Understanding Human Origins: Implications for Medicine
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|Opening Remarks||Fred Gage, Salk Institute|
|A Brief Overview of Human Evolution||Bernard Wood, George Washington University|
|Uniquely-Human Features of Female Reproductive Biology||Kurt Benirschke, University of California, San Diego (retired)|
|Unique Features of Human Life History||Stephen Stearns, Yale University|
|Mother-Infant Relationships and Implications for Infant Disorders||James McKenna, University of Notre Dame|
|Medical Consequences of Bipedalism||Wenda Trevathan, Professor Emerita, New Mexico State University|
|Uniquely-Human Adaptations to Meat-Eating||Caleb Finch, University of Southern California|
|Disease Differences Between Humans and Other Hominids||Ajit Varki, UC San Diego School of Medicine|
|Von Economo Neurons in Human Neuropsychiatric Illness||John Allman, California Institute of Technology|
|Psychiatric Disease in Evolutionary Perspective||Randolph Nesse, Arizona State University|
|Closing Remarks||Margaret Schoeninger, University of California, San Diego|
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