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Gluckman, Peter, Beedle, Alan, Buklijas, Tatjana, Low, Felicia, Hanson, Mark - Principles of Evolutionary Medicine - 9780199663934 - V9780199663934
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Principles of Evolutionary Medicine

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Description for Principles of Evolutionary Medicine Paperback. A new updated edition of the first integrated and comprehensive textbook to explain the principles of evolutionary biology from a medical perspective and to focus on how medicine and public health might utilise evolutionary biology. Num Pages: 400 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: MFN; PSAJ; PSX. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 249 x 191 x 21. Weight in Grams: 858.
Evolutionary science is critical to an understanding of integrated human biology and is increasingly recognised as a core discipline by medical and public health professionals. Advances in the field of genomics, epigenetics, developmental biology, and epidemiology have led to the growing realisation that incorporating evolutionary thinking is essential for medicine to achieve its full potential. This revised and updated second edition of the first comprehensive textbook of evolutionary medicine explains the principles of evolutionary biology from a medical perspective and focuses on how medicine and public health might utilise evolutionary thinking. It is written to be accessible to a ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
400
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780199663934
SKU
V9780199663934
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About Gluckman, Peter, Beedle, Alan, Buklijas, Tatjana, Low, Felicia, Hanson, Mark
Professor Sir Peter Gluckman is a well-known biomedical scientist. Author of over 650 scientific papers and reviews, and of technical and popular science books, his contributions to developmental, endocrine and evolutionary sciences have won him numerous awards and recognition - including Fellowship of the Royal Society (London) and the Order of New Zealand, the country's highest civic honour. He ... Read more

Reviews for Principles of Evolutionary Medicine
This volume will appeal to a broad readership of students and faculty in a variety of disciplines ... I recommend this book highly as a clear and accessible introduction to the growing field of evolution, medicine, and public health.
Robert Perlman, The Quarterly Review of Biology

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