MWRI Receives $1 Million Gift for Prematurity Research
Two of Terri and Tom Bone’s three children were born prematurely, inspiring the couple to give $1 million for ongoing prematurity research at Magee-Womens Research Institute.
MWRI-Developed Nasal Spray Receives Funding From Department of Defense
A drug originally developed to protect people from HIV infection offers new hope as a nasal spray that will protect people from COVID-19, even if they can’t be vaccinated.
Winter 2020 Magee Magazine
Learn how research, fundraising, and patient care have changed at Magee-Womens Research Institute and UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.
January 23 is Maternal Health Awareness Day
Our researchers are actively working to lower maternal death rates and raise the standards for reproductive development and maternal care.
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