The Physiological Society

The Physiological Society

Charity information

The Physiological Society

Founded in 1876, The Physiological Society is a learned society with over 2900 Members. The majority of our Members are engaged in research into how the body works.

Founded 1876

  • Mission statement

    The Society's charitable objects are to 'promote, for the benefit of the public, the advancement of physiology, and facilitate the intercourse of physiologists both at home and abroad, and thereby contribute to the progress and understanding of biomedical and related sciences and the detection, prevention and treatment of disease, disability and malfunction of physical processes in all forms of life'.

  • Aims

    The Physiological Society aims to:

    • To support education in physiology.
    • To support physiological research through publications and scientific meetings.
    • To support our membership and maintain our operations.
    • To communicate the importance of physiology.
  • Overview

    Established: May 1876

    Registered Charity Number: 211585

    Board members: 20

    Full time staff: 18

    Part time staff: 7

    Phone number: 02072695713

    Address: Verulam Street London WC1X 8LZ

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