• FEATURED FUND

    Help the John J. Abel Award endowment fund grow. The Abel Award honors young investigators who are doing fundamental research in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. Donate Now.

  • 2014 Annual Meeting

    Joint Annual Meeting of ASPET and the Chinese Pharmacological Society at EB 2014 in San Diego, April 26 - 30, 2014

  • 2015 Washington Fellows

    Graduate students and postdocs: Applications are now open for the 2015 ASPET Washington Fellows program!

  • Guide to Member Benefits

    Check out ASPET’s new Guide to Member Benefits for a detailed listing of your benefits. Be sure to take advantage of your membership today!

  • ASPET Members Achieve!

    ASPET recognizes Dr. R. Clinton Webb from the Cardiovascular Pharmacology Division

-Member Login

Forgot your password?

Let's Stay Connected

Find us on the popular social networks

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Youtube

ASPET PARTNERS

FASEB 
IUPHAR 
asmbc 

The countdown begins! The ASPET 2014 Annual Meeting is only two weeks away! Click here to view our program. 

 

Latest ASPET News

ASPET NewsBrief - Current Issue: April 16, 2014

Take a look at what's happening at ASPET. View the current edition of our eNewsletter.

NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) Invites Qualified Candidates to Apply to the Early Career Reviewer (ECR) Program

CSR's Early Career Reviewer (ECR) program was developed to train qualified scientists without prior scientific review experience to become effective reviewers and to help advance their careers by exposing them to peer review.

ASPET Members in the News: Alphonse Ingenito, PhD, publishes book, Drug Therapy: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Dr. Alphonse J. Ingenito's book "Drug Therapy: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow—Basic Fundamentals for the Non-Scientist” was recently published by Dog Ear Publishing. The book is a primer of basic fundamentals of pharmacology and drug therapy intended for the average layperson lacking a scientific background.  

PharmTalk Blog for Young Scientists: Careers in Intellectual Property… and Making the Transition

Recently I made the transition from academic research to a career in intellectual property (IP). Specifically, I made the jump from postdoctoral fellow to my university’s technology transfer office as an intellectual property officer. Given that many of you are probably postdocs or grad students, and that at least a few of you might be interested in careers outside of academic research, I was asked if I could talk a little about IP careers and how I made the transition.  

ASPET Members in the News: Dr. Solomon Snyder's Research Sheds Light on Huntington's Disease

In a recent ground-breaking study, Dr. Solomon Snyder and his team of researchers at Johns Hopkins University have reported that a cellular mechanism in the genetic mutation causes the vast neurodegeneration that ultimately leads to Huntington’s disease.  

The Pharmacologist - March 2014 Issue Now Available!

March 2014 - Volume 56, Issue 1The Pharmacologist has been newly re-designed to reflect our new logo and brand. Check out the March issue, featuring an article by Dr. Rebecca Anderson, Oat Sprouts and the Topliss Tree: Rationalizing SAR. Also in this issue, read about the 2014 ASPET Award Winners, see the complete ASPET Program for EB, and much more.

Past ASPET News and Announcements

Read through our archive of past news and access links to previous eNewsletters, member news, science policy updates, and more.


Science Policy News

April 9, 2014 Legislative Update: House Republicans Release Proposed Budget Resolution for FY 2015

House Budget Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the House Republican budget resolution for FY 2015. The budget proposal intends to cut government spending by more than $5 trillion over ten years. The Ryan budget keeps the FY 2015 discretionary spending caps intact as agreed to by Democrats and Republicans in last December’s budget agreement. However, in FY 2016 the Ryan budget breaches this agreement and increases spending on defense by $43 million while cutting non-defense discretionary spending by the same amount. If the Ryan budget was adopted, it would cut domestic spending 30% below current levels in 2024.
 

ASPET FY 2015 Congressional Testimony Recommends $32 Billion for NIH

ASPET is pleased to submit written testimony in support of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) FY 2015 budget. ASPET recommends a FY 2015 NIH budget of at least $32 billion. 

Congressional Research Service Report Finds NIH Funding 22% lower than in FY 2013

A new Congressional Research Service (CRS) report, A History of NIH Funding, found that adjusting for inflation, FY 2014 funding for the NIH is 22 percent lower than it was in FY 2003.
 

ASPET Sends Letter of Appreciation to Congress for Prioritizing FDA Funding

On January 31, 2014, ASPET sent a letter expressing appreciation to Congressional Appropriators for prioritizing FDA funding in the FY2014 appropriations bill and releasing sequestered users' fees.

Past ASPET Science Policy News

Read through our archive of past science policy updates and news. 

Symposium Proposal button 

Support the Abel Fund 

Annual Meeting Program button 

PharmTalk Blog 

President's Blog