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Readings for the first three weeks

First Week:

Evolution and the Origin of Disease. Nesse, RM. Scientific American November 1998: 86-93.

Optional reading for first week:

2. The Great Opportunity: Evolutionary applications to medicine and public health. Nesse, RM and Stearns SC. Evolutionary Applications 1 (2008) 28-48.

Second Week:

3. Two Lessons from the Interface of Genetics and Medicine. Allison A. Genetics 166: 1591–1599 (April 2004) (Read page 1-5)

Third Week:

Re-Read Evolution and the Origin of Disease by Nesse from the first week.

Also read:Collins 2007. Stroke Rainforests and Evolution. Nursing Forum Vol 42 (1) Jan-Mar.

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Joe Alcock

Emergency Physician, Educator, Researcher, interested in the microbiome, evolution, and medicine

1 reply

  1. The Trevathan reading is not uploaded and won’t be by next Tuesday.

    Please read instead the optional reading,”The Great Opportunity: Evolutionary applications to medicine and public health.” Nesse, RM and Stearns SC. Evolutionary Applications 1 (2008) 28-48.

    See you in class!
    Melissa

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