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Division for Drug Metabolism and Disposition (DMDD)

The Drug Metabolism and Disposition Division (DMDD) serves members with interests in all aspects of drug disposition, metabolism and transport from the molecular through the phenotypic, from in vitro to in vivo approaches, and from model systems to expression of polymorphisms in humans. Specific areas include, but are not limited to, pharmacogenetics of xenobiotic metabolism and transport, regulation of the drug metabolizing and conjugating enzymes, drug transporters, pharmacokinetics, metabolite identification, role of drug metabolism, transport and disposition in drug discovery and development, structure-function relationships of relevant enzyme systems, free radicals and reactive intermediates, metabolic mechanisms of adverse drug responses, and studies focusing on all drug-metabolizing enzymes.

 

Division Goals

  • To serve members with interests in all aspects of metabolism enzymes.
  • To suggest programming in this field for the Experimental Biology Meetings.
  • To select the James R. Gillette Best Paper Awards from the ASPET Journal Drug Metabolism and Disposition, the B. B. Brodie Award in Drug Metabolism (presented in even numbered years), and the Early Career Achievement Award (presented in odd numbered years).

 

Division Hashtag

Posting on social media about the DMDD division? Use #ASPETDMDD.

Division News

  • June 29, 2020
    ASPET will be hosting its annual “Division Takeover” from July through early September. During this time, our divisions will have a week where they’ll feature prominently in our social media posts, and they’ll be sharing what makes their division unique and showcasing their members and the amazing work they do.
  • June 23, 2020
    The ASPET Division for Drug Metabolism and Disposition is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 ASPET Awards.
  • May 07, 2020
    ASPET Councilor Namandje N. Bumpus was interviewed by Drug Discovery from Technology Networks about her work exploring the differences between people in relation to drug response.
Last Updated: July 28, 2020

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