Understanding Human Origins: Implications for Medicine

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

Event Sessions

Media for each talk can be played by clicking on icons in the "Media" column, or by clicking on the individual talk titles below and then the attachment file at the bottom of the page.

Media Session Speakers
File Opening Remarks Fred Gage, Salk Institute
File A Brief Overview of Human Evolution Bernard Wood, George Washington University
File Uniquely-Human Features of Female Reproductive Biology Kurt Benirschke, University of California, San Diego (retired)
File Unique Features of Human Life History Stephen Stearns, Yale University
File Mother-Infant Relationships and Implications for Infant Disorders James McKenna, University of Notre Dame
File Medical Consequences of Bipedalism Wenda Trevathan, Professor Emerita, New Mexico State University
File 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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