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Leading UK medical research funders have backed the introduction of sex and gender policies for biomedical, health and care research. On 11 December, 29 organisations published a joint statement of intent on the introduction of sex and gender policies. Signatories include the National Institute for Health and Care Research, the Medical Research Council and the Association of Medical Research Charities, which represents 151 charities. The statement is also supported by the academic publisher Elsevier.