Welcome to the Department of Physiology
Professor Matthew Watt, Head of Department
The Department of Physiology was established in 1862 and has a proud history and strong record of excellence in research, research training, learning and teaching, community and media engagement.
A Brief History
The arrival in Melbourne of George Britton Halford on 23 December 1862 signaled the establishment of medical education and research in Physiology in Australia.