In the Journals

Special Issue: Alzheimer’s Disease as Post-genomic Science

New Genetics & Society has released an open-access special issue titled, “Alzheimer’s disease as post-genomic science.” Edited by Richard Milne and Joanna Latimer, this special issue aims to unpack the “problematic relationship between the bench and the bedside.”

Alzheimer’s disease and the development of a post-genomic science (open access)
Richard Milne, Joanna Latimer

Alzheimer’s disease has been a

In the Journals

In the Journals, March 2020, Part 2

Medical Anthropology Quarterly

Corporate Logic in Clinical Care: The Case of Diabetes Management
Linda M. Hunt, Hannah S. Bell, Anna C. Martinez‐Hume, Funmi Odumosu, Heather A. Howard

As large corporations come to dominate U.S. health care, clinical medicine is increasingly market‐driven and governed by business principles. We examine ways in which health insurers and health care systems are transforming the

Lectures

Staging Seizure: The Chronic Contingency of Epilepsy Diagnosis

Epilepsy is a chronic illness and disability characterized by recurrent, unpredictable seizures. Epileptic seizures are transient events during which people lose control over all or parts of body-mind function. This can result in the rhythmic twisting of a person’s wrist, sudden inexplicable feelings of joy, or involuntary spasms of the whole body. Since antiquity, epilepsy has occupied healers, philosophers, physicians, …