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Welcome to the Department of Physiologie

Physiology is the science of the processes governing life. It describes the physical, biochemical and information processing functions of living systems at the level of the entire organism, the organs and the cells. The Department of Physiology provides under-graduate and post-graduate education for medical- and life-science students. It carries out research mainly in the field of heart- and neurophysiology. More>>

New Papers

Y. Prudat, J.P. Kucera. Nonlinear behaviour of conduction and block in cardiac tissue with heterogeneous expression of connexin 43. J. Mol. Cell. Cardiol. 76: 46-54, 2014 DOI

H. Swan, M.Y. Amarouch, J. Leinonen, A. Marjamaa, J.P. Kucera, P.J. Laitinen-forsblom, A.M. Lahtinen, A. Palotie, K. Kontula, L. Toivonen, H. Abriel, E. Widen. A gain-of-function mutation of the SCN5A gene causes exercise-induced polymorphic ventricular arrhythmias resembling CPVT. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. Circ Cardiovascular Genetics 7:771-781, 2014 DOI

Bi-Weekly Calendar of Events

Tea Talk

Tuesday 10. Mar 2015

Tuesday 10. Mar 2015 9:50h, tea room

Jonas Streit

To be announced

University of Bern | Department of Physiology
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