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Welcome to the Department of Physiology

Integrating The Life Sciences From The Genome To Cells To Humans

Physiology By the Numbers

enrolled graduate students
primary faculty members
in NIH funding since 2022
Ranked Department of Physiology in NIH funding nationally in 2021
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The Department of Physiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin is dedicated to quality in research, graduate and postdoctoral training, and medical education. We are currently ranked in the Top 10 of NIH funding to Physiology Departments.  Our research interests are broadly based, with strong programs in cardiovascular, renal, and respiratory physiology, physiological genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, and computational biology.

Our Programs

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Basic and Translational Science Program

It’s one thing to observe something new, but quite another to turn it into improved treatments that positively impact health. Translational scientists do exactly that—translate science and research into real change.

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Master's in Medical Physiology (MMP)

The Master’s Program in Medical Physiology at MCW is a one-year program designed for a college graduate looking to strengthen their academic credentials in preparation for applying to U.S. medical schools.

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Physiology Research

Our research interests are broadly based, with strong programs in cardiovascular, renal and respiratory physiology, physiological genomics, proteomics and computational biology.

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PhD Program in Physiology

The Physiology PhD program at MCW is home to one of the top research and training facilities in the nation and is led by prominent scientists in disciplines such as Cardiovascular Physiology, Genetics & Genomics, Molecular & Cellular Physiology, and many more. As a student within this program, you will receive unsurpassed mentorship and training, and you’ll also benefit from a highly collaborative environment focused on integrative physiology.

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Contact Us

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 955-8266

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