The Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital located at Harvard Medical School brings you Connors Center Conversations: Igniting Change for the Health of Women.
A leading local and national force in advancing the health of women, the Connors Center is igniting change to optimize the health of women’s by catalyzing research and transforming training for the next generation of leaders in medicine.
On Connors Center Conversations we explore the cutting edge in sex- and gender-informed research, and how to translate these discoveries into better and more precise care for women.
The Effects of Stress and Trauma Over the Lifespan: A Conversation with Dr. Kerry Ressler and Dr. Cindy Liu
On this episode of Connors Center Conversations we take the long view on the impact of stress and trauma Over a Lifetime with Dr. Kerry Ressler and Dr. Cindy Liu. They took part in the Connors Center Annual Research Seminar in Fall of 2020. Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD, is chief scientific officer, Chief of the Center of Excellence in Depression and Anxiety Disorders and James and Patricia Poitras Chair in Psychiatry at McLean Hospital. He is also a professor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the Director of the Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory. Dr. Cindy Liu is the Director of the Developmental Risk and Cultural Resilience Laboratory at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. She has a joint appointment within the Departments of Pediatric Newborn Medicine and Psychiatry.
The Fundamentals of Difference with Dr. Hadine Joffe
On this episode of Connors Center Conversations we talk with the Executive Director Dr. Hadine Joffe. Under Dr. Joffe’s leadership, the Connors Center strives to engage the broad academic and bioscience ecosystem to ingrain a sex- and gender lens across all medical research. She is currently launching the First.In.Women Precision Medicine Platform, which will transform the development of new treatments for diseases that affect women exclusively, predominately, or differentially.
An excellent conversation
An excellent and timely conversation!