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  • June 15, 2017 2017 Division for Translational and Clinical Pharmacology Award Winners
    EB2017 Best Presentation Competition Winners (Poster Sessions) Postdoctoral Scientist Category   In the postdoctoral scientist category, prizes were awarded to Benjamin Tourdot (1st) (on right) from the University of Michigan, Mohamed Ghonim (2nd) (center) from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Jaclyn Wisinski (2nd) (on left) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and …
  • June 13, 2017 Journal News: TrendMD Now on ASPET Journals
    This service recommends additional articles that might be of interest based on a reader's viewing history.  It's similar to the feature on Amazon that makes product recommendations depending on items a user has viewed or purchased. Suggested articles are unobtrusively listed in the column to the right of journal articles. Four articles from ASPET's journals and four from journals of other pub…
  • June 6, 2017 Journal News: ASPET Shortens Time to Deposit in PubMed Central
    ASPET’s four journals now deposit articles to PubMed Central on a continuous basis. These include articles funded by the NIH, the Wellcome Trust, and the Research Councils UK as well as articles authored by NIH staff members. Eligible articles are sent to PubMed Central within three business days after the copyedited and formatted version of the articles go online.  The time for PubMed …
  • June 6, 2017 Latest ASPET News: Amendment to ASPET Bylaws
    The ASPET Council recently reviewed the Society’s bylaws and proposed a revision at the business meeting in Chicago.  Members have voted to approve the proposed amendment below. The purpose of the amendment was to provide the ASPET Council the flexibility to expeditiously revise membership categories to better reflect the changing needs of our community. For example, post-baccalaureate …
  • May 16, 2017 Latest ASPET News: Hear It from the Editors
    Hear It from the Editors – 2017 Journals Workshop This session was held on Monday, April 24 during EB2017. The workshop addressed major issues regarding the review process, both from the perspective of authors who submit a manuscript, and those who want to learn how to become an excellent reviewer. It also covered ethics and copyright in scientific papers, as well as how to write an effective …
  • May 4, 2017 TCP Informational Interview Series: Dr. Darrell Abernethy
    Darrell Abernethy M.D., Ph.D. is Associate Director for Drug Safety in the Office of Clinical Pharmacology at the Food and Drug Administration.
  • May 2, 2017 Latest ASPET News: ASPET Bylaws Vote: Proposal to Revise the Membership Categories Section
    The ASPET Council recently reviewed the ASPET bylaws and proposed a revision.  At the recent Business Meeting in Chicago, the membership in attendance voted to send the following proposal for amending the bylaws out to the membership-at-large for a vote.  Please read the background and proposed change to the bylaws and then click on the link below to vote.  Vote Now  h…
  • Thumbnail May 1, 2017 PharmTalk: EB2017: How to Make a Difference Through Advocacy
    With the March for Science having overlapped with the first Saturday of EB 2017, I’m sure many attendees might have wondered if there is anything else they could do to get their voices heard by the government of this great nation. It just so happened that another event held on Tuesday morning helped to answer this exact question, with a session entitled “Science and Government: How to …
  • Thumbnail May 1, 2017 PharmTalk: EB2017: Julius Axelrod Awards in Pharmacology Lecture
    Tuesday morning at EB brought us a wonderful session by the 2016 Julius Axelrod award winner in pharmacology, Dr. Paul A. Insel from UC San Diego. Dr. Insel was introduced by colleague Dr. Joan Heller Brown, and gave the audience a brief overlook of his extensive contributions to the field of pharmacology, which include 300 peer reviewed papers and over 150 invited chapters and reviews on the expr…
  • Thumbnail April 26, 2017 PharmTalk: EB2017: The CRISPR-Cas9 Revolution in Pharmacology
    Monday morning kicked into high gear with a wide variety of sessions to choose from, including one on the way CRISPR-Cas9 has revolutionized the field of pharmacology. Since before the session even began, the meeting room was completely packed, and even standing room in the back was limited, to say the least. After a brief introduction by chair Karen Tonsfeldt, Dr. Charles Gersbach from Duke Unive…
Last Updated: August 10, 2017

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