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Request for Nominations for the 2017 ASPET Election

The ASPET Nominating Committee requests nominations (including self-nominations) from our members for Council positions for consideration in the 2017 ASPET Election.

Pharmacological Research & Perspectives: About the Journal and Its Future

In this video interview, ASPET member and Editor-in-Chief Darrell Abernethy and Deputy Editor Andrew Lawrence discuss publishing international pharmacology research.

Obituary: Dr. Leonard Cook

Leonard Cook, one of the world's leading psychopharmacologists, passed away on January 30th, 2016 at the age of 91.

2016 Election Results

Congratulations to the newly elected 2016 officers John Schuetz, John Tesmer, and Carol Beck.

Congratulations to the 2016 ASPET Scientific Achievement Award Winners

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

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

Legislative Update: February 9, 2016

Congress will turn their attention to FY2017 upon the release of the President’s budget proposal on February 9th.

FASEB Issues Recommendations on Reproducibility

This week FASEB issued Enhancing Research Reproducibility, a set of recommendations aimed to promote the reproducibility and transparency of biomedical and biological research.

Legislative Update: January 8, 2016

Congress has returned to Washington and the President is set to release his final budget request next month. The appropriations process is expected to ramp up quickly immediately upon its release.

ASPET Joins FASEB in Thanking Congress for Investment in Research

ASPET joined FASEB in applauding Congress for investing in research with letters sent to both Chambers.

Legislative Update: December 18, 2015

President Obama has signed the $1.1 trillion funding bill that will keep the federal government running until Sept. 30, 2016 and provides increases in funding for all of the federal science agencies.

NIH Unveils Strategic Plan for FY2016–2020

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) today released the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan, Fiscal Years 2016–2020: Turning Discovery Into Health.

Past ASPET Science Policy News

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Journal Highlights

MOL Highlight: Biased Type 1 Cannabinoid Receptor Signaling Influences Neuronal Viability in a Cell Culture Model of Huntington Disease

JPET Highlight: The Utility of Impulsive Bias and Altered Decision Making as Predictors of Drug Efficacy and Target Selection

DMD Highlight: Metabolism of Oral Turinabol by Human Steroid Hormone–Synthesizing Cytochrome P450 Enzymes

DMD Highlight: Glucocorticoid Clearance and Metabolite Profiling in an In Vitro Human Airway Epithelium Lung Model

MolPharm Highlight: Dose-Response Analysis When There Is a Correlation between Affinity and Efficacy

MolPharm Highlight: Biological Characterization of an Improved Pyrrole-Based Colchicine Site Agent Identified Through Structure-based Design

JPET Highlight: Dinaciclib Promotes Proteasomal Degradation of Mcl-1 and Enhances ABT-737–Mediated Cell Death in Malignant Human Glioma Cell Lines

JPET Highlight: Creation of Apolipoprotein C-II (ApoC-II) Mutant Mice and Correction of Their Hypertriglyceridemia with an ApoC-II Mimetic Peptide

JPET Highlight: Concomitant Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibition Enhances Myocardial Protection by Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

MolPharm Highlight: A Gene Expression Signature Associated with Overall Survival in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Suggests a New Treatment Strategy

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