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Edwin Gale studied English Literature at Cambridge before switching to a career in medicine. He worked in Cambridge, Nottingham, Copenhagen, and as a professor at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. Research into the rise of diabetes stimulated his interest in our changing phenotype. He moved with his team to the University of Bristol in 1997, and retired in 2011.

Books by Edwin Gale

The Species That Changed Itself

An inquisitive, expansive and fascinating exploration of how humans have, in changing the world, changed ourselves

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