Welcome to the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology

As the largest basic science department in the Cumming School of Medicine, Physiology and Pharmacology and its members represent five of the School's seven research institutes - the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute and the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health.

The strength of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology lies in our outstanding faculty, staff and students, all of whom take pride in a strong commitment to excellence in research and education.

On behalf of our department, you are invited to explore our website. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you wish more information.


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The mission of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology is to support a community of researchers, educators, trainees and staff in a respectful environment dedicated to advancing research, education and service to the community in the Cumming School of Medicine.

Dr. Wallace MacNaughton

Professor

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