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Just under 30 years ago, US Congress passed the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Revitalization Act which mandated the inclusion of women in government-funded clinical research¹. It formally rescinded the 1977 policy that excluded women from participating in medical studies and recognized the widespread gender bias in healthcare research¹. Yet, today women are still grossly underrepresented, and predominantly male-skewed data continues to represent medical solutions for everyone.

As the healthcare industry begins to take advantage of novel technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) for solutions from drug discovery to patient care, there is a real risk of perpetuating fundamental gaps…

Michelle Yu

investor @ vectr ventures | HK & CAD

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