A Network Approach to Human Physiology (image) American Physical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption Medical practitioners commonly treat organs in isolation, but Boston University physicist Plamen Ivanov wants to usher in a new paradigm. As he will describe at the 2019 APS March Meeting, 'It's time to view health and disease not only from the perspective of individual organs but from the point of view of their integration,' he said. Ivanov calls the field he's pioneering 'network physiology.' Credit Plamen Ch. Ivanov laboratory Usage Restrictions Journalists may use this image only with appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.