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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Sep 24 Dr. Khosrow Adeli: "Critical Role of the Clinical Laboratory in COVID-19 Diagnosis and Management"
Physiology Seminar Series | 4:00pm–5:00pm
Nov 25 John K. and Mary E. Davidson Lecture
Endowed Lecture | 1:30pm–2:30pm

Insulin Centennial

Insulin Centennial

Insulin was discovered in the Department of Physiology nearly 100 years ago! Support the next 100 years of groundbreaking discovery!