Sex Differences

  • Vanderbilt University

    Sex differences in kidney injury

    Men are more susceptible to progressive kidney disease than women; new VUMC studies point to differences in the expression and activation of the EGF receptor. Read More

    Jul 25, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Gender, pain and dementia

    Understanding sex differences in pain perception could lead to more targeted and effective pain assessment and management strategies in older adults with Alzheimer’s disease. Read More

    Oct 16, 2017

  • Perception Experiment Conceptual Image

    Sex matters: Guys recognize cars and women recognize birds best

    Women are better than men at recognizing living things and men are better than women at recognizing vehicles: That is the unanticipated result of an analysis of data from a series of visual recognition tasks collected by Vanderbilt psychologists. Read More

    Sep 17, 2012