Welcome to the Department of Physiology

The Department is centrally embedded in the Faculty of Medicine with strong links to hospital-based research institutes across Toronto. We also have close ties with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the allied Health Sciences.  Read more


We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Graham Collingridge as the next Chair of Physiology effective May 1st, 2015.  Click here to read the formal announcement from Dean Catharine Whiteside.


Please click on the links below for further information on all upcoming events.  We hope to see you there!


Thank you Dr. BrubakerAt the last Departmental Meeting held on March 3rd, Dr. Patricia Brubaker was thanked by Dr. Steffen-Sebastian Bolz  (Interim Chair) for her dedicated service to Physiology as Associate Chair (1997-2014).

Inscription on plaque, With deepest appreciation and in recognition of your outstanding leadership contributions to the administrative and academic mission, as well as the excellence in teaching of the Department of Physiology University of Toronto.