Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Physiology


Ward Building EntranceLearn more about the educational components of our work via the links below.

Research Training

The faculty members of the Department of Physiology direct their own independent research programs and are responsible for supervising the research training of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students.

NIH Training Grants

Research training efforts are supported by several interdepartmental NIH training grants, which support the training of both pre-doctoral and postdoctoral students. Learn more about the goals of the multidisciplinary programs via the links below:


The Department of Physiology hosts weekly seminars during the academic year.