The Women’s Health Research Office (ORWH) has partnered with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Foundation to host the 5th Annual Vivian Pinn Symposium: Integrate sex and gender in biomedical research as a path for better science and innovation. In keeping with ORWH’s mission to put science at the service of women’s health, this event serves as a forum for experts from all sectors to communicate and collaborate for the advancement of women’s health, while highlighting the economic and societal benefits of sex and gender mainstreaming. research.
The symposium is held today May 11 and tomorrow May 12, as part of National Women’s Health Week, and this year will focus on illustrating the scientific, societal and economic opportunities of integrating sex and gender into biomedical research and the power to work together. A series of panels and breakout sessions will bring together experts from various sectors of academia, industry, not-for-profit, private funding and government to spark discussions on system-wide solutions and advancing progress towards a healthier future for all.
At 10:15 am Wednesday May 12, Carolee lee (CEO of AccessCircles and WHAM!) Will share his findings from the WHAM report at a panel discussion titled, “Putting the skin in the game: the economic opportunity,“which is to increase investment in research on women’s health in all sectors. Other panelists include Jennifer Friel Goldstein (Managing Partner, Lifesciences and Healthcare Practice, Silicon Valley Bank); Elizabeth bailey (Director of Development and Investor Engagement at Rhia Ventures); Faz Bashi (Principal investor, Portfolia FemTech Fund I & II); Robert califf (Head of Clinical Policy and Strategy for Verily and Google Health, Assistant Professor, Duke University and Stanford University, and former FDA Deputy Commissioner to Barack Obama); Anula Jayasuriya (Founder and Managing Director, EXXclaim Capital, and co-founder Evolvence India Life Science Fund); and Nola masterson, Managing Director, Science Futures LLC.
You can register for the 5th Annual Vivian Pinn Symposium here.