• Annual Meeting

    We are very excited to showcase our new website for the 2016 ASPET Annual Meeting. Visit the microsite to access information on the meeting program, abstracts, awards, and more!

  • Joint ASPET/ADDC Colloquium

    Join us for an EB2016 post-meeting colloquium on Drug Discovery in Academia: Recent Successes and Emerging Opportunities

  • Now Accepting - 2016 Award Nominations

    ASPET Awards recognize excellence in scientific research by individuals from all career stages in the field of pharmacology. Nominate a colleague or a mentor before September 15, 2015!

  • Announcing the ASPET Big Ideas II Initiative

    Members are invited to put forth their best ideas for projects in the second cycle of the ASPET Big Ideas Initiative. Submit your initial proposal by Monday, September 28, 2015.

  • Join the Division for Cancer Pharmacology

    The Division for Cancer Pharmacology serves members with research interests in cancer pharmacology. Join the division as a primary or secondary member and make it a success!

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ASPET NewsBrief - Current Issue: September 02, 2015

Take a look at what's happening at ASPET. View the current edition of our eNewsletter.

ASPET Members in the News: Dr.Charles Antzelevitch Joins Lankenau Institute for Medical Research as New Executive Director

Main Line Health has named Charles Antzelevitch, PhD, FACC, FAHA, FHRS, executive director of the cardiovascular research program at Lankenau Institute for Medical Research and director of research at Lankenau Heart Institute.

Nominations for the 2016 ASPET Scientific Achievement Awards are Now Open!

Do you know someone who deserves an award for their excellence in pharmacology and science? Take advantage of your exclusive ASPET membership benefit by nominating them for an ASPET Award!

Nominating a colleague or mentor has never been easier with our NEW Awards Portal. Log in with your ASPET member Username and Password to access the portal and follow the instructions for each award.

ASPET Big Ideas II Initiative

At the annual ASPET Business Meeting in March 2015, Dr. Annette Fleckenstein announced the second cycle of the ASPET BIG IDEAS initiative (BIG IDEAS II). Once again, we are asking members to put forward their best ideas for projects. The goal of this initiative is to let our members take the lead and not only suggest ideas but directly participate in projects that would benefit the Society and the field of pharmacology for many years to come.  

ASPET Members in the News: Dr. Bradley McConnell Honored with a National Institutes of Health/NHLBI R15 Academic Research Career Enhancement Award

Dr. Bradley McConnell of the University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, received a National Institutes of Health/NHLBI R15 Academic Research Career Enhancement Award.

The Pharmacologist - June 2015 Issue Now Available!

The June 2015 issue (Volume 57, Issue 2) of the The Pharmacologist is available! The new issue features a feature story on how horseshoe crabs save millions of human lives. Also in this issue, get a gist of the ASPET Annual Meeting at EB 2015, respond to our call for award nominations, and congratulate winners of the 2015 best abstract competition and division oral sessions.

To download a PDF copy of the June issue, first click on the "share" icon below the flipbook and then choose "download" from the menu options. 

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August 31, 2015 Legislative Update: Countdown to a showdown — Lawmakers return to Washington

Countdown to a showdown; Lawmakers return to Washington in just a few days with next year’s budget resting on the actions taken in the first legislative days. The House is up first and will have to pass a short-term funding bill to avoid a government shutdown. The Senate, scheduled to be in session for 17 days in September, will have a few more days to address any House-passed continuing resolution.

Industry Reacts to FDA Draft Quality Metrics Guidance

On August 24th, the FDA held a public meeting to discuss its plan to request quality metrics from drug manufacturers. The meeting was the first opportunity for the agency and industry to publicly discuss the plan since FDA released its draft guidance in July.

ASPET Encourages Community to Respond to Request for Comments on Regulatory Burden

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently announced that it is seeking feedback on ways to reduce unnecessary reporting burden for recipients of federal grants and contracts.

August 14, 2015 Legislative Update: House Leaders Plan for a Continuing Resolution as Congress Adjourns for Summer Recess

Despite the House and Senate Appropriations Committees approving all 12 of their annual spending bills for the first time in six years, both legislative bodies have adjourned for summer recess without a budget agreement.

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