New Book

Integrating Evolutionary Biology into Medical Educationfor maternal and child healthcare students, clinicians, and scientists, Edited by Jay Schulkin and Michael Power, Oxford University Press, 2020. Amazon link Description from the publisher: Clinicians and...

Six Plenary Speakers for ISEMPH 2020

The ISEMPH Program Committee, chaired by Michael Muehlenbein, has just announced six great plenary speakers for the Sixth Annual Meeting of the International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health in Athens, Georgia, from July 15-18, 2020. This year's...

Bone & Immune Systems Joined at the Evolutionary Hip

Jon Laman recommended a wonderful new article in Nature Reviews Immunology "Osteoimmunology: evolving concepts in bone–immune interactions in health and disease" by Masayuki Tsukasaki & Hiroshi Takayanagi. Alas, not open access....

The evolutionary history of 2,658 cancers

A major new open access paper in today's Nature describes the evolutionary history of somatic mutations that result in cancer. It confirms the primary role of driver mutations and that these often occur early in development, just as Steve Frank predicted in his 2007...

ISEMPH 2020 Registration Open Now!

Registration and abstract submission are now open for the 6th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health at the lovely University of Georgia Conference Center July 15-18, 2020. Registration information is here. ...

Five new EMPH publications

The first month of 2020 brings five new open access publications in Evolution, Medicine and Public Health. Biological normalcy by Andrea S Wiley, Jennifer M Cullin Culture, behavior and health by Margarita Hernandez, James K. Gibb Fish consumption...