• ASPET Bylaws Vote

    The ASPET Council recently reviewed the ASPET bylaws and proposed a revision to the membership categories section.

  • The Pharmacologist

    Check out the latest issue of The Pharmacologist. The March 2017 issue features a story on Typhus: War and Deception in 1940’s Poland.

  • 2017 Election Results

    Congratulations to newly elected Council members Dr. Edward T. Morgan, Dr. Margaret E. Gnegy, and Dr. Alan V. Smrcka.

  • Celebrating

    The ASPET SURF program will be celebrating our 25th anniversary in 2017. Stay tuned for more information.

  • Annual Meeting

    Thank you for joining us in Chicago for the ASPET Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2017.

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ASPET NewsBrief — May 10, 2017

ASPET bylaws vote, What is Pharmacology? video, and more.

ASPET Bylaws Vote: Proposal to Revise the Membership Categories Section

The ASPET Council recently reviewed the ASPET bylaws and proposed a revision.


EB2017: Julius Axelrod Award in Pharmacology Lecture

Tuesday morning at EB brought a wonderful session by the 2016 Julius Axelrod award winner in pharmacology, Dr. Paul A. Insel from UC San Diego.

EB2017: How to Make a Difference Through Advocacy

With the March for Science having overlapped with the first Saturday of EB 2017, many attendees wondered if there is anything else they could do to get their voices heard by the government.

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. 

EB2017 Daily Meeting Highlights: Wednesday, April 26

Here's a look at what ASPET has on the agenda for the final day of EB2017. 

Past ASPET News and Announcements

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Science Policy News

ASPET Joins Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research in Ads Thanking Congress for Support

Today in print issues of the Wall Street Journal and Politico, ASPET joined the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research and 300 other organizations in ads thanking Congress for its support of medical research.


ASPET Response to President Trump’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Full Budget Request

ASPET expresses deep concern regarding the proposed cuts to NIH in President Trump’s recently released fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget request.


May 19, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update

POTUS detailed budget expected 5/23; House Appropriations Subcommittee holds hearing on advances in biomedical research; House science subcommittees to examine indirect costs for R&D 

May 17, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update

NIH appropriations hearing scheduled; FY 2018 outlook; More transitions

May 5, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update

ACA repeal; Omnibus passes in the Senate as expected and heads to POTUS; On to FY 2018 appropriations.

ASPET Applauds Passage of 2017 Omnibus, $2 Billion Increase for NIH

ASPET commends legislators for their steadfast efforts towards passage of the FY 2017 omnibus spending package, which included a $2 billion increase for the NIH.

Past ASPET Science Policy News

Read through our archive of past science policy updates and news. 

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