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Implications of sex-related differences in central nervous system disorders for drug research and development

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Nature Reviews Drug Discovery 20, 881-882 (2021)



We are grateful to the ECNP and to Barbara Franke for her contribution to the discussion.


The views expressed in this article are the personal views of the author(s) and may not be understood or quoted as being made on behalf of or reflecting the position of the regulatory agency/agencies or organisations with which the author(s) is/are employed/affiliated.


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Competing Interests

A.S.C. is currently an employee of Biogen and also the Vice-president of EU research. N.K. and C.D. have received honoraria and financial support from Janssen-Cilag, Lundbeck, Elpen and Medochemie. None of these is relevant to this work. M.T.F. is the co-founder and CSO of the Women’s Brain Project, a non-profit organization, and has received personal fees from Eli Lilly, not related to this work. The other authors declare no competing interests.

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