The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Physiology Research areas

A broad range of research areas conducted by widely regarded faculty members of the Physiology graduate degree program at Penn State

The Intercollegiate Graduate Degree Program in Physiology at Penn State offers a broad range of research areas, conducted by faculty, all of whom are widely regarded in their respective fields. State-of-the-art labs offer hands-on learning experiences to graduate students. Students are exposed to body systems at all levels - molecular, cellular, tissues, organs - and study a wide range of human diseases and conditions.

We invite you to explore the research areas below and encourage you to contact us with questions.


  Aging, Exercise and Muscle Biology












  Cancer, Immunology and Inflammation






  Cardiovascular Regulation and Disease