Here you will find a selection of useful links on sex and gender in research from the BIH, at other institutions in Berlin and around the world.
05.28.2019 Shansky, RM. paper on: "Are hormones a" female problem "for animal research?." Science , 364 (6443), 825-826.
13.05.2019 Pawlowski, A. The invisible woman? The challenge at the doctor's office every woman needs to know about. Today.
"A pervasive gender bias in medicine leads to patients being misdiagnosed or dismissed as complainers."
09.02.2019 Edition on "Advancing Women in Science, Medicine", and Public Health. The Lancet. Volume 393, number 10171, p493-610, e6-e28
Science Open specific search engine for articles relating to sex and gender in medicine. Access here (EN).
Korsvik, TR & Rustad, LM (2018) What is the gender dimension in research: case studies in interdisciplinary research. Kilden, Lysaker, Norway . Accesible online as PDF.
GenderMed-Wiki: GenderMed-Wiki dient als Austausch- und Wissensplattform zu Themen rund um Geschlecht und Medizin. Access here (DE).
Videos and Postcasts
- Sabine Oertelt-Prigione. (22.01.2019). The concerted effort to include sex and gender in (bio)medical Research. Available on Youtube here.
Talk given by Prof. Sabine Oertelt Prigione in the context of the LIBRA (https://www.eu-libra.eu/) workshop on "Sex and Gender in Research and Experimental Design".
- Russ Altman and Londa Schiebinger. (23.02.2019) The Future of Everything with Russ Altman:"Institutions Must Add Gender Diversity in Their Ranks and in Research with guest Londa Schiebinger" Available on Soundcloud here.
Londa Schiebinger, professor of the history of science at Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences, explores the role of sex and gender in science. She explains why diverse research teams have better outcomes and why technologists must consider women from the outset.
Chloe Bird, Ph.D., Senior Advisor to the Director of the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH), talks about how increasing our understanding of sex and gender influences on health and disease is critical to advancing women’s health research and improving the health of everyone. Using data from the USA. Dr. Bird clarifies the distinction between sex and gender and explores the intersection of internal, biological factors and external, contextual factors that affect health and disease across a woman’s life course. This 22-minute lecture serves as an excellent introduction to core principles and a conceptual framework that guide ORWH’s programs and initiatives to advance science for the health of women.