In honor of the 125th anniversary of The American Physiological Society, a history of its founding was just published in Advances in Physiology Education. It reads like a Who's Who list of some of the most important contributors to our understanding of modern physiology. Where would physiology research be in this country without this important society and the hard work of its founding fathers?
To read more about these pioneering men, and the history of physiology in the US, click here.
Ryan KL. APS at 125: a look back at the founding of the American Physiological Society. Adv Physiol Educ 37:10-14, 2013.