The Department of Physiology is actively involved in the training of
undergraduate and postgraduate students. The current undergraduate
courses are Medical, Dental and Physiotherapy and there is a 3 year
MD Physiology postgraduate course.
The major areas of research in our department have been Sports
Physiology, Cardiovascular Physiology, Pulmonary Physiology and
Our research has mostly been clinically based.
We also have contributed to Medical Education and Dr. Sheena Singh,
Head of Department is currently the Secretary of the Medical
Education Cell. We have guided several ICMR studentship projects of
undergraduate students as well.
We are affiliated to the Association of Physiology and Pharmacology
of India, and have hosted several Local Branch Post Graduate