NIH to Establish Specialized Centers of Research on Sex and Gender Factors Affecting Women's Health
Eleven new Specialized Centers of Research (SCOR) on Sex and Gender Factors Affecting Women's Health have been established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH). Funding for the SCOR program will total approximately $11 million per year for 5 years. The specialized centers are co-funded by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, the National Institutes on Drug Abuse, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the Food and Drug Administration. The NIAMS will provide administrative oversight for the centers.
For more information go to http://www4.od.nih.gov/orwh/
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