June 10th, 2015 – The INSERM&’s Ethics Committee has organized its 2nd Annual Day at the Brain & Spine Institute (ICM; Paris) which was dedicated to reflections on Gender and Health Research and presentation of its 2014-2015 activities.
His presentation was followed by &) a talk by Prof Yves Lévy, Président and General Director of INSERM, 2) a talk by Prof Jean-Paul Moatti, President & General Director of the French Institute of Research for the Development (IRD), and 3) a talk by Prof Alexis Brice, Director of the Brain & Spine Institute.
Gender and health research
Two women scientists have contributed to this session that was modurated by Dr Catherine Vidal, Neurobiologist at Institut Pasteur and member of the INSERM&’s Ethics Committee :
- Rayna Rapp, Professor & Associate Chair, Anthropology Dept., New York University(USA) who gave a talk entitled “an anthropological perspective on gender medical research and exclusion“.
- Mylène Botbol-Baum, Professeure of Bioethics at the Université catholique de Louvain and member of the INSERM&’s Ethics Committee