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


Paula Smellie
Many congratulations to Paula Smellie on receiving the 2014 David Keeling Award for Administrative Excellence, Faculty of Medicine. Read more......



Physiology Alumni Event - CAN Montreal

Dr. John F. MacDonaldThe Department of Physiology held its first Alumni Reception on May 27th at the 2014 Canadian Association of Neuroscience meeting in Montreal.  The event welcomed current former and current members of our department, students, and faculty. It also provided an opportunity to remember our friend and colleague, Dr. John MacDonald, the previous Chair of the Department.  Read more....