The 100th Anniversary of PSJ was celebrated by means of an international Congress, 2023 in Kyoto, Japan

The 100th Anniversary Congress was held from Tuesday, March 14 to Thursday, March 16, 2023 at the Kyoto International Conference Center ( At this memorial 100th meeting, the PSJ looked back over the 100-year history of physiology in Japan, and looked forward to the next 100 years in anticipation of further development.

The Congress was themed “Homeostasis for Sustainability – Toward the Next Century of Physiological Sciences”.

The message is “homeostasis”. It is the fundamental concept of physiological science, and it should be the most critical for the future sustainability of our human life, society and environment of the earth and universe”.

The meeting started from a memorial symposium which brought together eminent presidents of international physiological societies to discuss the research and education of physiology for the next 100 years and was followed by number of lectures and symposia covering a variety of life science fields, as well as poster sessions.

The plenary lectures were given by Shinya Yamanaka, (Kyoto University, a Nobel Laureate), Svante Pääbo (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology) and Bente Klarlund Pedersen (University of Copenhagen).