November 15, 2014
Lactor is an innovative, interactive breastfeeding monitoring system. Lactor was created to help breastfeeding mothers monitor their breastfeeding patterns and detect early breastfeeding problems.Read Full Story
September 22, 2014
A $3.7 million grant will allow Purdue University researchers to study how blueberries reduce bone loss in postmenopausal women.Read Full Story
July 10, 2014
The goal of this symposium is to bring together global public health actors, advocates, and researchers on breast cancer prevention, to discuss the impact of environmental factors such as foods, stress, exercise on the genome.Read Full Story
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.
WGHI 2014 High Tea and Symposium
The Women’s Global Health Institute (WGHI) is going to held a high tea event on November 7 at Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Room 121 from noon to 5 pm. Dr. Connie Weaver, Director of the WGHI, will give a progress report of the Institute, followed by a symposium on women’s health focusing on two topics: 1. Consensus Development for Public Health Guidelines; 2. Sex Differences in Biology and Disease – Vive la Differénce. Pilot grant opportunities will be announced.
Request for Applications - Biological Samples with Longitudinal EHR data for research
This RFA solicits submissions of project applications for research use of human bio-specimen with longitudinal electronic medical record data. Click here for more information.
Women’s Global Health Institute
Discovery Park and College of Health and Human Sciences
Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, Room 395
207 South Martin Jischke Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971
- 1MarDetailsWGHI Announces a New Course in Women's Health for Spring 2015
March 1 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
- 27AugDetailsWGHI High Tea and Symposium
August 27 - August 28 @
- 2OctDetailsThe 5th International Breast Cancer Prevention Symposium: Epigenome, Environment & Prevention Tools
October 2 - October 3 @ Le Gosier, Guadeloupe, French West Indies