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AD/PD 2023 | The Women’s Brain Project and how to get involved

Frances-Catherine Quevenco, PhD, Women’s Brain Project, discusses the work of the Women’s Brain Project (WBP), which has been running for six years with a diverse team of scientists, volunteers, industry leaders, policy experts, etc. The WBP is a non-profit organization, working to prioritize sex and gender factors as a gateway to precision medicine and care. The team are working to transform the landscape of neurological disease at every stage, through preclinical and clinical research, designing frameworks for the implementation of sex and gender factors in research and clinical care, policy and advocacy projects, and the development of novel technologies. Current projects include the patient pathway project, looking at the Alzheimer’s disease patient journey through a sex and gender lens, and a collaboration with Economist Impact in health economic modelling and the economic rationale for investing in sex and gender-specific research. The WBP is always looking for volunteers; you can find out more about membership and volunteering opportunities at This interview took place at the AD/PD™ 2023 congress in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Frances-Catherine Quevenco provides the following disclosures:
I am a pro-bono executive committee member of the Women’s Brain Project, an employee of Altoida Inc. and a previous employee and shareholder of Roche Diagnostics.