A Community of Discovery
APS members work at the frontiers of science to advance our understanding of life and health. Their efforts are leading to treatments for the deadliest and most debilitating diseases affecting humans and enhancing our understanding of topics like genetics, neuroscience, obesity and sex differences. You can be part of this vibrant community.
A New Vision for APSFinding fresh ways to showcase the achievement of our members, provide the most value to young researchers and support the discipline of physiology are top priorities for APS. Watch as Executive Director Scott Steen lays out the vision for the future of the Society.
APS Annual Meeting at EB
Abstract submission is now openLearn more about the exciting program we’re planning and submit your abstract today.
The Physiologist Magazine
Smart, complex, interesting, talented and so much more…APS members are fascinating, and not just because of the work they do. Our new magazine shines the spotlight on you. Read more…
Recognizing Excellence in PhysiologyAPS provides more than $1 million in awards and grants each year to recognize excellence in physiological research and education as part of our mission to advance scientific discovery, understand life and improve health. These awards are a vital investment in researchers of all career levels and in the future of physiology.
Advancing Physiology through Education
Supporting Physiology Education at All LevelsFor many, the love of physiology starts in the classroom. APS supports our members’ passion for teaching physiology to the next generation. We provide a wide variety of resources and programs built around the needs of physiology educators.
Our Members Making a Difference
Jeff M. Sands, MD, FAPSRenal Division Director and Juha P. Kokko Professor of Medicine and Physiology, Emory UniversityAPS Member since 1986 HelpingKids battle rare diseaseDeveloping therapies to improve quality of life for kids with congenital nephrogenic diabetes Learn More
Sue C. Bodine, PhD, FAPSProfessor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Iowa Carver College of MedicineAPS Member since 1989 ProtectingStrong Muscles as We AgeStudying the causes of muscle loss and weakness to help us stay stronger during aging Learn More
David Mattson, PhDProfessor and Chair, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta UniversityAPS Member since 1997 Exploring howSalt Affects Hypertension
Understanding the role of dietary salt intake on patients with high blood pressureLearn More
Discover more about how APS supports and champions our members’ work through grant programs, globally-recognized journals and meetings, career support, member recognition, connections with other scientists, and much more