Because our brains
and mental health
deserve precision
medicine for the
greater good

The Women’s Brain Project (WBP) is an international non-profit organization based in Switzerland harnessing the brilliance of a global team of scientists. We are experts from various disciplines who work with patients and caregivers towards the implementation of sex and gender within precision medicine, from basic science to novel technologies.

"From patients'
differences to patients'
characteristics, to achieve precision medicine and render healthcare systems sustainable."

Dr. Antonella Santuccione Chadha

"From patient's
differences to patients'
characteristics, to achieve precision medicine and render healthcare systems sustainable."

Dr. Antonella Santuccione Chadha

Our mission is to bring precision to medical
research, towards sustainability in healthcare

Men and women are different when it comes to disease risks – frequency, severity, symptomatology, diagnostic journey and even response to treatments. Our mission is to clearly identify such differences and leverage them for sex and gender tailored solutions, as well as to bring precision to novel technologies, clinical practice and policy for brain and mental disease. We publish research and lead a global debate, engaging with experts, policymakers, patients and the public, and campaign for sustainability in healthcare

Our approach to make a difference while focusing on the differences.

It’s a no-brainer: Our success requires your donation.

Our contribution for
more clarity.

One of the main goals of the Women’s Brain Project is to generate new evidence on sex and gender differences in brain and mental diseases. See the Impact we are having through our publications.

Where knowledge becomes an eventful journey.

We love to share our expertise with all who want to change the future by organizing a variety of events and workshops.

International Forum on Women’s Brain
and Mental Health

International Forum on Women’s Brain and Mental Health

The Women’s Brain Project International Forum on Women’s Brain and Mental Health is the organization’s flagship event. The next Forum will take place in 2023.

Workshops and webinars

Many of the world’s largest organisations help us fund our research by partnering with us to deliver talks on topics such as #MentalHealth & self-care at work. Let’s do the same for your organization—

Our formats are flexible and focused, ranging from simple discussions to half and full-day sessions. Contact us to setup a time to discuss.

Always up to date.

Blog News
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Human Longevity and Exponential Technology: The international Meeting at the Italian Chamber of Deputies
June 28, 2022
Nelli Sanne
by Nicola Marino - Scientific Advisor WBP Life expectancy has increased by 26 years since the mid-twentieth century, growing from 47 to 73 in just seven decades. However, the quality of life has not improved with the increase in life expectanc [...]
The Science of Empathy and War: Why it’s Time for Women to be in Charge
April 25, 2022
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By Shahnaz Radjy With the war in Ukraine, many are questioning what, if anything, could have been done to avoid it. Sheryl Sandberg said [...]
WBP Salutes the WHO for Highlighting the Urgent Need to Transform Mental Health and Mental Health Care
June 22, 2022
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by Anna Dé - WBP Policy and Advocacy Team Lead   On 17 June 2022, the World Health Organization released its largest review of world mental health since th [...]
Women’s Brain Project and Altoida Announce Results Highlighting Sex-Based Differences Using Predictive Digital Biomarker in Alzheimer’s Disease
June 15, 2022
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The Women’s Brain Project, an international non-profit organization studying gender and sex determinants to brain and mental health and Altoida, a precision neurology c [...]

Get to know
Sofia Petersson

Sofia Petersson from Sweden was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in her late 30s. Her father, uncle and grandmother also suffered from the disease. Sofia contributed a blog for the Women’s Brain Project about living with Alzheimer’s.

Our expertise and scientific advice.

Based on our unique medical, scientific and regulatory expertise, WBP can advise on research pipelines, policy and practice in corporate and academic settings. For more information, please contact us. 

The brains behind the Women’s Brain Project.

We are a group of academic scientists, medical doctors, and engineers who have decided to take action and initiate a discussion on the role of sex and gender in brain and mental diseases.

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