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ASPET's divisions sponsor several awards that are awarded either annually or biennially to recognize excellence in their respective area of specialty.

Sponsored by the Division for Behavioral Pharmacology



P.B. Dews Lifetime Achievement Award for Research in Behavioral Pharmacology

Peter DewsThe Division for Behavioral Pharmacology sponsors the P. B. Dews Award for Research in Behavioral Pharmacology to recognize outstanding lifetime achievements in research, teaching, and professional service in the field of behavioral pharmacology and to honor Dr. Peter Dews for his seminal contributions to the development of behavioral pharmacology as a discipline.

The biennial award is supported by an endowment made possible by contributions from Aventis, Centre de Recherche Pierre Fabre, Eli Lilly, Harvard University, International Life Sciences Institute Caffeine Committee, Merck (San Diego), Pepsi Cola Company, Pfizer Central Research and Pfizer Global Research and Development, Pharmacia, Wyeth Research, and ASPET members. Learn more 

Nominations accepted until September 15, 2017. 

Sponsored by the Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology



vanhoutte2Paul M. Vanhoutte Distinguished Lectureship in Vascular Pharmacology

The Paul M. Vanhoutte Award in Vascular Pharmacology was established to honor Dr. Vanhoutte’s lifelong scientific contributions to our better understanding and appreciation of the importance of endothelial cells and vascular smooth muscle function in health and disease and for his mentoring of countless prominent endothelial and vascular biologists and pharmacologists. Learn more 

Nominations accepted until September 15, 2017. 

Benedict R. Lucchesi Young Scientist Travel Award in Cardiac Pharmacology

Benedict R. LucchesiThe Benedict R. Lucchesi Young Scientist Travel Award in Cardiac Pharmacology was established to honor Dr. Lucchesi’s lifelong scientific contributions to our better understanding and appreciation of the pharmacological treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease and for his mentoring of countless prominent cardiovascular pharmacologists in translational approaches. Learn more 

This award will open in summer 2018.  

Sponsored by the Division for Drug Metabolism and Disposition



Bernard B. Brodie Award in Drug Metabolism

Brodie AwardThe B. B. Brodie Award in Drug Metabolism has been established to honor the fundamental contributions of Bernard B. Brodie in the field of drug metabolism and disposition. The award is presented biennially in even years to recognize outstanding original research contributions in drug metabolism and disposition, particularly those having a major impact on future research in the field. Learn more 

Nominations accepted until September 15, 2017.  

Early Career Achievement Award

The ASPET Division for Drug Metabolism and Disposition Early Career Achievement Award has been established to recognize excellent original research by early career investigators in the area of drug metabolism and disposition. The award is presented biennially in odd-numbered years. Learn more 

This award will open in summer 2018. 

Sponsored by the Division for Neuropharmacology



Early Career Independent Investigator Award

The Division for Neuropharmacology Early Career Independent Investigator Award recognizes and honors a young investigator who is working in any area of Neuropharmacology. The award is open to early career stage investigators from all types of organizations, including academia, industry, private, or government institutes. Learn more 

Nominations accepted until September 15, 2017.

Sponsored by the Division for Pharmacology Education

Travel Award for Pharmacology Educators

The primary goal of this travel award is to promote participation in the ASPET Meeting by pharmacology educators and to foster career development in pharmacology education. Learn More 

Nominations accepted until Friday, November 17, 2017.

Sponsored by the Division for Toxicology

Career Award

The Division for Toxicology Career Award has been established to recognize outstanding original research contributions to toxicology by an established investigator. The award is presented annually.

Nominations accepted until September 15, 2017.

Junior Investigator Award

The Division for Toxicology Junior Investigator Award has been established to recognize excellent original research by early career investigators in the area of toxicology. The award is presented annually.

Nominations accepted until September 15, 2017.

New Investigator Award

The ASPET Division for Toxicology New Investigator Award has been established to recognize excellent original research by early career investigators in the area of toxicology.

Nominations are not being accepted for 2018.

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Last Updated: August 23, 2017

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