• 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!

  • 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.

  • Now Available! The June 2015 Issue of The Pharmacologist

    The June 2015 issue of The Pharmacologist is now available! Enjoy reading the latest issue in a flipbook format compatible with all your mobile devices.

  • 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: August 19, 2015

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

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.

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.

Enter FASEB’s BioArt Competition

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) has announced its fourth annual BioArt competition.

Submit captivating, high-resolution images and videos representing cutting edge, 21st century biomedical and life science research. FASEB will select winning images across two image categories: “Fluorescence and Electron Microscopy” and “All Other Life Science Images.” There will also be two video winners.

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.  

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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Science Policy News

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.

NIH Strategic Plan on the Right Track

On July 20, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a draft framework for a five-year strategic plan.

FDA Issues Draft Quality Metrics Guidance

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 28th released draft guidance, Request for Quality Metrics, detailing plans to use quality metrics data to further develop the FDA's risk-based inspection scheduling, to identify situations in which there may be a risk for drug supply disruption, to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of establishment inspections, and to improve FDA's evaluation of drug manufacturing and control operations.

Bipartisan Policy Center Releases Recommendations with FDA Reforms

The Bipartisan Policy Center has released a new report with recommendations designed to spur innovation by reforming FDA policies with several proposed reforms aligned closely with the 21st Century Cures legislation, Inside Health Policy reports.

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