Department of Physiology


Special Issue Published in Dr. Atwood's Honour

This special issue of the Journal of Neurogenetics is in honour of Professor Harold Atwood’s lifetime contributions to the fields of Neuroscience and Physiology. In addition to Harold’s many important scientific discoveries, he also had a profound impact on many of his scientific colleagues and trainees.
Dec 6 / 2018

FRSC Celebration Update

Congratulations to Professors Paul Frankland, Sheena Josselyn and Beverley Orser, newly elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada. Thank you to everyone who joined us for the FRSC Celebration on November 27th honouring our research superstars!  We are delighted to share of few photos of the event.  
Oct 10 / 2018

DAVIDSON LECTURE UPDATE - photo: Margaret Best, Eileen Best, Dr. Debbie Thurmond, Dr. Denise Belsham

Thank you to Dr. Debbie Thurmond and everyone who attended the John K and Mary E Davidson Lecture on November 15th, 2018.   We are delighted to share a few photos of the event!  
Jun 22 / 2018

Min Zhuo In the News

Could the Brain’s Frontal Lobe Be Involved in Chronic Pain? May 25, 2018 Author: Heidi Singer A University of Toronto scientist has discovered the brain’s frontal lobe is involved in pain transmission to the spine. If his findings in animals bear out in people, the discovery could lead to a new class of non-addictive painkillers.
Jun 13 / 2018