Two January ClubEvMed discussions

Two January ClubEvMed discussions

Spring 2022 Events We’re pleased to announce our spring Club EvMed lineup. See you in 2022! Control system failures and evolutionary medicine Tuesday, January 11th at 12pm EST/18:00 CET Join us for a conversation with Robert Perlman, Professor Emeritus of the...

Cooperation and cheating in viruses

Cooperation and cheating in viruses

Leeks, A., West, S. A., & Ghoul, M. (2021). The evolution of cheating in viruses. Nature Communications, 12(1), 6928. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-27293-6 (open access). Abstract Abstract: The success of many viruses depends upon cooperative interactions...

Bacteria induce wound healing via IL-1β

Bacteria induce wound healing via IL-1β

An intriguing article suggests that topical antibiotics may slow wound healing. Wang, G., Sweren, E., Liu, H., Wier, E., Alphonse, M. P., Chen, R., Islam, N., Li, A., Xue, Y., Chen, J., Park, S., Chen, Y., Lee, S., Wang, Y., Wang, S., Archer, N. K., Andrews, W., Kane,...

EMPH Call for Papers

EMPH Call for Papers

Evolution, Medicine and Public Health welcomes submissions for three topical issues of the journal: Evolutionary Medicine & Palaeopathology (Edited by Kimberly Plomp, Gillian Bentley, and Frank Rühli) - Submission deadline 15 December 2021 Evolutionary Medicine...

Control theory for Evolutionary Medicine

Control theory for Evolutionary Medicine

"Evolutionary Medicine Needs Engineering Expertise" by Randolph M Nesse, The National Academy of Engineering "Perspectives." "Engineering has made vast contributions to health and medicine, from designing water and sewer systems that have saved millions of lives to...

New commentaries in EMPH

New commentaries in EMPH

COMMENTARIES Five reasons COVID-19 is less severe in younger age-groups  Paul W TurkeEvolution, Medicine, and Public Health, Volume 9, Issue 1, 2021, Pages 113–117, https://doi.org/10.1093/emph/eoaa050 Abstract  View article Conflicts over calcium...

Club EvMed for October

Club EvMed for October

Club EvMed: How evolutionary behavioural sciences can help us understand behaviour in a pandemic Thursday, October 14th at 11am EDT/17:00 CEST Join us for a conversation with Ruth Mace, Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at University College...