Giving Tuesday is December 1
The work done at Magee-Womens Research Institute extends women’s lifespans, giving the gift of time to the ones you love the most.
Siobhan Huck: Patient Story
At 9 weeks pregnant, Siobhan Huck was diagnosed with an especially aggressive form of breast cancer. Seven years later, she continues participating in clinical trials while celebrating her son’s journey through 2nd grade.
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Dr. Yoel Sadovsky: Researcher Spotlight
For Executive Director, Dr. Yoel Sadovsky, science isn’t just a job – it’s a destiny. From studying how placental injuries and adverse pregnancy outcomes can impact lifelong health, to understanding why the placenta protects babies from COVID-19 and from other injuries, the Sadovsky lab is committed to improving the health of women and children here in Pittsburgh, and around the world.
From woman-controlled HIV protection to therapies that could prevent the recurrence of ovarian cancer, we are helping to solve real-world problems and impacting women’s lives. And the potential is boundless. Anything is possible when the country’s largest women’s research institute partners with a world-class women’s hospital.Our Story
Our Seven Areas of ResearchLearn more about our research
We accelerate discoveries in stem and germ cell biology to unlock the mysteries—and enormous medical potential—of the very beginnings of life.Learn More
We study maternal health and fetal and placental development to ensure healthy mothers and babies. And those first nine months can actually affect our entire lives.Learn More
Hundreds of millions of women are affected every year. We are developing new therapies for STDs, including a groundbreaking study that is putting women in control of preventing HIV.Learn More
From family planning and safer contraception to postmenopausal health, we focus on the incredible and sometimes challenging adventure that is a woman’s life.Learn More
Treatments for infertility are safer and more effective than ever. And major breakthroughs are coming that will help even more couples who are struggling to conceive.Learn More
What if there was a vaccine for ovarian cancer? Here, we are making tremendous strides in the detection, treatment and yes, prevention of women’s cancers.Learn More
We study behavioral science, patient-provider communication and health service outcomes to improve access to affordable, quality health care for women—especially women at risk.Learn More
Women are Different Than Men.
From how they present symptoms to the way their brains work. The thing is, most research has sidestepped sex differences, studying men and applying the findings to women.Support Women's Health Research