W. J. Weidner

W. Weidner

Position Title
Professor Emeritus

Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences
Department of Physical Education, College of Letters and Science

195 Briggs Hall

Research Interests

Cardiopulmonary physiology, avian lung fluid balance


  • NPB 101 Systemic Physiology, Fall
  • NPB 127 Comparative Cardiovascular Physiology, Winter

Professional Societies

  • American Physiological Society


  • 1973 PhD (Physiology) Michigan State University
  • 1971 MS (Physiology) Michigan State University
  • 1968 BA (American Studies) Michigan State University


WJ Weidner, JD Furlow and DS Waddell (2006) Measurement of the filtration coefficient (Kfc)in the lung of Gallus Domesticus and the effects of increased microvascular permeability. J. Comp. Pjysiol. [B] 176: 567-574.

Weidner WJ. Ambit de la fisiologia. California- Cataluyna, les relaciones cientifiques i acadmeiques. Temes de Recerca i Innovacio. Num 2 Generalitat de Catalunya. www.gencat.cat/recerca/temesri (2006)

WJ Weidner, et al. Effect of extracellular fluid volume expansion on the interparabronchial septum of the avian lung. J. Comp. Path. 127:219- 222, 2002

Weidner WJ, LA Selna, DE McClure, and DO Defouw. 1993. Effect of extracellular fluid volume expansion on avian lung fluid balance. Respiratory Physiology 91:125-136.