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Long-term trends in wild-capture and population dynamics point to an uncertain future for captive elephants.

Jackson J, Childs DZ, Mar KU, Htut W, Lummaa V.

Proc Biol Sci. 2019 Mar 27;286(1899):20182810. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.2810.


Limits to Fitness Benefits of Prolonged Post-reproductive Lifespan in Women.

Chapman SN, Pettay JE, Lummaa V, Lahdenperä M.

Curr Biol. 2019 Feb 18;29(4):645-650.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.12.052. Epub 2019 Feb 7.


Investigating changes within the handling system of the largest semi-captive population of Asian elephants.

Crawley JAH, Lahdenperä M, Seltmann MW, Htut W, Aung HH, Nyein K, Lummaa V.

PLoS One. 2019 Jan 31;14(1):e0209701. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209701. eCollection 2019.


Early-life environment and differences in costs of reproduction in a preindustrial human population.

Nenko I, Hayward AD, Simons MJP, Lummaa V.

PLoS One. 2018 Dec 12;13(12):e0207236. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0207236. eCollection 2018.


Demographic and evolutionary trends in ovarian function and aging.

Laisk T, Tšuiko O, Jatsenko T, Hõrak P, Otala M, Lahdenperä M, Lummaa V, Tuuri T, Salumets A, Tapanainen JS.

Hum Reprod Update. 2019 Jan 1;25(1):34-50. doi: 10.1093/humupd/dmy031.


Publisher Correction: Differences in age-specific mortality between wild-caught and captive-born Asian elephants.

Lahdenperä M, Mar KU, Courtiol A, Lummaa V.

Nat Commun. 2018 Aug 28;9(1):3544. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-06032-4.


Differences in age-specific mortality between wild-caught and captive-born Asian elephants.

Lahdenperä M, Mar KU, Courtiol A, Lummaa V.

Nat Commun. 2018 Aug 7;9(1):3023. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05515-8. Erratum in: Nat Commun. 2018 Aug 28;9(1):3544.


Grandmotherhood across the demographic transition.

Chapman SN, Pettay JE, Lahdenperä M, Lummaa V.

PLoS One. 2018 Jul 23;13(7):e0200963. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200963. eCollection 2018.


The transition to modernity and chronic disease: mismatch and natural selection.

Corbett S, Courtiol A, Lummaa V, Moorad J, Stearns S.

Nat Rev Genet. 2018 Jul;19(7):419-430. doi: 10.1038/s41576-018-0012-3. Review.


Limited support for the X-linked grandmother hypothesis in pre-industrial Finland.

Chapman SN, Pettay JE, Lummaa V, Lahdenperä M.

Biol Lett. 2018 Jan;14(1). pii: 20170651. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2017.0651.


Parasite-associated mortality in a long-lived mammal: Variation with host age, sex, and reproduction.

Lynsdale CL, Mumby HS, Hayward AD, Mar KU, Lummaa V.

Ecol Evol. 2017 Nov 12;7(24):10904-10915. doi: 10.1002/ece3.3559. eCollection 2017 Dec.


Sex differences in adult mortality rate mediated by early-life environmental conditions.

Griffin RM, Hayward AD, Bolund E, Maklakov AA, Lummaa V.

Ecol Lett. 2018 Feb;21(2):235-242. doi: 10.1111/ele.12888. Epub 2017 Dec 5.


What have humans done for evolutionary biology? Contributions from genes to populations.

Briga M, Griffin RM, Berger V, Pettay JE, Lummaa V.

Proc Biol Sci. 2017 Nov 15;284(1866). pii: 20171164. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1164. Review.


Is bigger better? The relationship between size and reproduction in female Asian elephants.

Crawley JAH, Mumby HS, Chapman SN, Lahdenperä M, Mar KU, Htut W, Thura Soe A, Aung HH, Lummaa V.

J Evol Biol. 2017 Oct;30(10):1836-1845. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13143. Epub 2017 Aug 5.


Parent-offspring conflict over family size in current China.

Liu J, Duan C, Lummaa V.

Am J Hum Biol. 2017 May 6;29(3). doi: 10.1002/ajhb.22946. Epub 2017 Jan 5.


Genetic Associations Between Personality Traits and Lifetime Reproductive Success in Humans.

Berg V, Lummaa V, Rickard IJ, Silventoinen K, Kaprio J, Jokela M.

Behav Genet. 2016 Nov;46(6):742-753. Epub 2016 Aug 9.


Early-life disease exposure and associations with adult survival, cause of death, and reproductive success in preindustrial humans.

Hayward AD, Rigby FL, Lummaa V.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Aug 9;113(32):8951-6. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1519820113. Epub 2016 Jul 25.


Sibship effects on dispersal behaviour in a pre-industrial human population.

Nitsch A, Lummaa V, Faurie C.

J Evol Biol. 2016 Oct;29(10):1986-1998. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12922. Epub 2016 Jul 14.


Nearby grandmother enhances calf survival and reproduction in Asian elephants.

Lahdenperä M, Mar KU, Lummaa V.

Sci Rep. 2016 Jun 10;6:27213. doi: 10.1038/srep27213.


The importance of the timescale of the fitness metric for estimates of selection on phenotypic traits during a period of demographic change.

Scranton K, Lummaa V, Stearns SC.

Ecol Lett. 2016 Aug;19(8):854-61. doi: 10.1111/ele.12619. Epub 2016 May 27.


Reduced costs of reproduction in females mediate a shift from a male-biased to a female-biased lifespan in humans.

Bolund E, Lummaa V, Smith KR, Hanson HA, Maklakov AA.

Sci Rep. 2016 Apr 18;6:24672. doi: 10.1038/srep24672.


Testing storage methods of faecal samples for subsequent measurement of helminth egg numbers in the domestic horse.

Crawley JA, Chapman SN, Lummaa V, Lynsdale CL.

Vet Parasitol. 2016 May 15;221:130-3. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2016.03.012. Epub 2016 Mar 16.


How Big Is It Really? Assessing the Efficacy of Indirect Estimates of Body Size in Asian Elephants.

Chapman SN, Mumby HS, Crawley JA, Mar KU, Htut W, Thura Soe A, Aung HH, Lummaa V.

PLoS One. 2016 Mar 3;11(3):e0150533. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150533. eCollection 2016.


Short-term and delayed effects of mother death on calf mortality in Asian elephants.

Lahdenperä M, Mar KU, Lummaa V.

Behav Ecol. 2016 Jan-Feb;27(1):166-174. Epub 2015 Aug 20.


Distinguishing between determinate and indeterminate growth in a long-lived mammal.

Mumby HS, Chapman SN, Crawley JA, Mar KU, Htut W, Thura Soe A, Aung HH, Lummaa V.

BMC Evol Biol. 2015 Oct 14;15:214. doi: 10.1186/s12862-015-0487-x.


Elephants born in the high stress season have faster reproductive ageing.

Mumby HS, Mar KU, Hayward AD, Htut W, Htut-Aung Y, Lummaa V.

Sci Rep. 2015 Sep 14;5:13946. doi: 10.1038/srep13946.


A standardised faecal collection protocol for intestinal helminth egg counts in Asian elephants, Elephas maximus.

Lynsdale CL, Santos DJ, Hayward AD, Mar KU, Htut W, Aung HH, Soe AT, Lummaa V.

Int J Parasitol Parasites Wildl. 2015 Jun 30;4(3):307-15. doi: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2015.06.001. eCollection 2015 Dec.


Fitness Consequences of Advanced Ancestral Age over Three Generations in Humans.

Hayward AD, Lummaa V, Bazykin GA.

PLoS One. 2015 Jun 1;10(6):e0128197. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128197. eCollection 2015.


Early-life reproduction is associated with increased mortality risk but enhanced lifetime fitness in pre-industrial humans.

Hayward AD, Nenko I, Lummaa V.

Proc Biol Sci. 2015 Apr 7;282(1804):20143053. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.3053.


Culled males, infant mortality and reproductive success in a pre-industrial Finnish population.

Bruckner TA, Helle S, Bolund E, Lummaa V.

Proc Biol Sci. 2015 Jan 22;282(1799):20140835.


Effects of the demographic transition on the genetic variances and covariances of human life-history traits.

Bolund E, Hayward A, Pettay JE, Lummaa V.

Evolution. 2015 Mar;69(3):747-55. doi: 10.1111/evo.12598. Epub 2015 Feb 5.


Stress and body condition are associated with climate and demography in Asian elephants.

Mumby HS, Mar KU, Thitaram C, Courtiol A, Towiboon P, Min-Oo Z, Htut-Aung Y, Brown JL, Lummaa V.

Conserv Physiol. 2015 Jun 30;3(1):cov030. doi: 10.1093/conphys/cov030. eCollection 2015.


Evolutionary demography of agricultural expansion in preindustrial northern Finland.

Helle S, Brommer JE, Pettay JE, Lummaa V, Enbuske M, Jokela J.

Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Nov 7;281(1794):20141559. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1559.


Reproductive cessation and post-reproductive lifespan in Asian elephants and pre-industrial humans.

Lahdenperä M, Mar KU, Lummaa V.

Front Zool. 2014 Aug 12;11:54. doi: 10.1186/s12983-014-0054-0. eCollection 2014.


Early reproductive investment, senescence and lifetime reproductive success in female Asian elephants.

Hayward AD, Mar KU, Lahdenperä M, Lummaa V.

J Evol Biol. 2014 Apr;27(4):772-83. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12350. Epub 2014 Mar 3.


Testing the evolutionary basis of the predictive adaptive response hypothesis in a preindustrial human population.

Hayward AD, Lummaa V.

Evol Med Public Health. 2013 Jan;2013(1):106-17. doi: 10.1093/emph/eot007. Epub 2013 Apr 18.


The effect of socio-economic status and food availability on first birth interval in a pre-industrial human population.

Nenko I, Hayward AD, Lummaa V.

Proc Biol Sci. 2013 Nov 27;281(1775):20132319. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2319. Print 2014 Jan 22.


Birth seasonality and calf mortality in a large population of Asian elephants.

Mumby HS, Courtiol A, Mar KU, Lummaa V.

Ecol Evol. 2013 Oct;3(11):3794-803. doi: 10.1002/ece3.746. Epub 2013 Sep 11.


Divergent selection on, but no genetic conflict over, female and male timing and rate of reproduction in a human population.

Bolund E, Bouwhuis S, Pettay JE, Lummaa V.

Proc Biol Sci. 2013 Oct 9;280(1772):20132002. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2002. Print 2013 Dec 7.


Influence of early-life nutrition on mortality and reproductive success during a subsequent famine in a preindustrial population.

Hayward AD, Rickard IJ, Lummaa V.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Aug 20;110(34):13886-91. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1301817110. Epub 2013 Aug 5.


Climatic variation and age-specific survival in Asian elephants from Myanmar.

Mumby HS, Courtiol A, Mar KU, Lummaa V.

Ecology. 2013 May;94(5):1131-41.


The effect of maternal age and reproductive history on offspring survival and lifetime reproduction in preindustrial humans.

Gillespie DO, Russell AF, Lummaa V.

Evolution. 2013 Jul;67(7):1964-74. doi: 10.1111/evo.12078. Epub 2013 Mar 21.


Evolution of sex differences in lifespan and aging: causes and constraints.

Maklakov AA, Lummaa V.

Bioessays. 2013 Aug;35(8):717-24. doi: 10.1002/bies.201300021. Epub 2013 Jun 3. Review.


The demographic transition influences variance in fitness and selection on height and BMI in rural Gambia.

Courtiol A, Rickard IJ, Lummaa V, Prentice AM, Fulford AJ, Stearns SC.

Curr Biol. 2013 May 20;23(10):884-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.04.006. Epub 2013 Apr 25.


A trade-off between having many sons and shorter maternal post-reproductive survival in pre-industrial Finland.

Helle S, Lummaa V.

Biol Lett. 2013 Feb 27;9(2):20130034. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2013.0034. Print 2013 Apr 23.


Are elder siblings helpers or competitors? Antagonistic fitness effects of sibling interactions in humans.

Nitsch A, Faurie C, Lummaa V.

Proc Biol Sci. 2013 Jan 7;280(1750):20122313. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.2313.


Severe intergenerational reproductive conflict and the evolution of menopause.

Lahdenperä M, Gillespie DOS, Lummaa V, Russell AF.

Ecol Lett. 2012 Nov;15(11):1283-1290. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01851.x. Epub 2012 Aug 22.


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