosts Laura Huang, PhD

On January 17th, the Connors Center hosted Laura Huang, PhD, Associate Professor of Business Administration from Harvard Business School for her presentation, “Impact of Physician Gender on Cardiac Care for Women: Potential Role of Bias and Parallels between the Healthcare and…

2018 WHISPR Awardees

In 2018, the review panel selected the following two investigators to receive one-year awards of up to $25,000:   Tianyi Huang, ScD (Channing Division of Network Medicine): Association of Childhood Abuse with Plasma Metabolomics in Women   Pamela Mahon, PhD (Department…

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