Application Area: Women's Health
13 Results for 'Women's Health'
Lactation Biologics: Increasing Milk Production for Healthier Babies
Lactation Biologics is developing a long-lasting, self-injectable treatment to help nursing mothers feed their babies naturally, helping them get the best nutrition possible in the face of climate disasters and supply chain disruptions.
ReConstruct: Vascularized tissue for breast reconstruction and augmentation
ReConstruct is a platform for growing, vascularizing, and implanting patient-derived tissues that enable safer breast reconstruction after cancer surgery.
Human Ovarian Organoids to Improve Women’s Health
Gameto is using the Wyss Institute’s fully human ovarian organoid technology to solve the global problem of rising infertility by making IVF safer, cheaper, and more accessible.
Video/AnimationReimagining Healthcare for Women – 52% of All PatientsDr. Kathryn Rexrode, Division Chief of Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discusses gender and biological sex-based discrimination in medicine, the profound effect that gender and biological sex has on healthcare, the short falls in women’s health research, and why she is hopeful that healthcare will improve for women. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard...
Video/AnimationReimagining a World Without Breast CancerDenise Skok, a three-times cancer survivor, twice breast cancer and once skin cancer, shares the medical and emotional challenges she had to overcome to be cancer-free. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University
Video/AnimationReConstruct – 3D Bioprinted Vascularized Fat Tissues for Breast ReconstructionBreast cancer affects 15% of all women. Current options for breast reconstruction are insufficient and have poor patient outcomes. A research team at the Wyss Institute is addressing this clinical need by fabricating vascularized adipose tissue flaps for therapeutic use. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University
Audio/PodcastReimagining Infertility – An Interview with Christian KrammeChristian Kramme imagines a world where all people can have a child on their own time frame. Such “reproductive autonomy” is not the case today – infertility is a growing problem worldwide, and existing treatments like IVF are incredibly taxing on women’s bodies and too expensive for most of the global population to access. Listen...
Video/AnimationThe Vagina Chip: A New Preclinical Model for Research on Vaginal Epithelium Microbiome InteractionsThe Vagina Chip allows researchers to study a human model of the vaginal microbiome and develop new treatments for bacterial vaginosis and other conditions that threaten women’s health. Credit: Research Square