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Sex & Gender Differences in COVID Vaccine Development

September 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

What Are the Sex Differences in Outcomes of COVID-19 Vaccine Trials? Learn why it’s important to give due consideration to both immune response and vaccine receptivity from the Experts who will explore what is known of sex and gender variability  during this Panel Discussion.

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  • Sabra L. Klein, PhD, an internationally recognized researcher on sex differences in immune response to viral infections, is an associate professor of immunology, biochemistry and molecular biology at Johns Hopkins
  • Saralyn Mark, MD, an internationally recognized leader in women’s health, and founder/president of iGIANT®, a nonprofit focused on accelerating the translation of research into sex-specific medicine design and innovation
  • Alyson McGregor, MD, author of the recently published S ex Matters: How Male-Centric Medicine Endangers Women’s Health—and What We Can Do About It  and associate professor of emergency medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University


  • Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH, FRSPH, FAMWA, Secretary General of the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA), AMWA Global Health Lead, and Representative of MWIA and AMWA to the United Nations Department of Global Communications, and editor of Women’s Global Health and Human Rights and Technology and Global Public Health.


September 8, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT


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