New research, featured symposia and information on plenary sessions and workshops to be presented at the 2014 Comparative Approaches to Grand Challenges in Physiology meeting in San Diego. View the full meeting program at http://ow.ly/BEI2K.
25-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT
Many astronauts experience a dip in aerobic capacity during long space flights which can impair their ability to perform complex and demanding routine tasks. In an article published in the Journal of Applied Physiology, NASA researchers find that...
29-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Harvard researchers find that a single bout of stress during pregnancy can affect allergy and asthma susceptibility in neonates. The article is published in AJP – Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology and was chosen one of this month’s...
30-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
The American Physiological Society (APS) is pleased to announce the recipients of its five summer fellowship programs for 2014. Fellows spend an average of 10 weeks in the laboratory of an established scientist and APS member.
22-Jul-2014 1:55 PM EDT
In research published in AJP - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, researchers used the herbal extract triptolide on human pancreatic cancer cells and tissue in culture. Administration of the herb decreased GRP78 protein in the cells, thereby...
1-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Researchers use stem cells therapy to “recondition” abnormally functioning donor lungs that were deemed unusable for transplantion. Study could have implications for increasing the supply of suitable donor lungs. The article is published in AJP...
30-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Highlights from APS President Kim E. Barrett’s special EB symposium series “Multiscale Physiology: Linking Cellular and Molecular Insights to the Health of Organisms and Populations.”
27-Apr-2014 3:00 AM EDT
James M. Anderson, MD, PhD; Kazuhiro Nakamura, PhD; and Michael Joyner, MD receive three of APS’s most prestigious awards. Each will present special lectures at the Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego.
26-Apr-2014 3:00 AM EDT