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    Evolutionary Medicine at 20: Not yet Mature, but on the Way

    Presented by at Harvard Museum of Natural History

    March 29, 2012


    Evolutionary Medicine at 20: Not yet Mature, but on the Way

    Lecture by Randolph Nesse
    THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 6:00 PM

    Randolph Nesse, Director of the Evolution & Human Adaptation Program at University of Michigan, is one of the nation’s foremost researchers in the emergent field of Darwinian medicine—the application of modern evolutionary theory to the understanding health and disease. Co-author of the influential book Why We Get Sick, Dr. Nesse is a leading proponent of the idea that evolutionary biology should be taught as one of the basic sciences in medical school education.

    Free and open to the public, Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street. Free parking available in the 52 Oxford Street garage. Part of the Evolution Matters lecture series. Supported by a generous gift from Drs. Herman and Joan Suit.

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