Department of 
Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Department of 
Cellular and Integrative Physiology
The Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology in the Joe and Teresa Long School of Medicine at 
UT Health San Antonio is renowned for its seminal contributions in many scientific areas including cardiovascular physiology, neurophysiology and the physiological basis of aging. Using sophisticated genetic and molecular tools, our scientists are unraveling the fundamental mechanisms that underlie tissue and cellular physiology; and how these processes are compromised in injury and disease.


Welcome Dr. Carie Boychuk and Dr. Jeffery Boychuk to the department!

Congratulations Candice Van Skike, Ph.D., for her recent acheivements!  Candice was recently awarded the Alzheimer’s Association Postdoctoral Fellowship and Joe H. Ward Jr. and Bettie B. Ward Award for Excellence in the Study of the Biology of Aging.

Congratulations award recipient Stacey Hussong, Ph.D!!
Titled: VA BLR&D Career Development Award (CDA-2)
- VA

Congratulations to Dr. Martin Paukert for receiving his 2nd NIH R01 grant award and being featured in UT Health's Future magazine!
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Congratulations Dr. Veronica Galvan for being her NIH R01 grant award!

Congratulations to Tabita Kreko - Pierce for her Recent publication in the Journal of Cell Science!
Click here to read her article.

Congratulation to Corena Shaffer, Graduate Research Assistant, for her article being featured in the Pipette Gazette!
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Congratulations to Rafael Veraza, Graduate Research Assistant, for his article being featured in the Pipette Gazette!
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Featured Seminar Series

January 22, 2018


Heather Broihier, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Neurosciences 
Case Western Reserve University

“For Whom the Bell Tolls: Toll Receptors Have Distinct Functions in Life and Death Decisions of Neurons”Featured Seminar Series

Medical School Room 444B

  Videoconference to AT&T Room 1.120

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