This page provides links to a variety of resources of interest to pharmacologists, including:
This toolkit was designed by the Committee on Graduate Recruitment and Education to provide pharmacologists with resources to use when they are recruiting students into pharmacology. You are invited to use any of the information presented on this page. Or direct interested students to this page to explore the information on their own.
Brochures about Pharmacology
Explore Pharmacology - Graduate studies in pharmacology. To order multiple copies of Explore Pharmacology, please contact Pat Stoute (firstname.lastname@example.org) or go to the ASPET Online Store.
Explore la Farmacología - Graduate studies in pharmacology translated into Spanish courtesy of Dr. María Margarita Salazar-Bookman of the Universidad Central de Venezuela
Medicines by Design - Prepared by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Breakthroughs in Bioscience - A series of illustrated essays, prepared by the Federation of the American Societies for Experimental biology (FASEB) that explain recent breakthroughs in biomedical research and how they are important to society
Research, the Ultimate Adventure - A video featuring Nobel Laureates Gertrude Elion, George Hitchings, and Julius Axelrod talking about how they got interested in research in general, and pharmacology in particular.
Databases and Knowledgebases
Cytochrome P450 Knowledgebase - integrated informational resource on cytochrome P450s
ExploreDNA - website devoted to understanding DNA and its relevance to everyday life
GeneMap - latest update from the Human Genome Project
Knowledge Objectives and Essential Drug List - compiled by the Association of Medical School Pharmacology Chairs
NC-IUPHAR - official database of the IUPHAR Committee on Receptor Nomenclature and Drug Classification
PharmGKB - pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics knowledge base
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
NIH includes links to health information and grant information and forms. NIH history site.
National Library of Medicine
National Science Foundation
USA.gov - a portal to all web pages for the U.S. Goverment
Societies and Professional Organizations
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
American Board of Clinical Pharmacology
American College of Clinical Pharmacology
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
American Heart Association
American Psychological Association - Division of Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse
American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP)
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Association of Medical Pharmacology Chairs (AMSPC)
Austrian Pharmacological Society (APHAR) - in German
Behavioral Pharmacology Society
BIO - the Biotechnology Industry Organization's Web site.
Brazilian Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
British Pharmacological Society
Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
College of Problems of Drug Dependence
European Behavioural Pharmacology Society
FASEB - home page of the Federation of American Societies of Biology of which ASPET is a constituent society. This site has links to the other FASEB society Web sites, the FASEB career resources site, FASEB summer research conferences, and more
Find out how you benefit from ASPET being a member of FASEB.
French Society of Pharmacology
International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacology
International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics
IUPHAR - International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology
Research!America - An Alliance for Discoveries in Health
Safety Pharmacology Society
Society for Neuroscience
Society of Toxicology
U. S. Pharmacopeia - official public standards-setting authority for all prescription and over-the-counter medicines, dietary supplements, and other healthcare products manufactured and sold in the United States.
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