Dr. Rebecca Thurston is leading an interdisciplinary research program focusing on cardiovascular risk and midlife women's health. She is currently conducting NIH R01-funded work testing the relations between menopausal hot flashes and cardiovascular disease risk in women. She is also the PI of a K24 grant focused on interdisciplinary training and mentoring in women's cardiovascular health.
For more information, visit Dr. Thurston's profile at the University of Pittsburgh.
|Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms and Brain Aging in Women||NIA - RF1 AG053504 This multi-year R01 equivalent grant examines the relationship between vasomotor symptoms, the cardinal symptom of menopause, and structural and functional integrity of the brain and cognitive function. This study is funded by the National Institute on Aging.||Women's Mental Health Research Program||On-going|