Medicine has been taught at the University of Oxford for at least eight centuries, producing a succession of famous figures and landmarks in research and learning. Whilst the Department in its current form is only just over a decade old, physiology and anatomy have played an important role in the history of medicine at Oxford since the beginning.
Explore the links below to learn more about the history of physiology, anatomy and genetics at the University of Oxford.
Women in Physiology
In 2017, the Department celebrated the centenary of pioneering women in physiology at Oxford.
Take a moment to view the video below, as their legacy to science, the University and the Department is inspiring.
Find out more about Women in Oxford Medical Sciences (Medical Sciences Division website).