Mayo Clinic physician-scientists work with the Women's Health Research Center to improve healthcare for women.

Mayo Clinic's Women's Health Research Center is a leader in providing the evidence to improve healthcare for women and in educating the next generation of investigators and healthcare professionals in topics of women's health.

Sex and gender in research

Your doctors and other healthcare providers use and recommend treatments based on rigorous scientific proof. However, a closer look at this "proof" indicates that oftentimes it doesn't account for the sex of the patient.

If appropriate, you may be able to participate in women's health clinical trials that study the effectiveness of treatments.

Feb. 06, 2024