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The ENIGMA-Neuroendocrinology working group to bridge gaps in female mental health research

We launched the ENIGMA-Neuroendocrinology working group with the aim to address knowledge gaps about the role of sex hormones in the brain, which lead to prevalent sex- and gender-based health disparities in biomedical research. We approach this by adopting a lifespan perspective to explore the interplay of hormonal dynamics and mental health in the brain.

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Fig. 1: Understanding hormonal dynamics throughout the lifespan.


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C.H. was supported by IMPULSE Project from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena. C.B. was supported by South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (2023037, 2022103). S.C. was supported by a Miguel Servet Type II research contract (CPII21/00016) from the Instituto de Salud Carlos III. L.S. was supported by the National Institutes of Health (R01ES033961-01). P.M.T. was supported by the National Institutes of Health (R01MH116147).

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Heller, C., Barth, C., Silk, T.J. et al. The ENIGMA-Neuroendocrinology working group to bridge gaps in female mental health research. Nat. Mental Health 2, 348–350 (2024).

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