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Department of Physiology and Biophysics

Welcome to the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. Our mission is to maintain the highest possible level of productivity and excellence in research, education and service.

Our researchers use integrative approaches to study cardiovascular, renal, neuroendocrine and metabolic systems in health and in diseases. The department enjoys strong extramural research funding from the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association and other professional organizations.

The department trains undergraduate, medical, dental and graduate students as well as postdoctoral fellows. The PhD program emphasizes research that integrates physiology with genetics, molecular and cellular biology.

Our faculty and graduates have served as leaders in the AHA and the Council on Hypertension, the NIH, the American Physiological Society, the International Society of Hypertension and the Inter-American Society of Hypertension.

The department has a long, proud history of achievements. We invite you to learn more about us through our newsletter and archives.

Department of Physiology and Biophysics Seminar Series

The Department of Physiology & Biophysics Presents the Seminar

Sex Differences in Liver Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury
Dr. Frank Spradley
Assistant Professor
Director of
Basic Science Research

Departments of Surgery and
Physiology & Biophysics

The University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson, MS

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
12:00-1:00 p.m.

For more information, call Courtney Graham at (601) 984-1820.


Congratulations to Dr. Michael Ryan, Professor of Physiology & Biophysics, for being  awarded the Beacon Award as part of the 2019 Pillars: Recognition of Service & Inclusive Excellence sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion!