Anatomy and Physiology
We are a multi-disciplinary department with responsibilities in instruction, research and continuing education in the disciplines of gross and microscopic anatomy, cell and systemic physiology, pharmacology, and neuroscience.
Highlights in research and teaching
Dr. Fernando Pierucci-Alves seeks to understand how disruptions in transforming growth factor beta (TGFβ)-signaling leads to infertility associated with antisperm antibodies and leukocytospermia.
Dr. Tim Musch, university distinguished professor of kinesiology, and anatomy and physiology, was selected for the 2018 Honor Award from Environmental and Exercise Physiology, or EEP, section of the American Physiologic Society.
Dr. David C. Poole, professor of exercise physiology and co-director of the Cardiorespiratory Exercise Laboratory in the kinesiology, and anatomy and physiology departments, will receive the Edward F. Adolph Distinguished Lectureship Award from the Environmental and Exercise Physiology, or EEP, section of the American Physiological Society.
A National Institutes of Health-funded research project seeks to produce a therapeutic compound that could be administered directly to the lungs in aerosol form.