University of Illinois at Chicago

College of Medicine

Graduate Program in Physiology and Biophysics


1200 West Harrison Street

Chicago, IL 60607

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.S.;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program provides a broad education in physiology and related disciplines, including biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, molecular biology, neurobiology, pharmacology, and anatomy. Students learn the general principles of physiological function and study the functions of the various organ systems, the cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie these functions, and the control mechanisms that regulate and integrate these functions. The department participates in NIH Training Grant, which provides a thematic training in cellular signaling and signal transduction in the cardiovascular, nervous, gastrointestinal, and endocrine systems.


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

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA).

Locale: Large City

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