Department of Physiology and BiophysicsUniversity of Mississippi Medical CenterArthur C. Guyton Research Center2500 N. State St.Jackson, MS 39216-4505
Welcome to the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. Our mission is to maintain the highest possible level of productivity and excellence in research, education and service.
Our researchers use integrative approaches to study cardiovascular, renal, neuroendocrine and metabolic systems in health and in diseases. The department enjoys strong extramural research funding from the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association and other professional organizations.
The department trains undergraduate, medical, dental and graduate students as well as postdoctoral fellows. The PhD program emphasizes research that integrates physiology with genetics, molecular and cellular biology.
Our faculty and graduates have served as leaders in the AHA and the Council on Hypertension, the NIH, the American Physiological Society, the International Society of Hypertension and the Inter-American Society of Hypertension.
The department has a long, proud history of achievements. We invite you to learn more about us through our newsletter and archives.
The Department of Physiology & Biophysics Presents
Impact of Dietary Composition and NR4A2 on Pressure Overload-Induced HypertrophyDr. Sadia AshrafPostdoctoral FellowDepartment of Physiology & BiophysicsSchool of MedicineUniversity of Mississippi Medical CenterVirtual Physiology Seminar via Big Blue Button
Physiology Seminar Series on Big Blue ButtonWednesday, September 23, 202012:00-1:00 p.m.
Congratulations to Osvaldo Rivera-Gonzalez, Graduate Assistant in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics! He is the recipient of an F31 grant from the NIDDK entitled, "Endothelin in Obesity-Induced Insulin Resistance" He will be studying the role of ET-1 and its receptor subtypes, ETA and ETB, in insulin resistance.