The Evolutionary Medicine & Anatomy Group focuses on understanding the interplay between evolution and disease. We use the principles of evolutionary biology to better understand, prevent, and treat anatomical pathologies and birth defects, and the study of diseases to advance basic knowledge in evolutionary biology.
Our group is based at the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences of the Pompeu Fabra University (DCEXS-UPF) within the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park. The DCEXS-UPF is a “Maria de Maeztu” Excellence Unit by the Spanish Government. We are funded by a grant from “la Caixa” Banking Foundation.