EvMed Intensive in Sydney July 27-31

Applications are now open for the 2020 Sydney History and Philosophy of Science Winter School, which will take place from Monday 27 July to Friday 31 July. The year’s topic is the History and Philosophy of Evolutionary Medicine. The school will run for four full days...

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. ...