• The Pharmacologist

    Check out the latest issue of The Pharmacologist. The June 2017 issue features a story on The Promise and Perils of Pharmacy Compounding.

  • 2nd ASPET/CNPHARS Joint Meeting

    Announcing the 2nd ASPET/ CNPHARS Joint Meeting in Hangzhou, China from November 2 – 5, 2017

  • Now Accepting - 2018 Award Nominations

    ASPET Awards recognize excellence in scientific research by individuals from all career stages in the field of pharmacology.

  • 2nd ASPET/ADDC Colloquium

    Join us this fall for the 2nd ASPET/ADDC Colloquium on Fueling Innovation: Public Programs Driving Drug Discovery

  • Promote Your Graduate Program in Explore Pharmacology

    Advertise your graduate program in the 2017 edition of Explore Pharmacology.

  • Celebrating

    The ASPET SURF program will be celebrating our 25th anniversary in 2017. Stay tuned for more information.

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June 2017 Issue of The Pharmacologist

Check out the June 2017 issue of The Pharmacologist.

ASPET NewsBrief — June 21, 2017

News on the 2017 strategic plan, the ASPET-ADDC Colloquium, multiple meetings of interest to members, and more.

In Sympathy: E. L. Way, PhD

It is with great sadness we announce the death of Dr. E. L. Way, who passed away on June 12, 2017.  Dr. Way was a member of ASPET since 1947 and served as ASPET President in 1976.

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Pharmacology International June 2017 Issue

The June 2017 issue of Pharmacology International, the IUPHAR newsletter, is now available.

Amendment to ASPET Bylaws

The purpose of the amendment was to provide the ASPET Council the flexibility to expeditiously revise membership categories to better reflect the changing needs of our community.

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

June 16, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update

Budget and Appropriations Watch; Indirect Costs

ASPET Submits Testimony to Congress on the Importance of NIH Funding

The House and Senate appropriations committees recently solicited testimony on funding priorities as they prepare their fiscal year (FY) 2018 spending bills.

June 2, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update

Bipartisan support for NIH continues in wake of POTUS proposed cuts; FY 18 appropriations slog; NIH updates

May 26, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update

POTUS releases full-budget request; Concern from both sides of aisle on proposed cuts to NIH; FY 2018 budget process begins; Sequestration watch?


ASPET Joins Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research in Ads Thanking Congress for Support

Today in print issues of the Wall Street Journal and Politico, ASPET joined the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research and 300 other organizations in ads thanking Congress for its support of medical research.


ASPET Response to President Trump’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Full Budget Request

ASPET expresses deep concern regarding the proposed cuts to NIH in President Trump’s recently released fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget request.


Past ASPET Science Policy News

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

Journal Highlights

JPET Highlight: Selexipag Active Metabolite ACT-333679 Displays Strong Anticontractile and Antiremodeling Effects but Low β-Arrestin Recruitment

JPET Highlight: σ Receptor Effects of N-Substituted Benztropine Analogs: Implications for Antagonism of Cocaine Self-Administration

JPET Highlight: LX2761, a Sodium/Glucose Cotransporter 1 Inhibitor Restricted to the Intestine, Improves Glycemic Control in Mice

JPET Highlight: Preference for an Opioid/Benzodiazepine Mixture over an Opioid Alone Using a Concurrent Choice Procedure in Rhesus Monkeys

DMD Highlight: Structural and Functional Evaluation of Clinically Relevant Inhibitors of Steroidogenic Cytochrome P450 17A1

DMD Highlight: High-Throughput and Reliable Isotope Label-free Approach for Profiling 24 Metabolic Enzymes in FVB Mice and Sex Differences

JPET Highlight: Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Pharmacological Inhibition Decreases Alveolar Bone Loss by Modulating Host Inflammatory Response

JPET Highlight: Edema and Nociception Induced by Philodryas patagoniensis Venom in Mice: A Pharmacological Evaluation

JPET Highlight: Seletalisib: Characterization of a Novel, Potent, and Selective Inhibitor of PI3Kδ

JPET Highlight: The Glycolytic Enzyme PFKFB3 Is Involved in Estrogen-Mediated Angiogenesis via GPER1

MOL Highlight: Developmental, Genetic, Dietary, and Xenobiotic Influences on Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia

MOL Highlight: Purinergic Receptor Transactivation by the β2-Adrenergic Receptor Increases Intracellular Ca2+ in Nonexcitable Cells

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