Best universities offering the PhD in Physiology degree programs:

Medical College of Wisconsin (US)
- The Department of Physiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin is one of the top research and training departments in the country.
- Graduates of the PhD program in Physiology are trained for integrative physiology that includes whole animal, cellular, and molecular research.
- MCW is internationally known for its cutting edge research programs. In the federal government's FY 2009, the College received $110 million in NIH funding and ranked 43rd among the nation's 131 medical schools for NIH research funding.

The University of Manchester (UK)
- The Physiology PhD programmes are based on individual research projects that last 3 or 4 years.
- Manchester is ranked 4th in the UK for anatomy and physiology by Guardian University Guide 2010.
- The standard entry requirement is a First/Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject. In certain circumstances, a Lower Second class honours degree supplemented by a Masters degree, or appropriate relevant work experience, may be acceptable.

The University of Iowa (US)
- The PhD in Integrative Physiology is awarded by the Graduate College. Instruction is offered through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
- According to the U.S. News & World Report (2010 edition), 21 UI graduate programs are ranked among the top 10 of their kind at U.S public institutions.

Wayne State University (US)
- The Ph.D. Physiology program offers a core curriculum designed to provide a fundamental knowledge base in: physiology; molecular biology; biochemistry; etc.
- It is listed in The Scientist as one of the Top 40 U.S. Academic Institutions for 2009.

University of Virginia (US)
- The Ph.D. degree is awarded in Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics upon completion of all requirements. Advanced courses may be selected in a wide variety of disciplines, including Physiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Mathematics, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Pharmacology and Bioengineering.
- UVa is ranked 9th in the NRC (National Research Council) Rankings of Top US universities in Physiology (2007).

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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