Research Projects

Sex and gender impact disease risk, manifestation, and outcomes in a variety of ways. However, females were excluded from clinical and pre-clinical studies for decades due to concerns over reproductive harm in humans and “complicated” hormone cycles in animals. This exclusion has resulted in a significant gap in our knowledge of health and disease in women and gender diverse individuals.

In addition to the research conducted by our members, the WHRC does it's own research to help us facilitate deeper integration of sex and gender-based anlysis. Click below and check back soon for more information on these projects. 


First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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