Privacy Policy

The American Physiological Society (APS) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the APS web site and governs data collection and usage when you visit our pages. By using the APS web site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement and any modification thereof. Please note that there is a separate policy for data collected through the Members Only site and membership application/renewal process. A copy of this policy can be requested from the APS [email link to Exec Office, topic: Membership Data Use Policy]

Collection of your Personal Information

APS only collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number, when it is needed for services such as facilitating your participation in a Society program, applying for an award, or purchasing journals or other merchandise. APS also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

Some information about your computer hardware and software is automatically collected by APS. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by APS for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the APS web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data in messages on APS listservs, this information may be collected and used by others.

APS encourages you to review the privacy statements of web sites you choose to link to from APS so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information. APS is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the APS and APS family of web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

APS collects and uses your personal information to operate the APS web site and deliver the services you have requested. APS also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from APS. APS may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

APS does not sell, rent or lease its email lists to third parties. APS may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, APS may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analyses, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to APS, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

APS keeps track of the web sites and pages visited within APS, in order to determine what APS services are the most popular and how users find resources within the web site. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within APS to visitors whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

APS web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on APS or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of APS; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of APS, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The APS web site uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize APS pages, or register with APS site or services, a cookie helps APS to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same APS web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the APS features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the APS services or web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

APS secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. APS secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Personal information (such as a credit card number) transmitted is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Children Under Thirteen

APS web site does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website for any feature requesting personally identifiable information (including but not limited to name, email, and/or address).

Changes to this Statement

APS will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect staff and customer feedback. APS encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how APS is protecting your information.

Contact Information

APS welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that APS has not adhered to this Statement, please contact APS at webmaster@the-aps.org. We will use reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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Physiological Reports has published its latest podcast!

Physiological Reports - Author Podcast 12, Dr. Erika I. Boesen

Please join Deputy Editor,  Tom Kleyman and Erika Boesen  as they discuss a recently published manuscript by Dr. Boesen  entitled "Lack of an apparent role for endothelin-1 in the prolonged reduction in renal perfusion following severe unilateral ischemia-reperfusion injury in the mouse”.


Previous Podcasts and Video Abstracts

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Author Podcast 11 Dr. Mathew Piasecki

Author Podcast 10 Dr. Rachel Drew

Author Podcast 9 Dr. Maureen Gannon

Author Podcast 8 Dr. Matthew Muller

Author Podcast 7 Dr. Lori Bogren

Author Podcast 6 Dr. Jun Sun

Author Podcast 5 Scott Stephens and Mahendra Damarla

Author Podcast 4 Judy Blaine

Author Podcast 3 Don Kohan

Author Podcast 2 Jonathan Street

Author Podcast 1 Chet Ray

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Experimental Biology joint virtual issue 2017

Joint Virtual Issue - Experimental Biology 2017

Reflecting the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of life science research, this collection brings together articles published in the journals of the Biochemical Society, the British Pharmacological Society, ASPET and The Physiological Society. Key topics highlighted include neurobiology, gastrointestinal biology, obesity, nutrition, and epigenetics.

All articles are free to read until 31 May. We hope you enjoy our collection!


Neurobiology

The repair Schwann cell and its function in regenerating nerves
The Journal of Physiology | K. R. Jessen & R. Mirsky | 10.1113/JP270874

What do we really know about newborn infant pain?
Experimental Physiology | Maria Fitzgerald | 10.1113/EP085134

Retrograde apoptotic signaling by the p75 neurotrophin receptor
Neuronal Signaling | Amrita Pathak & Bruce D. Carter  | 10.1042/NS20160007

Extracellular matrix inflammation in vascular cognitive impairment and dementia
Clinical Science | Gary A. Rosenberg | 10.1042/CS20160604

Ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase L1 (UCH-L1): structure, distribution and roles in brain function and dysfunction
Biochemical Journal | Paul Bishop et al | 10.1042/BCJ20160082

Relaxin’ the brain: a case for targeting the nucleus incertus network and relaxin-3/RXFP3 system in neuropsychiatric disorders
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology | Jigna Rajesh Kumar et al | 10.1111/bph.13564

Pharmacological comparison of a nonhuman primate and a rat model of oxaliplatin-induced neuropathic cold hypersensitivity
Pharmacology Research & Perspectives |Yuka Shidahara et al | 10.1002/prp2.216


Gastrointestinal biology

Endogenous and exogenous control of gastrointestinal epithelial function: building on the legacy of Bayliss and Starling
The Journal of Physiology | Kim E. Barrett | 10.1113/JP272227

Leptin modifies the prosecretory and prokinetic effects of the inflammatory cytokine interleukin-6 on colonic function in Sprague–Dawley rats
Experimental Physiology | Maria M. Buckleyet al | 10.1113/EP085917

Gastrointestinal transport of calcium and glucose in lactating ewes
Physiological Reports | Stefanie Klinger et al | 10.14814/phy2.12817

Foxa2 and Hif1ab regulate maturation of intestinal goblet cells by modulating agr2 expression in zebrafish embryos
Biochemical Journal | Yun-Ren Lai et al| 10.1042/BCJ20160392

Age-associated modifications of intestinal permeability and innate immunity in human small intestine
Clinical Science | Angela L. Mani et al|10.1042/CS20150046

Prescription behavior for gastroprotective drugs in new users as a result of communications regarding clopidogrel – proton pump inhibitor interaction
Pharmacology Research & Perspectives | Willemien J. Kruik-Kollöffel et al| 10.1002/prp2.242

Octreotide s.c. depot provides sustained octreotide bioavailability and similar IGF-1 suppression to octreotide LAR in healthy volunteers
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology | F Tiberg et al| 10.1111/bcp.12698

Hydrogen sulphide protects against NSAID-enteropathy through modulation of bile and the microbiota
British Journal of Pharmocology |RW Blackler et al| 10.1111/bph.12961


Obesity

Resveratrol supplementation of high-fat diet-fed pregnant mice promotes brown and beige adipocyte development and prevents obesity in male offspring
The Journal of Physiology | Tiande Zou et al | 10.1113/JP273478

Oxidative stress and immunosenescence in spleen of obese mice can be reversed by 2-hydroxyoleic acid
Experimental Physiology | Alina Gheorghe et al | 10.1113/EP086157

Similar degrees of obesity induced by diet or aging cause strikingly different immunologic and metabolic outcomes
Physiological Reports | Kanthi B. Krishna at al | 0.14814/phy2.12708

Energy balalance, body composition, sedentariness and appetite regulation: pathways to obesity
Clinical Sciences | Mark Hopkins et al | 10.1042/CS20160006

New insight on obesity and adipose-derived stem cells using comprehensive metabolomics
Biochemical Journal |Annalaura Mastrangelo at al | 10.1042/BCJ20160241

A selective GPR40 (FFAR1) agonist LY2881835 provides immediate and durable glucose control in rodent models of type 2 diabetes
Pharmacology Research & Perspectives | Yanyun Chen et al | 10.1002/prp2.278

The effectiveness of pharmaceutical interventions for obesity: weight loss with orlistat and sibutramine in a United Kingdom population-based cohort
British Journal of Clinical Pharmocology | IJ Douglas et al | 10.1111/bcp.12578

Sodium butyrate epigenetically modulates high-fat diet-induced skeletal muscle mitochondrial adaptation, obesity and insulin resistance through nucleosome positioning
British Journal of Pharmocology | TM Henagan at al | 10.1111/bph.13058


Nutrition

Low carbohydrate, high fat diet impairs exercise economy and negates the performance benefit from intensified training in elite race walkers
The Journal of Physiology | Louise M. Burke et al | 10.1113/JP273230

Long term dietary quercetin enrichment as a cardioprotective countermeasure in mdx mice
Experimental Physiology | Christopher Ballmannl et al | 10.1113/EP086091

Undernutrition in pregnancy in mice leads to dysfunctional cardiac muscle respiration in adult offspring
Bioscience Reports |Brittany Beauchamp et al | 10.1042/BSR20150007

Blood triacylglycerols: a lipidomic window on diet and disease
Biochemical Society Transactions | Francis Saunders et al | 10.1042/BST20150235

The potential health effects of dietary phytoestrogens
British Journal of Pharmocology | Ivonne M C M Rietjens at al | 10.1111/bph.13622

Mediterranean diet, dietary polyphenols and low grade inflammation: results from the MOLI-SANI study
British Journal of Clinical Pharmocology |Marialaura Bonaccio at al | 10.1111/bcp.12924


Epigenetics

Late gestational intermittent hypoxia induces metabolic and epigenetic changes in male adult offspring mice
The Journal of Physiology |Abdelnaby Khalyfa et al | 10.1113/JP273570

Multigenerational effects of fetal-neonatal iron deficiency on hippocampal BDNF signaling
Physiological Reports | Mariah B. Blegen et al | 10.1002/phy2.96

Epigenetic inheritance of proteostasis and ageing
Essays in Biochemistry | Cheryl Li & Olivia Casanueva | 10.1042/EBC20160025

Epigenetic regulation of skeletal muscle metabolism
Clinical Science | Kirsten F Howlet &, Sean L McGee | 10.1042/CS20160115

A saga of cancer epigenetics: linking epigenetics to alternative splicing
Biochemical Journal| Sathiya Pandi Narayanan et al | 10.1042/BCJ20160147

Downregulation of the Ca2+-activated K+ channel KCa3.1 by histone deacetylase inhibition in human breast cancer cells
Pharmacology Research & Perspectivesl | Susumu Ohya et al | 10.1002/prp2.228

Therapeutic perspectives of epigenetically active nutrients
British Journal of Pharmocology | M Remely et al | 10.1111/bph.12854