Symposia at Europhysiology 2022 were selected on the basis of submissions by the committees, which were equally composed of the four host societies.

Selected Symposia

The Athlete’s Heart
Chaired by Rikke Buhl, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Copenhagen
, Denmark and Thomas Jespersen, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Contributions of Smooth Muscle Cells and Pericytes to Brain Blood Flow Regulation
Chaired by Martin Lauritzen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark and Christian Aalkjær, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Do Skeletal Muscles Remember They Have Previously Been Trained? The Elephant in The Gym
Chaired by Simone Porcelli, Dept. of Molecular medicine, University of Pavia, Italy and Carl John Sundberg, Karolinska Institute, Sweden

The Dyad as a Signal Integrator that Shapes Ca2+ Changes Underlying Cardiac (Patho)Physiology
Chaired by Llewelyn Roderick, KULeuven, Belgium and Senka Holzer, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Exercise for Heathy Brain Aging: Understanding the Underlying Mechanisms
Chaired by Marc Poulin, University of Calgary, Canada

Extreme Longevity: The Blurry Journey Through Hallmarks and Mechanisms
Chaired by Danilo Bondi, University “G. d’Annunzio” of Chieti – Pescara, Italy and Robert Pignolo, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA

From Human to Superhuman: The Impact of the Microbiota on Physiology
Chaired by Stephen Keely, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland and Kim Barrett, University of California, San Diego, USA

Functional Dynamics of Ion Channels and Transporters
With kindly support of     the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)      &      Nanion Technologies GmbH

Chaired by Klaus Benndorf, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena and Jena University Hospital, Germany and Christoph Fahlke, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany

How to React When Oxygen Becomes Short: O2-Sensing in Cells and Tissue
Chaired by Joachim Fandrey, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany and Katja Ferenz, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Molecular Physiology of Renal Intercalated Cells
Chaired by Jens Leipziger, Aarhus University, Denmark and Jennifer Pluznick, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Multiple Faces of Old Peptides, Oxytocin and Vasopressin
Chaired by Mike Ludwig, University of Edinburgh, UK and Bice Chini, University of Milan, Italy

Neurotransmitter Signalling and Functions in Immune Cells
Chaired by Zhe Jin, Uppsala University,  Sweden

NKCC1 in the Choroid Plexus: Which Way to Go?
Chaired by Helle H Damkier, Aarhus University, Denmark and Eric Delpire, Vanderbilt University, USA

Organellar pH Regulation in Health and Disease
Chaired by Ebbe Boedtkjer, Aarhus University, Denmark and Stine F. Pedersen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Regulation of Metabolism: Circadian Clocks and The Hypoxia Response
Chaired by Karl-Heinz Herzig, Oulu University, Finland

The Role of Vascular Aging in Hypertension and Organ Blood Flow Dysregulation
Chaired by Lars Jørn Jensen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark and Ylva Hellsten, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Single Cell RNA Sequencing: The Next Big Thing
Chaired by Ralf Brandes, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany and Ralf Mrowka, University of Jena, Germany

Research-Based Learning Design and Active Learning Spaces in Physiology Teaching
Chaired by Clare Ray, University of Brimingham, UK, Nicole Schmitt, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Current Information


16 April 2021
Call for Symposia


15 September 2022
Pre-Meeting Symposia

16-18 September 2022
Meeting dates


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