The State of Undergrad EvMed Education

The State of Undergrad EvMed Education

Grunspan, D. Z., Moeller, K. T., Nesse, R. M., & Brownell, S. E. (2019). The state of evolutionary medicine in undergraduate education. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, 2019(1), 82–92. https://doi.org/10.1093/emph/eoz012 Abstract Background and objectives...

BJP article: Psychiatrists Need to Learn Evolution

In a new article in the British Journal of Psychiatry, four leaders of the Royal College of Psychiatry Evolutionary Psychiatry Special Interest Group make a case for including evolution education for all psychiatrists. Abed, R., Ayton, A., St John-Smith, P.,...

Discounted Registration ends soon!

The International Society of Evolution, Medicine and Public Health will hold it 5th annual meeting August 13-16 in  Zurich, Switzerland. All 134 presentations are now posted with abstracts. Register now to get the discounted rate. ISEMPH 2019 is profoundly...

New Lancet article on Microbial Evolutionary Medicine

A new Lancet article provides a very interesting overview of evolutionary approaches to microbial effects on human health, positive as well as negative. It is available free to those who register on The Lancet website. Abstract: Medicine and clinical microbiology have...

Final Days!

March 31 is the last day to submit nominations for the $5000 Omenn prize for the best article on evolution and medicine or public health in any journal. Nominate yours...or someone else...today! The winner also gets a trip to Zurich to present a paper at the Fifth...

Excess energy and Cancer

Energy oversupply to tissues: a single mechanism possibly underlying multiple cancer risk factors  Daniel J WuAthena AktipisJohn W PepperEvolution, Medicine, and Public Health, Volume 2019, Issue 1, 2019, Pages...

Williams Prize for 2018 Winner Announced

The International Society for Evolution, Medicine and Public Health is proud to announce the award of the $5000 George C. Williams Prize for 2018 to "Is antagonistic pleiotropy ubiquitous in aging biology?”  by Steven Austad and Jessica Hoffman. The Prize...