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  Physiology -- Table of Contents (October 2007, 22, (5))
Physiology -- Table of Contents (October 2007, 22, (5))
Targeting Altered Calcium Physiology in the Heart: Translational Approaches to Excitation, Contraction, and Transcription
To see one abstract at a time, click its [Abstract] link.
physiologyonline.physiology.org /current.shtml   (158 words)

  Department of Physiology, UW-Madison
The U.W. Department of Physiology is pioneering the development of new approaches to study cells, organs, and higher level systems to advance the understanding of their function, to understand the basis for dysfunction, and to ultimately improve human health.
The department is internationally recognized for performing innovative, interdisciplinary research; and its faculty have received several awards recognizing their commitment to education and advancement of interactive teaching methods.
The first annual Physiology Research Retreat was held May 21-22, 2007 at the Heidel House in Green Lake, WI.  This two day retreat offered students, post-docs and faculty in the department the opportunity to present their latest research.
www.physiology.wisc.edu /index.html   (145 words)

 Physiology & Pharmacology
The Advanced Concentration in Physiology and Pharmacology is one of six advanced concetrations leading to the Ph.D. degree under the auspices of the Interdisciplinary Program (IDP) in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
Journal Club: All Physiology and Pharmacology students are required to register for either the Physiology journal club (GMS 6491, Journal Club in Physiology) OR the pharmacology research conference (GMS 6590, Seminar in Pharmacology) each Fall and Spring semester beginning in their second year.
Physiology and Pharmacology students may participate in other journal clubs in addition to Physiology or Pharmacology journal clubs if they wish.
idp.med.ufl.edu /programs/acpph.html   (287 words)

 University of Manitoba: Faculty of Medicine - Department of Physiology
The Department of Physiology had its beginning in 1904, with the appointment of the first Chair of Physiology.
Admission to the department is governed by the rules and regulations set forth by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
A major breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer's disease is at least a decade away, a local researcher said Tuesday.
www.umanitoba.ca /faculties/medicine/physiology   (347 words)

  eMedicine - Nasal Physiology : Article by Sanford M Archer, MD, FACS
To understand the physiology of the nose, its functions must be understood.
Nasal physiology also is affected by anatomic deformities that may have a varying effect on congestion, drainage, and olfaction.
Although the exact role of NO in nasal physiology remains poorly understood, the functions are thought to be host defense, ciliary motility, and an improved ventilation-perfusion ratio in the lungs by auto-inhalation.
www.emedicine.com /ent/topic667.htm   (1771 words)

  Physiology - MSN Encarta
Its emphasis on investigating biological mechanisms with the tools of physics and chemistry made physiology a distinct discipline in the 19th century; the tendency today, however, is toward a fragmentation and merging with the many specialized branches of the life sciences.
Three broad divisions are recognized: general physiology, concerned with basic processes common to all life forms; the physiology and functional anatomy of humans and other animals, including pathology and comparative studies; and plant physiology, which includes photosynthesis and other processes pertinent to plant life.
Modern animal physiology dates from the discovery of the circulation of the blood by the English physician William Harvey in 1616.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761577323/Physiology.html   (994 words)

  Physiology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Physiology (in Greek physis = nature and logos = word) is the study of the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of living organisms.
Physiology has traditionally been divided into plant physiology and animal physiology but the principles of physiology are universal, no matter what particular organism is being studied.
Herman Boerhaave is sometimes referred to as the father of physiology due to his exemplary teaching in Leiden and textbook 'Institutiones medicae'(1708).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Physiology   (458 words)

 Physiology department, University of Missouri School of Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Physiology is the study of processes in living tissue at the cellular, organ and whole-body organizational levels.
Physiology, as a discipline, is integrated into the medical school curriculum with other basic medical sciences.
The department offers a doctorate in physiology, and graduate students are supported financially by federal training and research grants as well as assistantships.
www.muhealth.org /~medicine/dphysiology.shtml   (331 words)

 Department of Physiology, Tulane University School of Medicine
Physiology is the study of how the activities of genes, cells, tissues and organs are integrated to accomplish the complex functions performed by living organisms.
The Department of Physiology is located on the fourth floor of the Medical School Building in the Tulane University Health Sciences Center.
The students have voted our Human Physiology Course to be the outstanding first-year course four times in recent years.
www.som.tulane.edu /departments/physiology   (527 words)

 Exercise Physiology
The Exercise Physiology major at Concordia is committed to preparing students for entry into graduate health professional and academic programs as well as careers in allied health and exercise settings.
The exercise physiology curriculum at CUW is based on the philosophy that man is spirit, mind and body and that the realization of human potential is based on an integration of the three components.
His professional interests lie in clinical exercise physiology and the use of exercise as a primary and secondary therapy for chronic diseases.
www.cuw.edu /academics/programs/hhp/exercise_physiology/index.html   (492 words)

 AllRefer.com - physiology (Anatomy And Physiology) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The study of function is usually undertaken along with a study of structure (see anatomy), the two being intimately related.
The study of human physiology was stimulated by the development of medicine, and it embraces many chemical and physical principles.
A separate and specialized branch, plant physiology arose from attempts to apply the findings of animal physiology to plants and in its turn contributed to the development of general physiology, especially in the study of cells.
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The Physiology Graduate Program is centered in the Physiology Department of Dartmouth Medical School, which is located in the Borwell Building at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
Physiology 110 (58 hours) deals with cardiovascular and respiratory mechanisms; Physiology 120 (58 hours) deals with renal and endocrine physiology.
The orientation of the course is pragmatic rather than theoretical, and the goal of the course is to teach students how to construct and evaluate quantitative simulations of physiological phenomena using commonly available computer tools.
www.dartmouth.edu /~reg/courses/desc/phsl.html   (776 words)

 Australian Institute of Sport - Physiology
The Physiology Department is responsible for identifying and quantifying the physical and physiological characteristics that contribute to performance in particular sports and the most effective methods of manipulating these characteristics to enhance the likelihood of success.
Another function of the Physiology Department is to monitor training sessions to allow accurate assessment of the level of stress placed on athletes.
On top of the routine servicing provided by the AIS Physiology Department, there is also a commitment to applied research to further enhance sport performance.
www.ais.org.au /physiology/index.asp   (222 words)

 Physiology Department Graduate Program   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The research interests of the faculty are in the fields of neurobiology, endocrinology, stem cell physiology, membrane biophysics and cellular physiology of heart muscle and kidney.
The Department of Physiology is well equipped for work in electrophysiology, dynamic imaging, neurochemistry, molecular biology and electron microscopy.
The University is situated on a spacious 1,500-acre campus at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains in the eastern section of Salt Lake City.
library.med.utah.edu /physio/grad_program.html   (760 words)

 Bibliographic Essays: Life Sciences in the Twentieth Century   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This may be in part because physiology's close historical relationship to medicine has made it seem more the province of historians of medicine.
There is also the fact that physiology underwent its revolution in methodology over a century ago, with the widespread introduction of physicochemical and experimental methods to supplement descriptive, anatomical work.
Rather than covering the vast array of subjects that rightfully fall under the history of physiology (such as plant physiology and pathology, etc.), I focus on three areas that have been major concerns in the twentieth century: general physiology, neurobiology and endocrinology.
www.hssonline.org /teach_res/essays/allen/allenp6.html   (1687 words)

 About AJP - Cell Physiology
The American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology is dedicated to innovative approaches to the study of cell and molecular physiology.
Studies dealing with integrated regulation of cellular function, including mechanisms of signal transduction, development, gene expression, cell-to-cell interactions, and the cell physiology of pathophysiological states, are also eagerly sought.
Interdisciplinary studies that apply the approaches of biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, morphology, and immunology to the determination of new principles in cell physiology are especially welcome.
ajpcell.physiology.org /misc/about.shtml   (128 words)

Given its integrative nature, evolutionary physiology has a leading role in the discussion about the nature of animal adaptation, and has influenced significantly recent research tendencies in comparative physiology.
It is frequent, for example, that studies in comparative physiology consider individual variation, a key issue in the neo-Darwinian concept of evolution by natural selection, as part of the unexplained variance.
However, to understand how physiology evolves, it is fundamental to understand the scope, origin, and implications of physiological variance, the relationship between this variance and animal ecology, and the role of different sources of variation at different levels of organization.
watson.fapesp.br /Thematic/biol/physiolo.htm   (3257 words)

 Graduate Field of Physiology at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
The science of physiology covers a broad range of pursuits under the umbrella of the definition that physiology is "the study of how living organisms function".
Students may find opportunities for research in behavioral physiology, cardiovascular and respiratory physiology, endocrinology, environmental and comparative physiology, gastrointestinal and metabolic physiology, membrane and epithelial physiology, molecular and cellular physiology, neural and sensory physiology, reproductive physiology and physiological genomics.
In addition to undertaking a research project in the laboratory of a mentor, students are encouraged to learn a number of laboratory techniques available as formal courses or rotations through the laboratories of members of the field.
www.vet.cornell.edu /oge/physiology   (311 words)

 Physiology definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Physiology: The study of how living organisms function including such processes as nutrition, movement, and reproduction.
The word "function" is important to the definition of physiology because physiology traditionally had to do with the function of living things while anatomy had to do with morphology, the shape and form, of things.
The physiology of cells is called cell physiology.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=8223   (326 words)

 Southern Illinois University - Physiology Department Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Physiology is the study of the function of living things.
The undergraduate program for physiology is based in the College of Science and the graduate program is based in the School of Medicine.
Many students who take undergraduate work in physiology go on to medical school, dental school, nursing school, pharmacy school, medical technology or x-ray technology training, etc. Others pursue careers in academia, pharmaceutical industry or government laboratories.
www.siumed.edu /physiology   (226 words)

 Physiology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The mission of the School of Graduate Studies of the Medical College of Georgia is to provide a rich intellectual, academic and research environment for educating students to become leaders in the discovery and dissemination of knowledge, and in its application to human health and disease.
The program in physiology encompasses training in all aspects of physiology, with emphasis on membrane transport, neurophysiology, cardiovascular, renal and central nervous system physiology, as well as reproductive biology, physiological genomics and biotelemetry.
During the first year of graduate study, students will take core courses, be introduced to the research programs of the graduate faculty, and perform several laboratory rotations with faculty members of their choosing before selecting a mentor.
www.mcg.edu /gradstudies/phys.htm   (569 words)

 Physiology Course Work
During the first year of the Physiology Graduate Program, incoming students take a core sequence of courses that includes Physiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Genetics and Molecular and Cell Biology.
Cellular and Integrative Physiology II A physiology course that integrates cellular and organ-based physiology concepts.
The goals of the course are to familiarize the students with topics of current interest; to give each student practice in critical analysis and discussion of data; and to give the students practice in writing scientific critiques.
www.hmc.psu.edu /physiology/gradprogram/courses.htm   (429 words)

The Physiology Graduate Program includes faculty from the three universities, the medical school and various clinical institutions associated with the School of Biomedical Sciences.
The Physiology Graduate Program is comprised of members drawn from across the institutions participating in Kent’s School of Biomedical Sciences.
Resources include laboratories equipped for assessment and visualization of living cells and tissues, cell and tumor culture facilities, electron and scanning electron microscopic, flow cytometry, a transgenic facility, radioimmunoassay facility, and laboratories to assess a variety of metabolic, reproductive, and respiratory functions.
www.kent.edu /biomedical/Physiology/index.cfm   (490 words)

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