School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine


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

 Physiology abstracts from the 3rd Annual WSU/UM Joint Physiology Symposium