Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Campus

Cell and Molecular Physiology


Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Campus

6525 North Sheridan Road

Maywood, IL 60153

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S., Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Physiology offers a research-oriented Ph.D. graduate program in Cell and Molecular Physiology. Different lines of investigation are very well represented in the department: ion channels (biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, physiology, and pharmacology of Na+, different Ca2+, and K+ channels), intracellular Ca homeostasis in heart and smooth muscle cells, cardiac electrophysiology, excitation- contraction and excitation secretion coupling, cellular physiology of macrophages, protein synthesis and degradation in heart hypertrophy, pathophysiology of septic shock and ischemia, non-linear dynamics as applied to physiological systems, and neurophysiology. The Department is well equipped with state-of-the-art technology in different areas of investigation, such as patch-clamp, intracellular fluorescence measurements of Ca2+, imaging systems, electrophysiology, molecular biology, cell culture,etc.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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