About Us

MIP lab

Our department is built on the proud history of nearly 130 years, making it one of the oldest departments of physiology in the United States. Our missions are to enhance understanding of the function of molecules, cells, tissues and organisms with an emphasis on their relation to human biology and medicine, and to contribute to the training of the next generation of research scientists, physicians and educators.

The Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology administrative office is located on the seventh floor of Medical Science II Building in room 7744. The Chair is M. Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D., mbishr@umich.edu. Physiology courses are taught for undergraduate, graduate, medical and dental students. Robust Ph.D. and M.S. training programs are available and a wide variety of research opportunities exist for undergraduate, medical, pharmacy and postdoctoral trainees.

MIP lab

The department contains facilities that serve researchers throughout the University, including the Physiology Phenotyping Core which features an animal model phenotyping facility with emphasis on cardiovascular physiology.