Understanding Human Origins: Implications for Medicine

Event Date (Pacific Time): 
Friday, Dec 12, 2008 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Sessions:

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Speakers Session Media

Fred Gage
Opening Remarks
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Bernard Wood
A Brief Overview of Human Evolution
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Kurt Benirschke
Uniquely-Human Features of Female Reproductive Biology
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Stephen Stearns
Unique Features of Human Life History
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James McKenna
Mother-Infant Relationships and Implications for Infant Disorders
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Wenda Trevathan
Medical Consequences of Bipedalism
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Caleb Finch
Uniquely-Human Adaptations to Meat-Eating
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Ajit Varki
Disease Differences Between Humans and Other Hominids
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John Allman
Von Economo Neurons in Human Neuropsychiatric Illness
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Randolph Nesse
Psychiatric Disease in Evolutionary Perspective
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Margaret Schoeninger
Closing Remarks
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