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physiology - it's the way living things function

Physiology is one of the oldest disciplines of the basic biomedical sciences.  The goal of physiological research is to understand the integrative function of living organisms from the level of molecules through to the whole organism.  While research often involves the use of animals, there's a whole new body of research that also involves molecular biology, biochemistry, cell and organ culture, biophysical techniques, pharmacology, and physiological genomics.  Through the use of this range of techniques, physiologists seek to understand the integration of mechanisms to achieve homeostasis from the molecular level to the whole organism, be it human or animal.

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UNMC Today - April 17, 2014
Research Leadership Award: Kaushik Patel, Ph.D.

UNMC Today - April 4, 2014
Meet Distinguished Scientist Harold Schultz, Ph.D.

UNMC Today - February 6, 2014
Student Senate Officers for 2014 Inaugurated

UNMC Today - December 10, 2013
Irving Zucker, Ph.D., Tapped to Lead Prestigious National Journal

November 19, 2013
2014 Student Senate President and VP

UNMC Today - November 13, 2013
New Faculty Spotlight - Paras Mishra, Ph.D.

Dr. Erika Boesen
PhUn Week at Walnut Grove

UNMC Today - November 15, 2013
Kaushik Patel, Ph.D., Named A. Ross McIntyre, M.D., Ph.D., Professor

UNMC Today - November 11, 2013
Putting The "PH" Back in 'PHUN'

UNMC Today - November 8, 2013
UNMC-UNL Collaboration

The International Society for Hypertension
Krupa Savalia -New Investigator of October 2013

UNMC Today - September 20, 2013
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