A Community of Discovery
APS members work at the frontiers of science to advance our understanding of life and health. Their efforts are leading to treatments for the deadliest and most debilitating diseases affecting humans and enhancing our understanding of topics like genetics, neuroscience, obesity and sex differences. You can be part of this vibrant community.
APS Live: EB Featured TopicsJoin us daily May 26–29 for a week of webinars covering featured topics and professional development sessions scheduled for presentation at the 2020 American Physiological Society annual meeting at Experimental Biology. Space is limited so register early.
COVID-19 ResourcesAPS has collected journal articles, resources, news articles and other information to keep you informed and help you work smarter and more efficiently from home.
The Physiologist Magazine
Smart, complex, interesting, talented and so much more…APS members are fascinating, and not just because of the work they do. Our new magazine shines the spotlight on you. Read more…
FunctionFunction provides a high caliber and broad spectrum open-access platform for researchers to publish their major advances in basic, translational, and clinical sciences. From organelles to organisms, Function seeks papers that contribute to defining the mechanistic basis of living systems in health and disease and extending the physiological understanding of biological function.
Advancing Physiology through Education
Supporting Physiology Education at All LevelsFor many, the love of physiology starts in the classroom. APS supports our members’ passion for teaching physiology to the next generation. We provide a wide variety of resources and programs built around the needs of physiology educators.
Our Members Making a Difference
Karla Haack, PhDLecturer, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, Kennesaw State UniversityAPS member since 2013 Sharing theJoys of Physiology with Students
Teaching physiology to the nurses and exercise scientists of tomorrow.
Learn more about Karla's research.
Ann Schreihofer, PhD, FAHA, FAPSProfessor, Department of Physiology and Anatomy, University of North Texas Health Science CenterAPS member since 1993 Exploring theBrain Heart Circulation Link
Understanding the brain’s role in regulating blood pressure in the arteries.
Learn more about Ann's research.
Jennifer Pluznick, PhDAssociate Professor of Physiology, The Johns Hopkins School of MedicineAPS member since 2002 Learning howSmell Receptors Affect the Gut
Exploring the relationship between olfactory sensors and the gut microbiota.
Learn more about Jennifer's research.