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: November 2020-November 2021
Special Events | All day
Nov 4 Dr. Changtao Jiang: "“Ceramide and metabolic diseases”
Physiology Seminar Series | 11:00am–12:00pm
Nov 18 Dr. Charna Dibner: "Islet cellular clocks' disruption and diabetes"
Physiology Seminar Series | 11:00am–12:00pm

Insulin Centennial

Insulin Centennial

Honour the Past
Celebrate the Present
Support the Future