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American Physiological Society

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Founded 1887 "to foster basic and applied bioscience." Over 10,000 members.

Official Website:
http://www.the-aps.org/

Founding Date:
1887

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Peter Agre
Biologist
30-Jan-1949   Water channels of cell membranes
Frederick G. Banting
Scientist
14-Nov-1891 21-Feb-1941 Discovered insulin
Walter Bradford Cannon
Scientist
19-Oct-1871 1-Oct-1945 Fight or flight response
Anton J. Carlson
Biologist
29-Jan-1875 2-Sep-1956 The Machinery of the Body
André F. Cournand
Scientist
24-Sep-1895 19-Feb-1988 Cardiac catheterization
Harvey Cushing
Doctor
8-Apr-1869 7-Oct-1939 Cushing's Syndrome
Joseph Erlanger
Scientist
5-Jan-1874 5-Dec-1965 Nerve conduction
Herbert S. Gasser
Scientist
5-Jul-1888 11-May-1963 Nerve conduction
Haldan K. Hartline
Scientist
22-Dec-1903 17-Mar-1983 Physiology of the retina
Louis J. Ignarro
Scientist
31-May-1941   Nitric oxide as a cardiovascular signal
John Macleod
Scientist
6-Sep-1876 16-Mar-1935 Helped discover insulin
David J. Skorton
Educator
22-Nov-1949   President, Cornell University
Jens C. Skou
Scientist
8-Oct-1918   ATPase researcher
John R. Vane
Scientist
29-Mar-1927 19-Nov-2004 Prostaglandins


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