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Gendered Innovation in Health and Medicine

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Excellence in research requires careful attention to sex and gender analysis. The Gendered Innovations project, initiated in 2009, develops state-of-the-art methods of sex and gender analysis for basic and applied research. This chapter reviews recent developments in cardiovascular disease for (1) analyzing sex, (2) analyzing gender, and (3) policy initiatives.


  • Gender medicine
  • Gendered innovations
  • Innovation in health
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Matera Alliance
  • Biomedical research
  • Policy
  • Sex
  • Gender
  • Intersex
  • Drug development
  • Biomedical devices

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Schiebinger, L., Klinge, I. (2018). Gendered Innovation in Health and Medicine. In: Kerkhof, P., Miller, V. (eds) Sex-Specific Analysis of Cardiovascular Function. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol 1065. Springer, Cham.

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