Department of Physiology


Michigan Physiological Society Third Annual Meeting Report (2015-2016)

The Third Annual Meeting of the Michigan Physiological Society (MPS) was hosted by Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI on May 12-13, 2016.

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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