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Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, an interdisciplinary scholarly journal whose readers include biologists, physicians, students, and scholars, publishes essays that place important biological or medical subjects in broader scientific, social, or humanistic contexts. These essays span a wide range of subjects, from biomedical topics such as neurobiology, genetics, and evolution, to topics in ethics, history, philosophy, and medical education and practice. The editors encourage an informal style that has literary merit and that preserves the warmth, excitement, and color of the biological and medical sciences.
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viewing issueVolume 44, Number 1, Winter 2001
Editor:Robert L. Perlman
Richard L. Landau
Book Editors:Morton Arnsdorf
Associate Editors:Clifford W. Gurney
Managing Editor:Solveig C. Robinson
Advisory Board:Charlotte Auerbach Edinburgh
Baruch Blumberg Philadelphia
C. di Duve Brussels
Roger Guillemin San Diego
Elwood Jensen Hamburg
Robert L. Kroc Santa Barbara
Rosalyn S. Yalow New York
Editorial Board:Daniel A. Albert Chicago
Nobuyuki Amino Osaka
William S. Beck Boston
Paul B. Beeson Seattle
Douglas Black London
K. M. Brinkhous Chapel Hill
Donald Chambers Chicago
Paul W. Ewald Amherst
Nina Fedoroff University Park
Renee Fox Philadelphia
James M. Gustafson Atlanta
Walter B. Gratzer London
Robert J. Joynt Rochester
Maclyn McCarty New York
Victor A. McKusick Baltimore
James V. Neel Ann Arbor
C. J. V. Nossal Melbourne
Sherwin Nuland New Haven
Alan L. Pearlman St. Louis
Gert H. Brieger Baltimore
T. N. Pullman Chicago
Alan N. Schechter Bethesda
M. G. P. Stoker London
Editorial Sponsor: THE DIVISION OF THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, The University of Chicago.
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