Department of Physiology

Chair's Message

Dr. Scott Heximer,


Welcome to the Department of Physiology

The Department is centrally embedded in the Faculty of Medicine with strong links to hospital-based research institutes across Toronto. We also have close ties with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the allied Health Sciences.

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Insulin Centennial

Insulin CentennialIt's been nearly 100 years since insulin was discovered in the Department of Physiology.  Stay tuned for a detailed history, and a schedule of local activities to celebrate this landmark occasion!