ASPET welcomes new President Dr. Annette Fleckenstein, President -Elect Dr. Kenneth Thummel, Secretary-Treasurer Dr. Paul Insel, Secretary-Treasurer Elect Dr. Dennis Marshall, and Councilor Dr. Margaret Gnegy
The Reynold Spector Award recognizes excellence in research and/or teaching in clinical pharmacology.
The David Lehr Research Award is intended to extend funding for preclinical or clinical research directed towards improving human health.
The June issue of The Pharmacologist announces ASPET’s 2015 Call for Award Nominations. Submit your nominations by September 15, 2014.
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.
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ASPET members, tell congress cuts to NIH hurt America’s health.
Dr. Carl L. Faingold, PhD has recently published a book titled Neuronal Networks in Brain Function, CNS Disorders, and Therapeutics with co-editor Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD.
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has announced the requirements and registration information for its “Stories of Basic Science to Medical Advances” Challenge.
Dr. Karpa is launching an inter-professional educational (IPE) program that teaches 3rd year medical students, 2nd year nurse practitioner students, and final year pharmacy students safe and effective medication prescribing.
The closing date for the graduate program ads for Explore Pharmacology is July 31, 2014. This publication will be distributed to over 1,200 undergraduate students who have a direct interest in pharmacology graduate programs.
Recently, I was disheartened to learn of the difficulties that the majority of my peers endure in search of a research-related volunteer position.
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Last year, the NDD United campaign—founded and led by the Coalition for Health Funding (CHF), of which ASPET is a member—released a report to share the stories of individuals harmed by federal budget cuts titled Faces of Austerity: How Budget Cuts Have Made Us Sicker, Poorer and Less Secure.
When the Senate Labor/HHS Appropriations Subcommittee approved its spending bill in June providing NIH a $605 million increase, there was some optimism that Congress would be able to pass some of its funding bills by the time FY 2015 begins on October 1.
ASPET has endorsed Senator Tom Harkin’s (D-IA) proposed legislation, “Accelerating Biomedical Research Act,” that would help increase funding for the NIH.
In a paper published in the June 6, 2014, issue of Nature Biotechnology, NCATS scientists have presented an innovative approach to get more treatments to more people quickly.
The Senate Labor/HHS appropriations bill passed by voice vote on June 10. The FY 2015 Labor/HHS bill provides NIH $30.45 billion, an increase (1.8%) of $605.6 million above the enacted FY 2014 funding level.
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