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The Physiological Society has a membership of over 3000 scientists covering areas such as exercise performance, why we sweat, how vitamins affect our body, and the causes of obesity, cardiovascular and neurological diseases.
As well as a wealth of expertise within our membership, The Society also publishes the latest research developments in the field in its journals The Journal of Physiology and Experimental Physiology.

If you are looking for an expert on any aspect of physiology, information on one of our journals or The Society’s view on one of the policy areas we work in, please call 020 7269 5721 or email

Press releases

10 November 2014
Researchers at The University of Texas have found that African Americans have impaired blood flow regulation in the brain that could contribute to a greater risk of cerebrovascular diseases.
21 October 2014
Abigayle Driscoll, 11, beat hundreds of entrants in a public vote as part of The Physiological Society's inaugural Bio-bodies bake-off competition.
27 June 2014
A high-fructose, high-fat diet can cause harmful effects to the livers of adult rats, according to new research published today [27 June] in Experimental Physiology