Physiology & Pharmacology

The department offers a unique environment for research and training that combines elements of Molecular Physiology and Pharmacology with Chemical Biology to create a synergistic and highly collaborative atmosphere.

Dr. Habecker to Present Lecture at ISAN this Summer in Germany

Beth Habecker, Ph.D., a professor in the department of physiology & pharmacology, will present a lecture titled,"Post-infarct remodeling of cardiac sympathetic nerves and arrhythmia,"at the International Society for Autonomic Neuroscience meeting in Germany this summer. Full story

Dr. Duvoisin Recognized for Audacious Goal in Vision Research

Winning submissions for the National Eye Institute’s (NEI) Audacious Goals challenge have been announced, and OHSU scientist Robert Duvoisin, Ph.D., was awarded for a forward-looking idea that could restore vision using opto-electronic stimulation. Full story

Upcoming Events

New Faculty

Kimberly Beatty, PhD
The overarching goal of The Beatty Group is to develop chemical probes that advance our understanding of microbial pathogenesis and cancer.Full story

Lectures and Seminars

The department hosts four premier, endowed lectures each year. Also, as a part of the Departmental Seminar series and often in collaboration with other OHSU units, we are proud to host a range of speakers from across the nation and around the world. Learn more