Welcome to the Department of Physiology

The Department is centrally embedded in the Faculty of Medicine with strong links to hospital-based research institutes across Toronto. We also have close ties with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the allied Health Sciences.  Read more


We are delighted to welcome Dr. Graham Collingridge as Physiology's Incoming Chair.  Until he officially steps into the position, we are very pleased to announce that Dr. Denise Belsham is serving as Acting Chair.


 Macallum Lecture 2015Our sincere thanks to Dr. Mitchell Lazar (University of Pennsylvania) for his outstanding lecture on May 13th.  Dr. Lazar was also the Keynote Speaker at Physiology's Annual Research Day (FIP) on May 14th. 

photo:  Dr. Patricia Brubaker, Dr. Mitchell Lazar and Dr. Graham Collingridge