The Empower Lab

 The Empower Lab is a clinical research and advocacy lab run by Dr. Ades at NYU working to further gender equity through scientific approaches to issues of gender-based violence

What we do

The Empower Lab has several ongoing projects that all involve researching topics related to survivors of sexual violence. Projects include Military Sexual Trauma, Telomeres Epigenetics and Trauma, Program for Survivors of Torture, Male Intimate Partner Violence, Chronic Pelvic Pain, and more. The lab also has an advocacy arm that reaches out to partner organizations in order expand our mission.

Join Us!

Interested in being a Research Assistant at the Empower Lab? Send us an email at