The Medical Faculty of Kiel University (CAU) and the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH) set up a Section of Evolutionary Medicine. The new institution will be located at the Institute of Experimental Medicine (IEM) of the Medical Faculty on the Kiel campus of the UKSH.
Head of the Section will be the evolutionary biologist Professor John Baines. “Most of the civilization diseases are resulting from evolution. We study evolutionary interdependencies to better understand and heal diseases”, says Baines. “The new Section of Evolutionary Medicine emphasizes the strong importance of this relatively young field." Professor Baines is (Co-)supervisor in several projects of the RTG.
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