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

   Dr. Steffen-Sebastian Bolz

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Steffen-Sebastian Bolz as the Interim Chair of Physiology effective October 1st, 2014.  Click here to read the formal announcement from Dean Catharine Whiteside.

University of Toronto Researchers Discover Why Anesthetics Cause Prolonged Memory Loss

Dr. Beverley OrserCongratulations to Dr. Bevereley Orser and her research team on showing why anesthetics can cause long-term memory loss, a discovery that can have serious implications for post-operative patients. Read more......