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ASPET takes an active role in government affairs and advocacy efforts, advising governmental organizations on pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, as well as providing members updates of how new legislation might affect their field of practice.

For the all of the latest ASPET public policy news, visit the sections below and subscribe to ASPET's policy updates and news RSS feed.

Policy Updates & News

Keep up with breaking news on policy decisions and legislation affecting biomedical research, research funding opportunities, regulations, and other important matters impacting pharmacology and pharmacologists.

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Position Statements, Letters, and Testimony

Read past and present policy positions adopted by ASPET Council and latest congressional testimony to support biomedical research.

Position Statements/Issues/Testimony

Advocacy Resources

ASPET is dedicated to helping members take an active role in advocacy for biomedical research and these resources provide important information on the legislative process, tips for communication with members of Congress, and important contact information.

Advocacy Resources

ASPET Capitol Hill Visits and Advocacy Outreach

ASPET encourages its members to visit Capitol Hill when in the DC area and meet with congressional delegations.

ASPET Capitol Hill Visits and Advocacy Outreach

Science Policy Committee

Learn more about the committee in charge of identifying and responding to issues of interest to the ASPET membership.

Science Policy Committee

Washington Fellows Program

The Washington Fellows Program enables developing and early career scientists interested in science policy to learn about and become more engaged in public policy issues.

ASPET Washington Fellows Program

Last Updated: August 15, 2018

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