About Us

Welcome to the Department of Physiology at the University of Kentucky

The Department of Physiology is a diverse community of basic science researchers. Our areas of research include cardiovascular, neuroscience, metabolic disease and aging. Within those areas of research are 37 primary faculty, 10 joint faculty, 25 trainees and numerous laboratory staff. With over $6M in extramural support in FY15, our award-winning investigators are making major advances in biomedical research. Our training programs are preparing scientists for successful careers in academia, industry and government. Our education faculty touch the lives of almost 1000 undergraduate, professional and graduate students annually.