Evolution and Medicine (2015) with Stephen Stearns

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"Evolutionary Medicine" Sinauer Associates (2015) is the textbook that supports these lectures.

This course is a survey of evolutionary insights that make important differences in medical research and clinical practice, including evolutionary mechanisms and the medical issues they affect. Individual genetic variation in susceptibility; evolutionary conflicts and tradeoffs in reproductive medicine; the evolution of antibiotic resistance and virulence in pathogens; emerging diseases; the evolution of aging; cancer as an evolutionary process.

Instructors can request examination copies and sign up to download figures here: http://www.sinauer.com/catalog/medical/evolutionary-medicine.html



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