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WGHI 2015 High Tea and Symposium

The Women's Global Health Institute (WGHI) will hold a symposium and high tea event on August 27, 2015 at Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Room 121 from 1 to 5 pm. Dr. Connie Weaver, Director of the WGHI, will give an update of the Institute. Dr. Patricia Hibberd, Chief of Division of Global Health at Massachusetts General Hospital, is invited to give a talk on global women's health. Dr. Sherry Harbin of Purdue Biomedical Engineering, who is working with the WGHI on GeniPhys, a startup she founded, will present her research in collagen and engineering matrix technologies. A symposium on Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Gut Microbiome will follow the high tea served at Burton Morgan Cafe.   

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WGHI CTSI MEER Grant Call for Proposal

The Purdue Women’s Global Health Institute (WGHI) and Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) requests proposals of outstanding scientific merit addressing translational research of women’s health issues focusing on one or more of the following: wellness, neurodegenerative disorders, bone health, and women’s cancers. Proposals focusing on prevention and early detection instead of treatment are highly encouraged. All funded project teams are expected to gather preliminary data to submit competitive applications to external funding agencies, or to seek support from an outside organization (e.g. companies, foundations, etc.) for continuation of the research. Matching funds are encouraged.

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Women’s Global Health Institute

Discovery Park and College of Health and Human Sciences

Purdue University

Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, Room 395

207 South Martin Jischke Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971

(765) 496-9316

Fax: 765-494-9870


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