Institut für 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 for 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.

New Publications

Y. Prudat, RV. Madhvani, M. Angelini, NP. Borgstom, A. Garfinkel, HS. Karagueuzian, JN. Weiss, E. de Lange, R. Olcese, JP. Kucera. Stochastic pacing reveals the propensity to cardiac action potential alternans and uncovers its underlying dynamics. J. Physiol. Epub, 2016 DOI

D. Brönnimann, T. Djukic, R. Triet, C. Dellenbach, I. Saveljic, M. Rieger, S. Rohr, N. Filipovic, V. Djonov. Pharmacological Modulation of Hemodynamics in Adult Zebrafish In Vivo. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0150948, 2016 DOI pdf

H.K. Agarwal, R. Janicek, S.-H. Chi, J.W. Perry, E. Niggli and G.C.R. Ellis-Davies. Calcium Uncaging with Visible Light. J Am Chem Soc 138:3687–3693, 2016 DOI