NIH to Increase Emphasis on Considering Both Sexes in Research

Joan McGowan, PhD, explores the rationale behind the changes

Jennie McKee

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) wants to encourage researchers to consider both sexes when conducting preclinical studies, according to Joan McGowan, PhD, director of the Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS).

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