But they’re learning hard lessons along the way. The numbers are encouraging, but only a start, educators say

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Developers of ‘Request a Woman Scientist’ hope that its 10,000 participants can help to boost gender diversity in scientific talks and in the media

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Researchers from under-represented groups are making genomics more inclusive by working with communities that have been overlooked or abused

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Whose History?

March 8, 2019

Scholars and students attempt to correct years of archival neglect at Johns Hopkins. After securing funding from the Berman Institute of Bioethics’ Exploration of Practical Ethics program, they reached out to existing organizations at the university, like the Black Faculty and Staff Association, to get their feedback

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Midday’s Tom Hall talks with Dr. Jeffrey Kahn about clinical trials and diversity. Why is so much medical research still done with white subjects — and more often with men rather than women — and what are the consequences of that, particularly for women and people of color?

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Twenty-two years after Congress ordered the National Institutes of Health to include women in the clinical trials it funds to test medical treatments, women make up more than half the participants in those trials

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Too few women and minorities are entering certain medical specialties in the U.S., researchers say

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