The 13th Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center and UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute Lunch with the Scientists took place on February 19, 2019, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The annual event covered the center’s research accomplishments and its current projects.
Dr. Janet P. Pregler, director of the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center, introduced the afternoon program and announced the appointment of Dr. Gail A. Greendale, research director of the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center, as the inaugural holder of the Lauren B. Leichtman and Arthur E. Levine Endowed Chair in Women’s Health Research. Dr. Greendale, along with Dr. Andrea Hevener, associate research director of the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center, provided updates on the center’s research achievements.
A panel discussion followed on the innovative studies currently underway in the center, such as harnessing stem cells to treat infertility after cancer treatment in women, investigating fatty liver disease and how the condition presents differently in women than in men, using complementary and integrative therapies for women veterans with chronic pain, and understanding how the brain affects the strength of bones and puberty.
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