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There are many things that we don’t know about health and LGBTQ+ patients. Research is one of the best ways to understand and improve the health of LGBTQ+ people. The NIH has made it one of their goals to dedicate more resources to LGBTQ+ health issues and disparities. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) are committed to participating in this effort. Many groups at WUSM are doing research to develop a better understanding of a variety of conditions and how they affect LGBTQ+ people.
Some current research groups working on topics that relate to LGBTQ+ health: