The faculty in the Department of Physiology conducts outstanding, cutting-edge research on fundamental questions that:

  • Address how the body works
  • Explore molecular structures, cells, and tissues

There is also keen interest in the cellular and molecular basis of diseases and translation of basic science research to develop novel therapeutic approaches.

We offer an integrated support system that helps all faculty members vigorously and successfully pursue extramural research funding opportunities.

International Recognition

Results from our research are published in many distinguished scientific journals leading to national and international recognition for our contributions. Read about some of our leading-edge research projects.

Find out about our shared research facilities.