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ROSA Center Team Published in Menopause

Led by Lidia Minguez-Alarcon, PhD, MPH, a group of researchers within Project 2 of the ROSA center has been published in Menopause for work surrounding “Self-reported menstrual cycle length during reproductive years in relation to menopausal symptoms at midlife in Project Viva.” The team found that women with menstrual cycles of less than 25 days…

Save the Date: The Connors Center Annual Research Symposium

The Connors Center is pleased to announce that the Connors Center Annual Research Symposium will be taking place in person on November 29th, 2022.  The Symposium will take place from 3-5pm, with a reception to follow, in the Zinner Breakout Room located in the Shapiro Cardiovascular Center at 70 Francis Street. The Keynote address will…

Primavera Spagnolo, MD, PhD Interviewed to Discuss New Connors Study

Primavera Spagnolo, MD, PhD, Scientific Director of our First.in.Women Precision Medicine Platform, spoke to local Boston news station WCVB last Monday about a recently published study that she conducted with other Connors Center affiliates. The study, carried out by Dr. Spagnolo along with Alexandra Sosinsky, MSc, Janet Rich-Edwards, ScD, MPH, Aleta Wiley, MPH, MSc,and Hadine…

Sex Differences in COVID-19

JoAnn Manson, MD, MPH, DrPH Brigham Health Hub

Sex and Gender Differences in Health: What the COVID-19 Pandemic Can Teach Us

Spagnolo, P., Manson, J., Joffe, H. Annals of Internal Medicine

JAMA Internal Medicine

The Connors Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Deborah Bartz, the Director of Education, is the first author of an article published by JAMA Internal Medicine, titled “Clinical Advances in Sex- and Gender-Informed Medicine to Improve the Health of All”.  In collaboration with other members of Connors Center leadership, the article presents research showing…

NPR on Perimenopause

On January 16, 2020, NPR’s Morning Edition reported on perimenopause symptoms and research. Perimenopause occurs in the years leading up to menopause, and despite its significant impact on women’s health, few women are aware of it. Dr. Hadine Joffe, Executive Director of the Connors Center, was interviewed for the story and noted that women tend…

Congressional Briefing on Women’s Health Research

Connors Center Executive Director Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc,  presented at a congressional briefing titled “Rock Stars of Research: Scientists Who are Shaping the Future of Women’s Health Care” on January 14, 2020.  Dr. Joffe discussed the state of women’s health research alongside Janine Clayton, M.D., NIH Director of the Office of Research in Women’s Health…

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