International Union of Physiological Sciences

International Union of Physiological Sciences
Abbreviation IUPS
Formation 1929
Region served
Official language
Denis Noble
Parent organization
International Council for Science (ICSU)
Website IUPS Official website

The International Union of Physiological Sciences, abbreviated IUPS, is the global umbrella organization for physiology.[1]

IUPS aims to facilitate initiatives that strengthen the discipline of physiology. IUPS is a scientific union member of the International Council for Science (ICSU),[2] and is accredited with the World Health Organization (WHO). The Union is composed of 54 National Members, 10 Associate Members, 2 Affiliated Members, 5 Regional Members and 5 Special Members.[2]

Since 2010 IUPS take part in the interdisciplinary activities of Bio-Unions/ICSU.[3]


The objectives of IUPS are[2]


There are eight Commissions [4]

  1. Locomotion
  2. Circulation & Respiration
  3. Endocrine, Reproduction & Development
  4. Neurobiology
  5. Secretion & Absorption
  6. Molecular & Cellular
  7. Comparative: Evolution, Adaptation & Environment
  8. Genomics & Biodiversity

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