New book by Randy Nesse

New book by Randy Nesse

Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry was published on Darwin Day by Dutton (Penguin Random House) Book Website  Full Information Advance Praise Reviews TOC Buy on Amazon About the book Slow progress in finding causes and...

ISEMPH 2019 in Zurich

Abstract submission and registration are now open for the 5th annual meeting of the International Society of Evolution, Medicine and Public Health August 13-16 in  Zurich, Switzerland. ISEMPH 2019 is profoundly interdisciplinary and emphasizes the multiple interfaces...

Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Medicine just published

Edited by Martin Brüne and Wulf Schiefenhövel TOC here Order here Medicine is grounded in the natural sciences, among which biology stands out with regard to the understanding of human physiology and conditions that cause dysfunction. Ironically though, evolutionary...

Graduate training in Germany

Education and Research Opportunities in Evolutionary Medicine University of Münster, Germany Master level:Evolutionary medicine can be studied as part of the 2-year Master of Science (MSc) study programmes ‘Biosciences’, ‘Biotechnology’ and ‘Biomedicine’, all within...

The Obesity-Inflammation Connection Explained

West-Eberhard, M. J. (2018). Nutrition, the visceral immune system, and the evolutionary origins of pathogenic obesity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201809046. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1809046116 The long-awaited article on the evolution of...

EMPH has Oomph: Impact Factor Approved

Approval of an impact factor has just been announced for Evolution Medicine and Public Heath, the Open Access journal published by the Oxford University Press for the International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health. This is a major accomplishment for...

Mismatch Talks at Michigan

The University of Michigan Evolution and Human Adaptation Program has a fine series of talks coming up. Thursdays 1:30-3:00 in East Hall on the Ann Arbor campus. See this link for details. Feb 14th  Beverly Strassman (Michigan)Feb 21st   Marco Del Giudice (New...