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Title of Collaborative Activity:

The Science of Sex and Gender in Human Health

Description of Collaborative Activity:

This is a Web-based course that offers a scientific understanding of the major physiological differences between the sexes, their influence on illness and health outcomes, and their implications for policy, medical research, and health care. The course is under active review and revision, including the development of a new module that focuses on incorporating epidemiologic observations, basic/pre-clinical research findings, and clinical research results, with an emphasis on the basic science to highlight sex/gender-based influences for particular disease entities.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Training Initiative

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