Welcome to the OSSD!

The Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD) is a unique scientific organization that seeks to enhance knowledge of sex/gender differences by facilitating interdisciplinary communication and collaboration among scientists and clinicians of diverse backgrounds.

Benefits of OSSD Membership

Among many reasons to join OSSD, here are just a few:

  • Education and networking
  • Discount on annual meeting registration
  • Strong trainee support with numerous travel and poster awards!

Message from OSSD President, Rhonda Voskuhl, M.D.

Rhonda Voskuhl M.D. is the current President of the OSSD. She holds the Jack H. Skirball Chair and is a Professor in the Department of Neurology and the Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program at the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Some say hindsight is 2020, I say the future is 2020.

As the new President of the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD), I am extremely thankful and excited to be working with you on such an important area - the study of sex differences. Now, perhaps more than any other time, the importance of sex differences is becoming...   READ MORE