Sex as a Biological Variable (SABV) Policy for Studies Using Non-Human Primates in Neuroscience Research

Date and Time

January 4, 2024
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. ET


The Intercourse as a Organic Variable (SABV) coverage  was developed by the NIH Workplace of Analysis on Ladies’s Well being, based mostly on the extramural scientific group’s findings on the significance of intercourse in biology, well being, and illness, with the first motivation to advance and strengthen NIH-supported analysis. Because the SABV coverage was issued, there was uncertainty amongst researchers about learn how to apply this coverage to research utilizing non-human primates (NHPs), particularly in research with small numbers of animals.

This digital workshop goals to provide the neuroscience group a possibility to debate challenges and potential options for making use of the SABV coverage pretty and persistently to NHP research. That is essential as a result of the provision of NHPs is extraordinarily restricted and sometimes biased towards males. The discussions within the workshop will probably be used to assist inform a steering doc that the scientific group can use to grasp and apply the SABV coverage to NHP research.

Sponsored by

  • Nationwide Institute of Psychological Well being
  • NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience


This occasion is free and registration is required.


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