Department of Cell Biology & Physiology

The Department of Cell Biology and Physiology is a basic science department within The University of New Mexico School of Medicine.
The department, established in 1997, focuses on the study of biological structure, fundamental cellular and physiological processes and their relationships to human disease. 

The divisions within the department include:

  • Cancer Cell Biology
  • Vascular Biology/Physiology
  • Medical and Graduate Education

Cardiovascular Research Training Program

This non-departmental program provides training for PhD students in biomedical sciences in the first year, followed by in-depth training in the chosen discipline in subsequent years. A training program with a concentration in cardiovascular physiology is available for all pre-doctoral CRTP trainees in the BSGP.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Department of Cell Biology & Physiology is dedicated to advancing a diverse and inclusive workforce that can lead educational, research, and service excellence. We support the mission of the HSC's Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.


Department of Cell Biology & Physiology

Department of Cell Biology & Physiology
Mailing Address
MSC08 4750
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: (505) 272-5556
Fax: (505) 272-9105
Physical Address
149 Fitz Hall