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Table 1 Topics discussed in the evolutionary medicine lecture course

From: On Designing Courses in Evolutionary Medicine

Lectures Presentations
Hominid evolution, human life histories Menstruation
Reproductive conflicts, atresia, miscarriages Miscarriages and mate choice
Aging, menopause, and cancer Cancer as an evolutionary process
Developmental origins of adult disease The metabolic syndrome
Evolutionary immunobiology Helminths and multiple sclerosis
The Hygene Hypothesis, the microbiome Gut microflora and autoimmune disease
Variation for resistance and drug metabolism Personal medicine
Virus genetics and evolution HIV origins and evolution
Bacterial genetics, experimental evolution Virus niche evolution and emergence
Pathogen evolution, resistance, virulence Imperfect vaccines and virulence
Ecology and evolution of emerging diseases Evolutionary epidemiology of influenza