Integrative Physiology Laboratory

The Integrative Physiology Laboratory (IPL) concentrates on health-related research across several disciplines using translational approaches that are both cellular and whole-body in scope. The current faculty’s research integrates aspects of cardiovascular function, metabolism, inflammation, hydration and nutrition status, and exercise/physical activity. We evaluate healthy individuals, as well as at-risk populations or those who suffer from chronic diseases, including hypertension, type 2 diabetes, kidney disease, and obesity. The IPL utilizes state-of-the-art applied and basic techniques to accomplish its research goals.


IPL Welcomes Dr. Philip Clifford

AHS and the IPL welcome Dr. Philip Clifford to our ranks as associate dean for research and professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition. Dr. Clifford came to UIC from the Medical College of Wisconsin where he served as associate dean of the Graduate...

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IPL co-sponsors 3rd Annual North American Artery Meeting

UIC-IPL recently co-sponsored the 3rd Annual North American Artery Meeting, held in Chicago, IL (Sept 6-7, 2013). Dr. Fernhall was one of the co-organizers. Seven IPL students presented posters at this year’s meeting. View more details about the event at the North...

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Rep. Peter Roskam visits AHS

U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., came to campus to tour AHS labs on Thursday, Aug. 22. He first met with PT department head Ross Arena and saw research demos by PT faculty Shane Phillips, Alex Aruin and Tanvi Bhatt. Next he headed to DHSP to meet Dean Bo Fernhall who,...

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