Evolutionary medicine looks to our early human ancestors for insight into conditions like diabetes
By Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde, Professor - Applied Evolutionary Ecology, Laurentian University
Eric Boivin, Graduate Student - Department of Psychology, Laurentian University
Meghan McCue, PhD Candidate, Biomolecular Sciences, Laurentian University
Evolutionary medicine uses our ancestral history to explain disease prevalence and inform care for conditions like Type 2 diabetes. It also challenges the bio-ethnocentrism of western medicine.
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- Wednesday, May 19, 2021