Department of Physiology


Brian Gulbransen, Ph.D. Receives the 2016 Beverly Petterson Bishop Award for Excellence in Neuroscience

$20,000 will be awarded to the Department of Physiology at Michigan State University on behalf of Dr. Gulbransen for use in his research program.

Research With an Eye to Improving Retinopathy Treatment

Julia Busik, an associate professor of physiology in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, is focused on cell therapies to promote blood vessel repair in the eye.

Brian Gulbransen, Ph.D. on the cover of Cell & Molecular Gastroenterology & Hepatology

In January's issue of Cell & Molecular Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Brian Gulbransen, Ph.D. and colleagues show how enteric glia mediate neuron death in colitis "Our work provides the first evidence of glial activation as a driver of enteric neurodegeneration."

Congratulations NatSci Faculty and Staff Award Winners

Pictured from left to right are Dr. C. Lee Cox (department chair),  Dr. Susanne Mohr (CNS Teacher-Scholar Award Winner), Amy Porter (CNS Staff Employee of the Year) and L. Karl Olson (CNS Undergraduate Teaching Award).

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