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WHISPR 2nd Annual Symposium

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 and Postpartum Depression: Lessons from Preclinical Models” by Jamie Maguire, PhD, the Kenneth and JoAnn G. Wellner Professor, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University School of Medicine. This will be followed by brief pitch presentations from finalist applicants for the second WHISPR research awards. A panel of reviewers will select the top two applicants from among the four presenting to receive one-year grants of up to $25,000.

For questions about the Connors Center Women’s Health Interdisciplinary Stress Program of Research (WHISPR), please contact Natasha Minor, Project Manager, Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology

The goal of the Women’s Health Interdisciplinary Stress Program of Research (WHISPR) is to advance our understanding of how physiologic and psychological stress affect women’s health and disease, and vice versa, by supporting pilot projects, facilitating interactions among WHISPR investigators and other stress researchers, and hosting an annual scientific symposium for the BWH academic community.

EVENT DETAILS

April 3, 2019, 4:00-6:00 PM, Zinner Breakout Room, Shapiro Building, BWH

Keynote Speaker: 4:00-4:45

Pitch Presentations: 4:45-5:45

Reception to follow\

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