Organisation profile

Organisation profile

Physiology is a research-based science which "depends on the acquisition of knowledge.  The research in this department is directed towards understanding fundamental mechanisms through humans and animal research. A Well-equipped research lab with all research facilities helps the staff members, postgraduates, undergraduates and research scholars to do their research work. All the faculty members actively participate in a wide spectrum of research activities. The core competencies of the Department of Physiology are:

  • Human Physiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Cardio respiratory
  • Free radical biology and toxicology
  • Stress Physiology
  • Phytomedicine
  • Yoga

The departmental research work is also funded by different research grants. The department faculty is well efficient in training in undergraduate and postgraduate research. The research interests and contributions by members of the department of Physiology is depicted by the contributions by each staff member through research publications in reputed journals. The staff members have also received various prizes for research presentations such as Best poster award, Best paper presentation award, TMA Pai Gold medal. Further, the student’s projects guided by the staff has also been bagged by various awards. The research work in the department has also been funded by BRNS and DBT grants. As a part of the research effort, the department has good number of Ph. D guides who trains the Ph. D students in various research fields. Members of the department are also involved in the collaborative research work. 

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


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