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Division for Drug Discovery and Development (DDD)

The Division for Drug Discovery and Development (DDD) serves to help its members teach, present and discuss the critical role of pharmacology in all phases of the drug discovery, development and registration process. The process encompasses, but is not limited to; target discovery and validation, medicinal chemistry, combinatorial chemistry, molecular modeling and drug design, structure-pharmacological function relationships, functional genomics and proteomics, high throughput screening, identification and development of natural products, nutraceuticals, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, clinical testing and drug regulation/registration, clinical contracting and pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics.

Division Goals

  • To help its members teach, present and discuss the critical role of pharmacology in all phases of the drug discovery, development and registration process.
  • To increase communication among researchers participating in various phases of the drug discovery, development and registration process.
  • To sponsor symposia and/or colloquia on timely, related topics at annual meetings.
  • To provide special venues at these meetings for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows with related research activities and interests to present and discuss their work in a relaxed, social setting with other students, fellows and the Division for Drug Discovery and Development members.

 

Division Hashtag

Posting on social media about the DDD division? Use #ASPETDDD.

Division News

  • August 08, 2019
    On June 7, 2019 it was announced by Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II had appointed Professor V. Craig Jordan, OBE as Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George (CMG) for services to women’s health.
  • July 08, 2019
    ASPET will be hosting a “Division Takeover” from mid-July through October. During this time, our divisions will have a week where they’ll feature prominently in our social media posts.
  • July 01, 2019
    The ASPET Division for Drug Discovery and Development is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 ASPET Awards.

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