The Woodtick Press

Bruce Carlson, Author

BRUCE CARLSON | FEATURED BOOKS

Understanding Midwestern Aquatic Invasives
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Bruce Carlson, MD, PhD, has a passion for writing books that explain science in a language understandable to non-scientists. His main occupation was a professor at the University of Michigan Medical School, where over 40 years he served as Chairman of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and then as Director of the Institute of Gerontology. In a former life, he was a fish biologist with an MS degree in ichthyology from Cornell, and since his retirement he has spent many hours studying lakes and conducting research on fish. Professionally, he conducted research on regeneration, embryology, muscle biology and aging. Through his biomedical research, he has lived in five countries outside the United States – the USSR, Czechoslovakia, the Netherlands, Finland and New Zealand. In addition to several hundred professional research reports and book chapters, he has written many articles for national fishing magazines. He has also edited 15 scientific books and translations of scientific books. In 2022, he established a publishing company, The Woodtick Press (woodtickpress.com), as an outlet for his non-professional books. An enthusiastic teacher, he has been given several prestigious teaching awards at the University of Michigan.
Bruce Carlson, MD, PhD, has a passion for writing books that explain science in a language understandable to non-scientists. His main occupation was a professor at the University of Michigan Medical School, where over 40 years he served as Chairman of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and then as Director of the Institute of Gerontology. In a former life, he was a fish biologist with an MS degree in ichthyology from Cornell, and since his retirement he has spent many hours studying lakes and conducting research on fish. Professionally, he conducted research on regeneration, embryology, muscle biology and aging. Through his biomedical research, he has lived in five countries outside the United States – the USSR, Czechoslovakia, the Netherlands, Finland and New Zealand. In addition to several hundred professional research reports and book chapters, he has written many articles for national fishing magazines. He has also edited 15 scientific books and translations of scientific books. In 2022, he established a publishing company, The Woodtick Press (woodtickpress.com), as an outlet for his non-professional books. An enthusiastic teacher, he has been given several prestigious teaching awards at the University of Michigan.