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Centre for Human & Applied Physiological Sciences


Our research is focused on fundamental questions regarding human physiological function and adaptation in health and disease

We are comprised of biomedical scientists with integrated interests in skeletal muscle, ageing, development, exercise, pain, rehabilitation and the physiology and medicine of aerospace environments.

We are based at Guy’s and Denmark Hill Campuses and have specialist collaborations widely within King’s, across King’s Health Partners and with external organisations including the European Space Agency and the RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine.

Our research is integrative and translational and covers a variety of disciplines ranging from stem cell biology to whole body system physiology.



Our research

Muscle Form & Function

Muscle Form & Function

Understanding the mechanisms regulating cardiac and skeletal muscle mass, function, repair and…

We provide specialist degree programmes as well as hosting doctoral students in a variety of projects.

Aerospace Medicine

Aerospace Medicine

Provide medical graduates with advanced theoretical and practical training in physiology, psychology…



Our departments

Our departments

Visit the other departments of the School of Basic & Medical Biosciences

6 Jul

Mission Discovery

06 July 2020

King's College London Mission Discovery programme is here. This programme is a unique and exciting…