Department of Physiology

Chair's Message

Dr. Scott Heximer,


Welcome to the Department of Physiology

Thank you for stopping by! Physiology is the study of the biological processes that support life. Our department examines the interaction between factors that determine health and disease at the cellular, tissue, and whole-organism levels. Learn about our Department's history, innovations, and inclusive values here.

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Nov 1 – Nov 30
Insulin100 Celebrations
Special Events | All day
Nov 26 The Legacy of Insulin Discovery: Origins, Access, and Translation
External Event | 1:00am–6:00am
Dec 3 Professor Gyorgy Lur: “Differential impact of stress on the parietal top-down and bottom up circuitry”
CPIN Distinguished Lecture / Physiology Seminar Series | 4:00pm–5:00pm
Dec 10 Professor Sean Hill: "A multiscale approach to brain disorders"
Physiology Seminar Series | 4:00pm–5:00pm
Jan 14 Professor Milad Lankarany: Title TBA
Physiology Seminar Series | 4:00pm–5:00pm

Insulin Centennial

Insulin Centennial

Honour the Past
Celebrate the Present
Support the Future