ASPET presents several major society awards on either an annual or a biennial
basis. These awards are given to recognize accomplishments either in
specific areas of pharmacology or contributions to and accomplishments in the
discipline in general. The Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology,
the Division for Drug Metabolism and the Division for Pharmacology Education
also give awards to recognize scientific accomplishment.
Donate to the endowment funds for ASPET Awards
Following up on the recent letter from Dr. John Lazo and Dr. Rick Neubig, you can now donate online to the John J. Abel Award, the Julius Axelrod Award, the Goodman and Gilman Award in Receptor Pharmacology, and the Torald Sollmann Award, and by going to the respective awards pages, you can watch the endowments grow.
2012 Award Winners
2011 Award Winners
2010 Award Winners
2009 Award Winners
2008 Award Winners
2007 Award Winners
2006 Award Winners
2005 Award Winners
2004 Award Winners
All Past Award Winners (pdf)
Guidelines for the Establishment of an Award
Conflict of Interest Guidelines for Awards Committees - Revised July 1, 2012
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow Awards are given to institutions and
to individuals to provide a summer research experience in a pharmacology laboratory
for undergraduates. Mentors must be members of ASPET in good standing. Institutional
Awards are made for three years.
Graduate Student Travel Awards, Minority Graduate Student Travel Awards, Summer
Undergraduate Research Fellowship Travel Awards, Young Scientist and Minority
Young Scientist Travel Awards are a fixed sum plus registration. All
travel awards are inclusive of registration and are given to partially defray
the costs of travel and housing. Applicants must be members of ASPET
in good standing. Applications must be submitted online. Application
forms will be available in the Fall of 2013.
Postdoctoral Scientist Awards are given
by ASPET's Divisions for abstract
submitted by postdoctoral fellows to the Experimental Biology
and winners may be asked to present their research at the Best
Abstract Competition on Sunday evening, April 21 or at a Division
session. Criteria and awards vary among the Divisions.
Graduate Student Best Abstract Awards are given by ASPET's Divisions for abstracts
submitted by graduate students to the Experimental Biology meeting. Finalists
and winners may be asked to present their poster at the Best Abstract Competition on Sunday evening, April 21 or at a Division session. Criteria and awards vary among the Divisions.
The Drug Discovery and Development Young Investigator
Award is given to any young scientist (student, postdoctoral) for best abstract
submitted to Experimental Biology. Applicants do not need to hold a PhD
The Behavioral Pharmacology Division gives a Best Abstract Award to an undergraduate student for an abstract submitted to the Experimental Biology meeting. Applicants for this award will be asked to present their posters at the Best Abstract Competition on Sunday evening, April 21. Posters will be judged based on quality of the abstract, visual construction, and oral presentation of the poster.
Deadlines and ASPET Award Guidelines for 2013 - 2014