Virginia M. Miller, Ph.D., leads Sex Differences research that encompasses a Specialized Centers of Research (SCOR) on Sex Differences, funded through a National Institute on Aging (NIA) P50 grant.
The Mayo Clinic SCOR on Sex Differences is 1 of 11 such centers in the country, enabling Mayo to remain a competitive leader on research of sex differences, which is growing internationally as a distinct scientific discipline.
Traditionally, research teams have not taken a sex-based approach to investigations of etiology, manifestations or treatments of diseases, except in reproduction and urology. This area of individualized medicine facilitates incorporation of sex determinants of health, disease and treatments in patient care.
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