Department: Human Physiology

Department: Human Physiology

Paul C. Leavis, PhD

Scholarly, Research, and/or Practice Interests Peptide inhibitors of leptin signaling in normal and abnormal cellular function, protein and peptide chemistry Selected Publications Tao, T., Gong, B.L. and Leavis, P.C., Troponin I as a molecular switch in skeletal muscle regulation, Science, 247; 1339-1340, 1990. Coppin, C.M. and Leavis, P.C., Quantitation of liquid crystalline ordering in F-actin solutions, Biophys. […]

Peter M. Kang, MD

Scholarly, Research, and/or Practice Interests The molecular mechanisms involved in cardiac apoptosis, and the contribution of cardiac apoptosis to the progression to heart failure. Particularly, we are characterizing the role of caspase-independent apoptosis in heart using both in vitro and in vivo models, and examining several strategies to inhibit apoptosis in heart. The mechanism and […]

PhD in Human Physiology

Opportunity On any criteria you can name, the educational experience you’ll find as a graduate student at BU College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College comes down to an outstanding—and rare—opportunity. Renowned Faculty Consider our faculty, for example. In the PhD in Human Physiology program, you’ll have the chance to work with and be […]

Master of Science in Human Physiology

In the MS in Human Physiology program, you’ll have the opportunity to select a specialized area for research and study. As part of our broad course requirements, we offer two distinct concentrations so you can choose the track that’s right for you: Research or Accelerated. Note that the Master of Science Program in Human Physiology […]

Minor in Human Physiology

If you’d like to enhance your knowledge of human physiology, anatomy, neuroscience, exercise science, or nutrition, a minor in human physiology may be what you’re looking for. With the help of a departmental faculty advisor, you’ll plan a program of five courses to meet your objectives, starting with a strong foundation of prerequisite courses in […]

Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology

Want a head start on medical school? Our BS in Human Physiology program has the premedical courses already built in. With its focus on human biology and additional coursework in anatomy and physiology, it’s an excellent alternative to a traditional biology degree for anyone seeking a career in medicine. Graduates who go on to medical […]