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Award Description

The Pharmacia-ASPET Award in Experimental Therapeutics recognizes and stimulates outstanding research in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, basic laboratory or clinical research that has had, or potentially will have, a major impact on the pharmacological treatment of disease. This award was originally established in 1969 as the ASPET Award for Experimental Therapeutics, but was renamed in 2002, when supported in perpetuity by an endowment from Pharmacia (now Pfizer).

The award is presented annually, at the award ceremony during the ASPET Annual Meeting. The award consists of:

  • A $2,500 honorarium
  • A commemorative plaque
  • Complimentary registration and travel expenses for the winner and spouse to attend the ASPET Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology

Eligibility

  • The candidate must be a member of ASPET.
  • The nomination must be made by a member of ASPET.
  • No candidate may be nominated for more than one major ASPET award in any given year.

Criteria and Selection

  • The Award shall be made on the basis of an exemplary record of accomplishments as well as published articles (or manuscripts ready for publication) that demonstrate outstanding research in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, basic laboratory or clinical research that has had, or potentially will have, a major impact on the pharmacological treatment of disease.
  • Selection will be made by the ASPET Awards Committee, appointed by the President of ASPET.

Nomination Submission

Nominations shall be submitted using the ASPET Awards Portal by logging into the box below. The nominations shall consist of:

  1. Candidate's curriculum vitae and bibliography in PDF.
  2. A brief biographical summary of the candidate and the importance of their work for use in award winner announcements (in no more than 150 words.)
  3. Six published articles and/or manuscripts that have been accepted for publication that have direct bearing on this award. Each document should be provided as a separate PDF.
  4. Letter of nomination in PDF with an up to 1000-word summary that describes the importance of the candidate's work.

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Nomination Deadline

Award nominations for the 2019 Pharmacia-ASPET Award are due by Friday, September 14, 2018.

Award Recipients

 1969 John A. Oates
 1970 Joseph R. Bertino 
 1971 Elliot S. Vesell 
 1972 Francois M. Abboud 
 1973 Dean T. Mason 
 1974 Leon I. Goldberg 
 1975 Mackenzie Walser 
 1976 Louis Lasagna 
 1977 Allan H. Conney
 1978 Attallah Kappas
 1979 Sydney Spector
 1980 Sanford M. Rosenthal 
 1981 David G. Shand
 1982 William H. Prusoff 
 1983 Marcus M. Reidenberg 
 1984 Sir James Black 
 1985 Louis Lemberger
 1986 Alan C. Sartorelli
 1987 Albrecht Fleckenstein 
 1988 Jean-Francois Borel 
 1989 Benedict R. Lucchesi 
 1990 Albert Sjoerdsma
 1991 Theophile Godfraind
 1992 James W. Fisher
 1993 V. Craig Jordan   
 1994Susan Band Horwitz 
 1995Henry I. Yamamura 
 1996Robert F. Furchgott 
 1997Michael M. Gottesman 
 1998Phil Skolnick 
 1999Yung-Chi Cheng 
 2000Salomon Z. Langer 
 2001George Breese
 2002Darryle D. Schoepp 
 2003William C. De Groat 
 2004Philip Needleman 
 2005Donald P. McDonnell 
 2006John C. Lee 
 2007P. Jeffrey Conn 
 2008Jerry J. Buccafusco
 2009Kenneth A. Jacobson
 2010Garret A. FitzGerald 
 2011Jan Balzarini
 2012Angela H. Brodie
 2013Richard R. Neubig
 2014Jürgen Wess 
 2015L. Jackson Roberts
 2016Csaba Szabo
 2017Craig W. Lindsley  
 2018Mark Currie

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Last Updated: June 18, 2018

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