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The Endocrine Society Advises NIH on Addressing Challenges and Opportunities

August 11, 2023

A critical challenge or exciting emerging opportunity in biomedical/behavioral research

"Significant sex biases exist in the development and presentation of diseases such as obesity, autism spectrum disorders, and many types of cancers. Despite sex being a significant factor in predictors of health or the risk of an individual in the development of many diseases, it is unclear to what extent these differences are due to intrinsic factors, such as the impact of sex chromosomes on gene regulation, or extrinsic factors, like sex hormones or the environment."

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