Physiologists have made some of the most important
advances in medicine to date. This page takes you on a
tour the history of physiology.
Q: Who used an open gunshot wound to the stomach to study
gastric function? First measured blood pressure? Discovered
The Timeline of Physiology not only highlights the most significant
advances in the physiology over the 180+ years, but some downright
interesting gems of science.
has identified 46 historical research articles that have proven
vital to the discipline of physiology and the evolution of
modern-day medicine. These articles represent the backbone of physiology.
They are prefaced with essays that explain the importance of the
findings and describe what it was like to be a scientist at the
time these advances were made.
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