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Early Environments, Stress, and the Eco-logics of Inflammation

Thomas McDade headshot

Dr. Thomas McDade is Professor of Anthropology and director of the Laboratory for Human Biology Research at Northwestern University. He specializes in human population biology, and focuses his research on three topics:  impact of social stratification on stress and health; life course perspectives on immune function and the regulation of inflammation; and the development of minimally-invasive methods for assessing human physiology in non-clinical settings.  He conducts his research in diverse community-based settings, including ongoing projects in Bolivia, Ecuador, the Philippines, and the US.  

Presenters: 

Thomas McDade, Ph.D.
Professor of Anthropology and Faculty Fellow
Institute for Policy Research 
Northwestern University

Date: 

Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 4:00pm

Location: 

Campus Center, Room 917, UMass Amherst

Fees: 

Free and open to the public