Sex and Gender Differences in Aging | June 6-7, 2019 Workshop


  • Workshop Agenda
  • Welcome, Overview, and Goals of the Workshop - Stephen Kritchevsky, PhD (Recording)
  • What Do We Mean by "Sex" and "Gender" - Wendy Kohrt, PhD (Recording) (Slides)
  • The Power, Potential and Promise of Considering Sex and Gender to Advance Health - Chyren Hunter, PhD (Slides)

Topic 1: Comparing Males and Females

  • Comparative Biology of Sex and Aging - Steven Austad, PhD (Recording) (Slides)
  • Sex/Gender Differences in the Demography of Aging - Eileen Crimmins, PhD (Recording) (Slides)
  • Sex Differences in Animal Models - Art Arnold, PhD (Recording) (Slides)
  • Reproductive Hormones and Aging - James Nelson, PhD (Slides)

Topic 2: Pathophysiologic Differences

  • Sex and Gender Differences in Bone Health Across the Lifespan - Gail Greendale, MD (Recording) (Slides)
  • Sex Differences in Immune Function - Margaret Doyle, PhD (Recording) (Slides)
  • Sex Differences in Heart Health During Aging - Andrea LaCroix, PhD (Slides)
  • Sex/Gender Differences in MCI/Cognition - Dena Dubal, MD, PhD (Recording) (Slides)

Topic 3: Sex/Gender in Clinical Care

  • How Do Gender Stereotypes Affect Clinical Care - Cara Tannenbaum, MD, MSc (Recording) (Slides)
  • Gender Differences and Stress Resilience - Neal Krause, PhD (Recording) (Slides)
  • Sex Differences in Impact of Depression on Brain Aging - Jill Goldstein, PhD (Recording)

Topic 4: Gender and Health in the Social Context