Randolph M. Nesse

Randolph M. Nesse is Professor of Life Sciences and the Director of the Center for Evolutionary Medicine at Arizona State University.  He collaborated with the evolutionary biologist George Williams on writings that established the field of evolutionary medicine. His current research is on how understanding the evolutionary origins of responses like pain, fever, anxiety, and depression can help relieve suffering. He also investigates the origins of capacities for morality. Dr. Nesse welcomes connections with all who share his mission to establish evolutionary biology as a basic science for medicine, worldwide.

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September 20, 2016 in Biology, Health

Evolutionary Medicine Comes of Age: An Interview with Randolph Nesse

The evolutionary outlook expands the perspective of health professionals from that of mechanics to that of engineers.
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