Notice NOT-OD-14-073, titled "Applicant Responsibilities in Maintaining the Integrity of NIH Peer Review" was published by the National Institutes of Health on June 18 to provide guidance on appropriate and inappropriate contact between reviewers and project directors/principal investigators.
Jennifer Wu, MD, MPH, associate professor and interim director of the Division of Pelvic Health, has been awarded the 2015 ABOG/AAOGF Bridge Funding Award in support of her research project entitled "Genetic Epidemiology of Pelvic Organ Prolapse".
Dr. Kim Boggess, Professor in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, is joining the Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy (CHAP) Project sponsored by the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Congratulations to OBGYN Associate Professor and CWHR PI Dr. Lisa Rahangdale on achieving tenure.
The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their May grant submissions.
The National Institutes of Health's Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH) has published the results of its September 2014 request for information titled Consideration of Sex as a Biological Variable in Biomedical Research.
The award was presented at the 2015 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting.
The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their April grant submissions.
No evidence of a clinically meaningful increase in opioid-managed pelvic pain following hysteroscopic versus laparoscopic sterilization
Conover, Howell, Wu, Dasgupta, Kinlaw, Jonsson Funk report on the incidence of pain-management drugs following female sterilization procedure.
The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their March grant submissions.
Camelo Castillo, Boggess, Stürmer, Brookhart, Benjamin, and Jonsson-Funk co-author study linking glyburide with a higher risk for newborns to be admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit, have respiratory distress, hypoglycemia (low blood glucose), birth injury and be large for gestational age compared with infants born to women treated with insulin.
The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their February grant submissions.
The NIH's Center for Scientific Review has crafted an outstanding article on tips for crafting a competitive peer-reviewed application.
Congratulations to Dr. Michele Jonsson-Funk on her promotion to Research Associate Professor!
The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their January grant submissions.
Grants.gov production system will go offline February 14, 2015 at 12:01 AM EDT and come back online February 17, 2015 at 6 AM EDT.
UNC's MFMU has launched a recruitment website with the assistance of CWHR.
The NIH and AHRQ have issued notice NOT-OD-15-032 which extends the implementation timeline for the new biosketch format requirements from January 25, 2015 through May 25, 2015.
The Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR)'s op-ed in HuffPost Healthy Living Blog calls for more medical journals to implement policies that improves the reporting of sex differences in biomedical research.
Dr. Hendree Jones is the recipient of the CWHR Grant Support Program which will provide support for the development of evidence based curriculum materials.