The B. B. Brodie Award in Drug Metabolism and Disposition has been established to honor the fundamental contributions of Bernard B. Brodie in the field of drug metabolism and disposition. The Award recognizes outstanding original research contributions in drug metabolism and disposition, particularly those having a major impact on future research in the field. The B. B. Brodie Award is sponsored by the Division for Drug Metabolism and Disposition, and funds to support the award come from members’ contributions.
The Award is presented biennially in even numbered years and consists of:
- A $2,000 honorarium
- A commemorative medal
- Hotel, and economy airfare to the award ceremony at the Annual Meeting
- An invitation to deliver a lecture at the Annual Meeting, describing appropriate research accomplishments and their future direction, that also will be published in Drug Metabolism and Disposition
- There are no restrictions on institutional affiliation.
- A candidate need not be a member of the Society.
- Supporting research accomplishments must not be used to win any other major award.
- Only one letter of nomination is necessary, although more are acceptable.
- The primary nomination must be submitted by an ASPET member.
- Current division chairs and secretary/treasurers and the ASPET Council president and secretary/treasurer are ineligible for division awards during their active tenure.
Selection of an awardee will be made biennially by the B.B. Brodie Award Committee, appointed by the President of ASPET with input from the Division for Drug Metabolism and Disposition.
Nominations shall be submitted using the ASPET Awards Portal by using the login box below and shall consist of:
- Nominating letter and no more than five supporting letters detailing accomplishments of the nominee (as separate PDF documents).
- Six published articles and/or manuscripts that have been accepted for publication that are representative of outstanding work by the candidate. Each should be provided as a separate PDF.
- Comments on the candidate's outstanding papers provided as one PDF or Word document.
- 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.)
- Candidate’s curriculum vitae and bibliography.
If any of the following relationships exist between the nominator and the candidate, you are encouraged to disclose it in your letter of nomination: family member, spouse, partner; current dean, departmental chair, or postdoctoral or graduate advisor; current business or financial relationship (e.g., business partner, employer, employee); research collaborator or co-author within the last three years; work at the same institution or having accepted a position at the same institution; previous graduate student or postdoctoral fellow in the last five years; or if either are currently serving on the award selection committee for this award.