Department of Physiology

Chair's Message

Dr. Scott Heximer,

Interim Chair

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.

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Insulin Centennial

Insulin CentennialIt's been nearly 100 years since insulin was discovered in the Department of Physiology.  Stay tuned for a detailed history, and a schedule of local activities to celebrate this landmark occasion!


Jan 16 Dr. R. Douglas Fields, Seminar Series
| 4:00pm–5:00pm
Jan 30 Dr. Arkady Khoutorsky - Seminar Series
| 4:00pm–5:00pm
Feb 6 Dr. Zhenya Ivakine - Seminar Series
| 4:00pm–5:00pm
Feb 13 Dr. John Cockcroft - Seminar Series
| 4:00pm–5:00pm
Feb 27 Dr. Shreejoy Tripathy - Seminar Series
| 4:00pm–5:00pm