• 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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TCP Informational Interview Series: Dr. Reynold Spector

Reynold Spector, M.D., has served as a full Professor of Medicine at University of Iowa and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey.

ASPET NewsBrief — August 9, 2017

Register for the ASPET-ADDC Colloquium, nominate members for 2018 awards, and more.

ASPET President John Schuetz and his research team at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital featured in Science Daily

ASPET President John Schuetz and his research team at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are featured in Science Daily on their discovery that the survival of a particularly aggressive form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) depends on the production of a small molecule called heme.

CRISPR-Cas9 and the Brain: Commentary From a Symposium Speaker at the ASPET Annual Meeting

In this interview, we will talk with newly minted PhD recipient Alex Sandweiss, from the University of Arizona. 

In Sympathy: James W. Gibb, PhD

It is with great sadness we announce the death of Dr. James W. Gibb, who passed away on June 7, 2017.  Dr. Gibb was a member of ASPET since 1970 and served on several committees. 

Call for 2018 Award Nominations

ASPET is dedicated to recognizing the best research in, contributions to, and accomplishments in all areas of pharmacology.  Nominate a deserving scientist.


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

August 7, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update

Congress Begins Summer Recess; Appropriations to Resume After Labor Day

July 14, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update

Senate postpones summer recess; House appropriations bill boosts NIH, blocks proposed cuts to overhead payments; Debt ceiling looms large

July 1, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update

NIH Director Testifies at Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing, Research Coalition Launches  Petition, NIH Advisory Council Makes Recommendations on Rigor and Reproducibility

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.

Past ASPET Science Policy News

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

Journal Highlights

MOL Highlight: Special Section on Receptors and Receptor Regulation: a Chinese Perspective

DMD Highlight: Comparison of 19F NMR and 14C Measurements for the Assessment of ADME of BYL719 (Alpelisib) in Humans

DMD Highlight: Comparative Evaluation of Plasma Bile Acids, Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate, Hexadecanedioate, and Tetradecanedioate

JPET Highlight: Modeling Human Myocardium Exposure to Doxorubicin Defines the Risk of Heart Failure from Low-Dose Doxorubicin

JPET Highlight: Potential Drug Interactions Mediated by Renal Organic Anion Transporter OATP4C1

JPET Highlight: S1P receptor 1-Mediated Anti–Renin-Angiotensin System Cardioprotection: Pivotal Role of Mast Cell Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Type 2

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

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