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International Union of Physiological Sciences
AbbreviationIUPS
Formation1929; 93 years ago (1929)
TypeINGO
Region served
Worldwide
Official language
English
President
Susan Wray
First vice-President
Susan Barman
Secretary General
Ulrich Pohl
Parent organization
International Council for Science (ICSU)
WebsiteIUPS Official website

The International Union of Physiological Sciences, abbreviated IUPS, is the global umbrella organization for physiology.[1]

IUPS aims to facilitate initiatives that strengthen the discipline of physiology. IUPS is a scientific union member of the International Council for Science (ICSU),[2] and is accredited with the World Health Organization (WHO). The Union is composed of 54 National Members, 10 Associate Members, 2 Affiliated Members, 5 Regional Members and 5 Special Members.[2] IUPS organizes an international congress every 4 years and, in association with the American Physiological Society publishes the review journal Physiology. in 2020 it established the journal Physiome to publish and curate mathematical models of physiological systems, the Physiome.[3]

Since 2010 IUPS has participated in the interdisciplinary activities of Bio-Unions/ICSU.[4]

Congresses

Previous Presidents

Previous Secretaries General

Structure

There are eight Commissions [8]

  1. Locomotion
  2. Circulation & Respiration
  3. Endocrine, Reproduction & Development
  4. Neurobiology
  5. Secretion & Absorption
  6. Molecular & Cellular
  7. Comparative: Evolution, Adaptation & Environment
  8. Genomics & Biodiversity

References

  1. ^ IUPS About Us.
  2. ^ a b IUPS, International Union of Physiological Sciences. Scientific Union Member. Retrieved 02 June 2015.
  3. ^ Hunter, Peter J.; Borg, Thomas K. (March 2003). "Integration from proteins to organs: the Physiome Project". Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology. 4 (3): 237–243. doi:10.1038/nrm1054. ISSN 1471-0080.
  4. ^ Bio-Unions/ICSU. Retrieved 02 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Eric Neil | RCP Museum". history.rcplondon.ac.uk. Retrieved 2022-05-16.
  6. ^ "Chan, Julie Y.H. – ITRBM". Retrieved 2022-05-16.
  7. ^ Cepeda, Carlos; Tanaka, Tatsuya; Stutzmann, Jean-Marie; Korn, Henri (2009). "Robert Naquet (1923-2005):The Scientific Odyssey of a French Gentleman". Epilepsy & Seizure. 2 (1): 1–16. ISSN 1882-5567.
  8. ^ IUPS, About Us. Commissions. Retrieved 02 June 2015.