List of famous physiologists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Physiologists study the functions of living organisms. Physiology is the science of understanding the mechanical, physical and biochemical functioning in a living system. The organs, organ systems, cells, and bio-chemical molecules that constitute the living organism are analyzed to understand the physical and chemical functions that take place within the organism. The field of physiology is closely related to anatomy and the two sciences are often studied in tandem. Physiologists conduct research on the organ system and cellular structure of animals and plants. They study processes like respiration, growth, movement, digestion, reproduction, excretion and other functions of living organisms under different conditions. They determine the effects of external environmental factors like presence of pollutants and carcinogens on their life processes and functions. Physiologists may work in hospitals and help in the development of new and improved treatment regimes for patients. One very popular job option is that of exercise physiologist. They study how the body responds to training and exercises and help athletes and sports people to follow a scientifically designed food and exercise schedule. Physiologists may specialize in human physiology, animal physiology, plant physiology, or the sub-branches under any of these fields. This section gives you information about the life and works of various famous physiologists from all over the world.

Albert von Szent-Györgyi Albert Szent-Györgyi
Austrian, Hungarian, American

Ragnar Granit Ragnar Granit
Finnish, Swedish

Charles Brenton Charles Brenton Huggins
Canadian, American

Charles Best Charles Best
Canadian, American
Johann Friedrich BlumenbachJohann Friedrich Blumenbach
German

Walter Bradford CannonWalter Bradford Cannon
American
Santorio SantorioSantorio Santorio
Italian, Slovenian

John Scott HaldaneJohn Scott Haldane
British

Christian Gottfried EhrenbergChristian Gottfried Ehrenberg
German
Paul BertPaul Bert
French
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Brian KobilkaBrian Kobilka
American
Albert von KöllikerAlbert von Kölliker
Swiss

Ernest StarlingErnest Starling
British

Robert RemakRobert Remak
German, Polish

Charles-Édouard Brown-SéquardCharles-Édouard Brown-Séquard
Mauritian
Franciscus SylviusFranciscus Sylvius
Dutch

Nathaniel KleitmanNathaniel Kleitman
Moldovan, American

E. Morton JellinekE. Morton Jellinek
American

Ewald HeringEwald Hering
German

Bert SakmannBert Sakmann
German
John MayowJohn Mayow
British

Sir Patrick MansonSir Patrick Manson
Scottish
Wilhelm Ludvig JohannsenWilhelm Ludvig Johannsen
Danish

Jan Baptista van HelmontJan Baptista van Helmont
Belgian

Charles Robert RichetCharles Robert Richet
French
Emil Heinrich Du Bois-ReymondEmil Heinrich Du Bois-Reymond
German

Jan Evangelista PurkinjeJan Evangelista Purkinje
Czech