Medical Physiology
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Medical Physiology is the systematic study of the normal functions of the various systems of the body in addition to how these systems interact with one another. Thus the subject remains one of the cornerstones of medicine.

The discipline of Medical Physiology contributes substantially to the teaching of medical students and students in professions related to medicine. The vibrant research atmosphere associated with the discipline is a major source of postgraduate qualifications every year. The chief research themes are Cardiovascular Physiology, Diabetes, Reproductive Physiology and Tuberculosis.