Most recent publications

Baverstock, K. (2019) Commentary on Brownian Ratchets of Life: Stochasticity Combined with Disequilibrium Produces Order. BioEssays, 41 e1900175

Baverstock, K (2019) Editorial: Polygenic scores: Are they a public health hazard? Prog Biophys Mol Biol., 149, 4-8

Baverstock, K (2019) Crick's sequence hypothesis - a review. Commun Integr Biol.                  24;12(1):59-64. doi: 10.1080/19420889.2019.1594501. (pdf)

Baverstock, K (2018) Commentary on: Cause of Cambrian explosion - Terrestrial or Cosmic? Prog Biophys Mol Biol.136:25-26. doi: 10.1016/j.pbiomolbio.2018.03.006.

Baverstock, K (2017) Letter in response to Pfinder et al on the efficacy of the WHO

Guidelines on Iodine Prophylaxis. J Radiol Prot 37 955-6 (pdf)

Baverstock, K. (2016) Nuclear Safety: Letter. Inference: International review of Science. 2 (2).


Baverstock, K. (2016) “Genes without Prominence”. Inference: International Review of Science. 2 (2) (pdf)

Baverstock, K. and M. Ronkko (2014). "The evolutionary origin of form and function." J Physiol 592(Pt 11): 2261-2265. (pdf)

Annila, A, Baverstock, K (2014) Genes with out prominence: a reappraisal of the foundations of biology. J. R. Sic Interface 11: 20131017 ( (pdf)

Baverstock, K. (2013) Life as physics and chemistry: A system view of biology. Prog Biophys Mol Biol. 111; 108-115


Baverstock,K (2013) Comments on Rithidech, K.N.; et al. Lack of Genomic Instability in Bone Marrow Cells of SCID Mice Exposed Whole-Body to Low-Dose Radiation. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10, 1356–1377 (pdf)

Baverstock, K. (2013) The role of information in cell regulation. Prog Biophys Mol Biol 111; 141-143 (pdf)

Huumonen, K., Immonen, H. K., Baverstock, K., Hiltunen, M., Korkalainen, M., Lahtinen, T., Parviainen, J., Viluksela, M., Wong, G., Naarala, J. and Juutilainen, J. (2012) Radiation-induced genomic instability in Caenorhabditis elegans. Mutat Res 748, 36 - 41.

Karotki, A. V. and  Baverstock, K (2012) What mechanisms/processes underlie radiation-induced genomic instability? Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 69, 3351-3360 (PubMed)

Baverstock, K (2011) Editorial “Chernobyl 25 years on” Bmj 342 d2443

Baverstock, K. and A. V. Karotki (2011). "Towards a unifying theory of late stochastic effects of ionizing radiation." Mutat Res 718(1-2): 1-9.

Baverstock, K. (2011). "A comparison of two cell regulatory models entailing high dimensional attractors representing phenotype." Prog Biophys Mol Biol 106, 443 - 449 (pdf)

Baverstock, K. and H. Nikjoo (2011). "Can a system approach help radiobiology?" Radiat Prot Dosimetry 143(2-4): 536-41.

Baverstock, K. (2010). "Why do we need a new paradigm in radiobiology?" Mutat Res 687(1-2): 3-6.

Baverstock, K. and O. V. Belyakov (2010). "Some important questions connected with non-targeted effects." Mutat Res 687(1-2): 84-8.

Baverstock, K. and M. Ronkko (2008). "Epigenetic regulation of the mammalian cell." PLoS One 3(6): e2290.

Baverstock, K and Ball D. J. (2008) “Editorial” Energy&Environment 19 379 – 390. (pdf)

Baverstock, K (2008) “Implications of new radiobiological insights for the long term management of high level radioactive waste.” Energy&Environment 19 497 – 514

Baverstock, K. (2007). "The recognition of childhood thyroid cancer as a consequence of the Chernobyl accident: an allegorical tale of our time?" J R Soc Med 100(9): 407-9.

Baverstock, K. and D. Williams (2006). "The chernobyl accident 20 years on: an assessment of the health consequences and the international response." Environ Health Perspect 114(9): 1312-7.

Williams, D. and K. Baverstock (2006). "Chernobyl and the future: too soon for a final diagnosis." Nature 440(7087): 993-4.

Baverstock, K. and D. J. Ball (2005). "The UK Committee on Radioactive Waste Management." J Radiol Prot 25(3): 313-20.

Baverstock, K. and D. J. Ball (2005). "Committee on Radioactive Waste Management lacks medical input." Bmj 331(7529): 1409.

Baverstock, K. (2005). "Science, politics and ethics in the low dose debate." Med Confl Surviv 21(2): 88-100.

Baverstock, K. and D. Williams (2003). "Chernobyl: an overlooked aspect?" Science 299(5603): 44

Baverstock, K. (2000). "Radiation-induced genomic instability: a paradigm-breaking phenomenon and its relevance to environmentally induced cancer." Mutat Res 454(1-2): 89-109.