Physiology Faculty

Faculty members in the Department of Physiology bring a wide range of research interests—and leading-edge research—to UT Southwestern. Their varied backgrounds, training, and expertise combine to create an exceptional team of scientists. Seven faculty members are recognized by UT Southwestern with endowed chairs or professorships.

Principal Investigators

Duojia (DJ) Pan, Ph.D., Professor and Chairman

Ilya Bezprozvanny, Ph.D., Professor

Paul Blount, Ph.D., Professor

George N. DeMartino, Ph.D., Professor

Don Hilgemann, Ph.D., Professor

Youxing Jiang, Ph.D., Professor

Jen Liou, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Yi Liu, Ph.D., Professor

Joyce Repa, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Philip J. Thomas, Ph.D., Professor

Jiang Wu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Helen L. Yin, Ph.D., Professor

Chengcheng (Alec) Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Secondary Faculty

Ege Kavalali, Ph.D., Professor

Orson W. Moe, M.D., Professor

Juan M. Pascual, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor

Robert F. Reilly, M.D., Professor

Xiaoming Zhan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Research Faculty

Audrey Chang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Yunkun Dang, Ph.D., Instructor

Mi Deng, Ph.D., Instructor

Irene Iscla, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Xunlei Kang, M.D., Ph.D., Instructor

Mee Whi Kim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Zhigang Lu, Ph.D., Instructor

Xuanming Shi, Ph.D., Instructor

Hui-Qiao (Susan) Sun, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Limin Yang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Hua Zhang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor