We have done much in our last three decades at the Foundation, but we could not have done it without you—our donors. Hear from the two of our honorees of our 2021 Annual Gala—Patricia D. Klingenstein and Sally Kleberg—as they discuss the spirit of private American philanthropy, as well as the impact of family in
The PROSE Awards annually recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books, journals, and electronic content in 58 categories. Judged by peer publishers, librarians, and medical professionals since 1976, the PROSE Awards are extraordinary for their breadth and depth. The Plasticity of Sex provides a comprehensive view on the
The last three decades have been massively productive for our Foundation: We helped found an International Society for Gender-Specific Medicine, established more than three scientific journals, and have produced three editions of our prize-winning textbook on gender-specific medicine, with a fourth edition to come. We continue to produce books for both the scientific community and
Over the last three decades, we have used the funds we generate from our donors to support young investigators—first at Columbia, then at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Now, with your help, we are looking to expand our efforts around the world. Hear directly from some of the bright young fellows we supported in 2020
The ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted us, as they have the whole country. Our Annual Gala was canceled, and even our intention to have a virtual celebration was bested by the virus. Accordingly, we made a four-part video series to describe how the Foundation came to be and what we have done with
Gender in the Genome 2020 Best Article Award
Gender and the Genome’s Editorial team will be considering all articles published in 2020 for the annual Best Article Award, which includes a $5,000 prize from The Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine. This award celebrates the vital work of researchers in the field of gender-specific medicine, and to encourage the most forward-thinking leaders in the community
TIAA-CREF named Dr. Legato as one of 100 winners
“CONGRATULATIONS Dr. Marianne Legato! TIAA-CREF named Dr. Legato as one of 100 winners for their competition as a Difference Maker 100 out of more than 4,000 applicants. This competition marks the 100th anniversary of this prestigious financial services organization.” Marianne J. LegatoMarianne J. Legato, MD, Ph. D. (hon. c.), FACP is an internationally renowned academic, physician, author, lecturer, and pioneer in the
Dr. Marianne Legato WINS PROSE AWARD for “Gender in the Genomic Era” Legato’s text book helping women receive accurate health care. New York City: Dr. Marianne J. Legato, MD, PhD (hon c), FACP, an internationally renowned academic, physician, author, lecturer, and pioneer in the field of gender-specific medicine, recently won the PROSE Award in Clinical
Letter from the Editor Dear Colleague, Our new journal, Gender and the Genome, has made an exciting and productive debut with its first three issues. Our new venture, dedicated to exploring the relevance of gender-specific medicine to the latest advances in 21st century biomedical investigation, is thriving. The whole landscape of health care has changed with
Edited by Marianne J. Legato, MD and Marek Glezerman, MD This book is about a major step in the improvement of quality in medicine, namely the long overdue understanding that women are different from men in every system of the body and may require different approaches in diagnosis and treatment. This is not a textbook,