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Overview

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

  • 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 by an ASPET member 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 .
  • 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 Annual Meeting .

Encouraging Diversity

ASPET is strongly committed to providing opportunities to all its members regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or ability/disability. Nominations from and for members of marginalized and underrepresented communities are greatly 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 nominating or applying for, and follow the 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 Nominations or Applications 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 2023

Award Name   Area of Specialty   Career Stage   Award Open Date   Award Deadline  
John J. Abel Award in Pharmacology  General Younger than 45  July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022

Julius Axelrod Award in Pharmacology

General Established  July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
The David Lehr Research Award Preclinical or Clinical Research Older than 45 July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Pharmacia-ASPET Award in Experimental Therapeutics  General Any July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Robert R. Ruffolo Career Achievement Award in Pharmacology  General Established July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
The Reynold Spector Award in Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Medicine Clinical Pharmacology Any July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
E. Leong Way Emeritus Travel Award General Retired July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022

Division Awards Open for 2023

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 July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Benedict R. Lucchesi Young Scientist Travel Award in Cardiac Pharmacology   Cardiac Pharmacology Early Career July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Division for Drug Metabolism and Disposition - Richard Okita Early Career Award Drug Metabolism and Disposition Early Career July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Scientific Achievement Award in Drug Discovery and Development Drug Discovery and Development Any July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Pharmacology Educators Awards   Education Any July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Susan B. Horwitz Award Lecture in Cancer Pharmacology Cancer Pharmacology Established July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Division for Molecular Pharmacology Early Career Award Molecular Pharmacology Early Career July 1, 2022  Sept 15, 2022 
Division for Neuropharmacology Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Recognition Award (DEI Recognition Award)   Neuropharmacology Early Career July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Division for Neuropharmacology Early Career Award   Neuropharmacology Early Career July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Division for Translational and Clinical Pharmacology - Early Career Awards Translational and Clinical Pharmacology Early Career July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Division for Toxicology - Career Award  Toxicology Established July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022
Division for Toxicology - Early Career Award   Toxicology Early Career July 1, 2022 Sept 15, 2022

Young Scientist Awards Open for 2023

Award Name   Area of Specialty   Career Stage   Award Open Date   Award Deadline  
Poster Awards at ASPET Annual Meeting 2023 Any Undergrads, post-baccalaureate and graduate students, and postdocs Fall 2022 Dec 2022 (TBD)
Travel Awards to attend ASPET Annual Meeting 2023 Any Undergrads, post-baccalaureate and graduate students, and postdocs Fall 2022 Dec 2022 (TBD)

Awards Closed for 2023

Award Name   Area of Specialty   Career Stage   Award Open Date   Award Deadline  
Goodman and Gilman Award in Receptor Pharmacology Biological Receptors Any July 1, 2023 Sept 15, 2023
Otto Krayer Award in Pharmacology General Any July 1, 2023 Sept 15, 2023
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
Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology Early Career Award Vascular Pharmacology Early Career July 1, 2023  Sept 15, 2023
Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology Mid-Career Award Cardiovascular Pharmacology Mid-Career July 1, 2023 Sept 15, 2023
Bernard B. Brodie Award in Drug Metabolism and Disposition Drug Metabolism and Disposition Any July 1, 2023 Sept 15, 2023

Last Updated: June 28, 2022

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