Zoobiquity: Barbara J. Natterson-Horowitz, M.D., and Kathryn Bowers
Animal experts present a lecture titled Zoobiquity: How Jaguar Breast Cancer, Dolphin Diabetes, and Flamingo Heart Attacks Will Transform Human Medicine, and sign copies of their book.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: UCSB Campbell Hall, 574 Mesa Rd., Santa Barbara
Cost: $10 - $15
Age limit: All ages
Categories: Lectures & Workshops: Book Signings
“Fascinating and instructive… astute and funny… (as) perception-altering as works by Oliver Sacks, Michael Pollan, and E. O. Wilson.” Booklist
Did you know golden retrievers can get breast cancer? Koalas catch chlamydia? And some dinosaurs even suffered from arthritis? Zoobiquity is a simple but revelatory idea: Animals and humans get the same diseases. In their new book, UCLA cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and science writer Kathryn Bowers introduce a groundbreaking approach to medicine. Drawing on the latest in medical and veterinary science, they look across species at topics from heart problems to addiction to explain what animals can teach us about the human body and mind.
Books will be available for purchase and signing
Event posted Sept. 20, 2012
Last updated Sept. 20, 2012