March 2, 2012

APS Issues Policy Requiring Identification of Sex or Gender in Reporting of Scientific Research


The American Physiology Society (APS) has announced a new policy requiring the reporting of the sex of experimental animals and the sex or gender of humans used in studies submitted for publication in any of the organization’s 13 peer-reviewed journals. This notable requirement for all research study authors has been approved by the APS leadership and will be presented in an editorial, “In Pursuit of Scientific Excellence – Sex Matters” ( written by Virginia Miller, Ph.D., Professor, Surgery and Physiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

Newswise, 03/01/2012

Tags: "In Pursuit of Scientific Excellence -- Sex Matters", APS, Mayo Clinic Rochester, reporting of the sex of animals and humans, The American Physiology Society, Virgina Miller

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