2018 Research Priorities & Funding Announcements

Request for Research Proposals for 2018 Women’s Health Interdisciplinary Stress Program in Research (WHISPR)

Investigating physiologic and psychologic stress in women’s health and disease

Sponsored by the Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology
Funding provided by the Gretchen S. Fish Fund for Women’s Health and Stress Research

The Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology is pleased to announce a request for proposals (RFP) from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) research community.

The goal of this newly launched Women’s Health Interdisciplinary Stress Program of Research (WHISPR) is to advance our understanding of how physiologic and psychological stress affect women’s health and disease, and vice versa, by supporting pilot projects, facilitating interactions among WHISPR investigators and other stress researchers, and hosting an annual scientific symposium for the BWH academic community.

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Important dates:

  • 2/7/2018 - Research Proposal Cover Sheets due
  • 2/21/2018 - Full Proposals due
  • 4/11/2018 - Symposium and Finalists’ Pitch Presentations

For questions about the Connors Center Women’s Health Interdisciplinary Stress Program of Research (WHISPR) and associated funding opportunities, please contact Kristen Avevor, Sr. Administrative Assistant to Hadine Joffe, MD MSc, Executive Director of the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology, at kavevor@bwh.harvard.edu.

 

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