Methods and Techniques for Integrating the Biological Variable “Sex” in Preclinical Research
October 20, 2014
Office of Research on Women’s Health at NIH
The “Methods and Techniques for Integrating the Biological Variable Sex in Preclinical Research” workshop sponsored by the Office of Research on Women’s Health will focus on the incorporation of sex in basic science research studies. Session Topics will include: The rational for including male and female subjects in studies; the impact of including or not including sex as a basic biological variable; practical methods to integrate the biological variable “sex” into research projects; and how to cultivate a culture of “Sex Matters” across multiple disciplines. The workshop will include presentations from Dr. Lawrence Tabak, Deputy Director, NIH and Dr. Lawrence Cahill, Professor, University of California, Irvine.