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Physiology - Research

Course overview
The Discipline carries out research in a number of areas including the disorders of the central nervous system, electrophysiology, ovarian physiology, skeletal muscle physiology, diabetes mellitus and liver regeneration.

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have a high honours standard in a relevant academic discipline at primary degree level or equivalent together with the support of an academic staff member who is approved by the College to supervise the research in terms of its nature and scope.

Additionally candidates may be required to submit a research proposal for consideration by the School as part of their application.


GYN41 PhD (Physiology) full-time
GYN42 PhD (Physiology) part-time
GYN43 MSc (Physiology) full-time
GYN44 MSc (Physiology) part-time
GYT41 PhD (Physiology) full-time
GYT42 PhD (Physiology) part-time
GYT43 MSc (Physiology) full-time
GYT44 MSc (Physiology) part-time

Further enquiries

T: 353 91 492 761

Research areas

Areas of interest
- Neurotoxicity, neurodegeneration and neuroprotection
- Reproductive physiology
- Liver microcirculation and regeneration
- Skeletal muscle plasticity and muscular dystrophy
- Epithelial physiology and electrophysiology
- Neuroinflammation, mood disorders and pain
- Gastric function; Diabetes Mellitus

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