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Overview

ASPET Awards recognize and support individuals exploring pharmacology and experimental therapeutics at all career stages.

  • Scientific Achievement Awards are given to recognize accomplishments either in specific areas of pharmacology or contributions to and accomplishments in the discipline in general.
  • Division-Sponsored Achievement Awards are given by ASPET's divisions recognizing contributions to a specific field. 
  • Travel Awards are given to students and postdoctoral fellows to help defray the costs of travel and housing to attend the ASPET Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology.
  • Poster Awards are presented by ASPET's divisions to recognize the great science demonstrated by our undergraduate students, post-baccalaureate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows during the ASPET Student/Postdoc Poster Competition at the Experimental Biology meeting.

Encouraging Diversity

ASPET is strongly committed to diversity. Nominations from members of underrepresented groups, women, and persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged.

Nominate or Apply for an Award

The process to nominate or apply for awards is as follows:

  • Enter the ASPET Awards Portal to nominate or apply for an award using the login box below
  • Login using your ASPET Member Username and Password
  • Once you enter the awards portal, choose the award you are applying to and follow instructions
  • Any questions, please contact awards@aspet.org 
  • Deadlines vary by award. See below for more details on each award.

 

Access the Awards Portal to Submit Applications or Nominations and to Review Submissions

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Award Winners

Previous award recipients are available on the ASPET Award Winners page.

Awards at a Glance

Scientific Achievement Awards Open for 2022

Award Name   Area of Specialty   Career Stage   Award Open Date   Award Deadline  
John J. Abel Award in Pharmacology  General Younger than 45 June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021

Julius Axelrod Award in Pharmacology

General Established June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Goodman and Gilman Award in Receptor Pharmacology Biological Receptors Any June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Otto Krayer Award in Pharmacology General Any June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Pharmacia-ASPET Award in Experimental Therapeutics  General Any June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Robert R. Ruffolo Career Achievement Award in Pharmacology  General Established June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
E. Leong Way Emeritus Travel Award General Retired June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021

Division Awards Open for 2022

Award Name   Area of Specialty   Career Stage   Award Open Date   Award Deadline  
Division for Behavioral Pharmacology J.H. Woods Early Career Award Behavioral Pharmacology Early Career June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Scientific Achievement Award in Drug Discovery and Development Drug Discovery and Development Any June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Pharmacology Educators Awards   Education Any June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology Early Career Award Vascular Pharmacology Early Career June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology Mid-Career Award Cardiovascular Pharmacology Mid-Career June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Susan B. Horwitz Award Lecture in Cancer Pharmacology Cancer Pharmacology Established June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Bernard B. Brodie Award in Drug Metabolism and Disposition Drug Metabolism and Disposition Any June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Division for Molecular Pharmacology Early Career Award Molecular Pharmacology Early Career June 15, 2021  Sept 15, 2021 
Division for Neuropharmacology Early Career Award   Neuropharmacology Early Career June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Division for Translational and Clinical Pharmacology - Early Career Awards Translational and Clinical Pharmacology Early Career June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Division for Toxicology - Career Award  Toxicology Established June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021
Division for Toxicology - Early Career Award   Toxicology Early Career June 15, 2021 Sept 15, 2021

Young Scientist Awards Open for 2022

Award Name   Area of Specialty   Career Stage   Award Open Date   Award Deadline  
Poster Awards at EB 2022 Any Undergrads, post-baccalaureate and graduate students, and postdocs Sept 2021 Nov 2021 (TBD)
Travel Awards to attend EB 2022 Any Undergrads, post-baccalaureate and graduate students, and postdocs Sept 2021 Nov 2021 (TBD)

Awards Closed for 2022

Award Name   Area of Specialty   Career Stage   Award Open Date   Award Deadline  
The David Lehr Research Award Preclinical or Clinical Research Older than 45 June 15, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
The Reynold Spector Award in Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Medicine Clinical Pharmacology Any June 15, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Benedict R. Lucchesi Young Scientist Travel Award in Cardiac Pharmacology   Cardiac Pharmacology Early Career June 15, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Division for Drug Metabolism and Disposition - Richard Okita Early Career Award Drug Metabolism and Disposition Early Career June 15, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
P.B. Dews Lifetime Achievement Award for Research in Behavioral Pharmacology Behavioral Pharmacology Established June 15, 2023 Sept 15, 2023
Paul M. Vanhoutte Distinguished Lectureship in Vascular Pharmacology Vascular Pharmacology Any June 15, 2023 Sept 15, 2023

Last Updated: June 21, 2021

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