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The Faculty of the Department of Physiology at WSU SOM are activately engaged in many exciting and cutting-edge areas of research in basic and applied physiology and pathophysiology.

Areas of concentration in the Department include:

  • Cardiovascular pathophysiology and muscle contractility
  • Neural regulation of peripheral organ systems
  • Ischemia and reperfusion injury of heart and brain
  • Basic cellular physiology of endocrine signallin
  • Biochemical and biophysical studies of ion transport, and cellular stress responses
  • Respiratory Physiology and Sleep