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September 2016 Issue of The Pharmacologist

Check out the September 2016 issue of The Pharmacologist.

ASPET NewsBrief — September 14, 2016

Award nominations closing soon, the ASPET Mentoring Network is taking applications, Annual Meeting Program announced, and more.

NIH names Dr. Joshua Gordon director of the National Institute of Mental Health

NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., announces the selection of Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., as director of the NIMH.

ASPET NewsBrief — August 10, 2016

Submit your award nominations, education news, and more in the new ASPET NewsBrief.

ASPET NewsBrief — July 13, 2016

Award openings, Pharmacology 2016 news, new funding opportunity, and more.

2016 Travel Award Winners

ASPET congratulates all travel award winners to Experimental Biology 2016.

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NIH Scientists Publish New Metric to Measure the Influence of Scientific Research

A new metric, known as the Relative Citation Ratio (RCR), will allow researchers to measure the influence of a scientific article, regardless of publication and scientific field.

ASPET Member Nancy Ator Contributes to Newly Released White Paper

The white paper is a collaboration between FBR and other premier scientific groups, including the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology where ASPET member Nancy Ator serves as a subcommittee liaison and contributed to the paper.

NIH Releases Strategies for Communicating Research

The National Institutes of Health released a list of strategies to help scientists make their research more accessible to the broader public.  

Meet FASEB’s New President, Hudson Freeze

On July 1, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) welcomed its new President, Hudson H. Freeze, PhD.

Senate Follows House’s Lead, Sends Bipartisan Opioid Bill to President’s Desk

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement on the Senate’s overwhelming passage of the conference report to S. 524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016.

House Releases Labor HHS Spending Bill

Bill provides a total of $33.3 billion for the NIH, $1.25 billion above the fiscal year 2016 enacted level; $2.25 billion above the President's discretionary budget request.

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