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2018 Symposium Proposal Submission

ASPET is seeking proposals for symposia to be presented at the ASPET Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2018 in San Diego, California, April 21-25, 2018.

Botanical Dietary Supplements From the Perspective of a Researcher

An interview with Dr. Atieh Hajirahimkhan, a Post-doctoral Research Associate in Dr. Judy Bolton’s laboratory in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy at the University of Illinois. 

Congratulations to the 2017 ASPET Scientific Achievement Award Winners

Read more about this year’s award winners and their achievements.

ASPET NewsBrief — January 11, 2017

Award winners, election news, journal updates, and more.

2017 ASPET Election Now Open

All regular, postdoctoral, and emeritus members are invited to vote in the 2017 election for ASPET Council and Division officers.  The deadline to vote is Friday, February 10, 2017, 5:00PM EST.  Vote Now!

$500,000 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research

Nominations for the 2017 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, one of the nation's largest and most prestigious scientific awards, are being accepted now through March 1, 2017.

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Federal Agencies Funded Through April 28, 2017 Under New CR

On December 9 the Senate passed the House-approved “continuing resolution” (CR) extending funding for federal agencies from December 10, 2016 through April 28, 2017

ASPET Applauds Passage of 21st Century Cures Act as Additional Investment in Biomedical Research

ASPET commends legislators and President Obama for the final passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, which has now been signed into law.

21st Century Cures Act Ready for POTUS After Senate Passage

The Senate followed the House in in an overwhelming 94-5 vote in support of the 21st Century Cures Act. According to The Hill, it is expected to be signed into law by the President very quickly.

House GOP Introduces CR to Prevent Government Shutdown

House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers has introduced short-term CR (H.R. 2028) to prevent a government shutdown and continue funding for federal programs and services until April 28, 2017.

U.S. House of Representatives Approves 21st Century Cures; Bill Heads to Senate

The House on November 30 approved the 21st Century Cures Act , 392-26, amended by a Manager’s Amendment submitted by House Energy and Commerce Chair Fred Upton (R-Mich.).

DelBene Leads Bipartisan Letter Urging $2 Billion Boost for NIH

More than 160 House members signed the bipartisan letter urging congressional leaders to prioritize biomedical research by increasing funding for NIH. 

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