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Join the ASPET Division for Neuropharmacology for a Reception at Neuroscience 2016

Be sure to stop by ASPET booth #3817 and join the Division for Neuropharmacology’s reception on Sunday, November 13 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.

ASPET Members in the News: Donald P. McDonnell Elected to the NAM

Donald P. McDonnell, PhD from Duke University School of Medicine has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

Young Scientists Committee Partners with PharmTalk

PharmTalk is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Young Scientists Committee.

ASPET NewsBrief — October 13, 2016

New journals design, abstract submissions for EB2017, science policy updates, and more.

New Journal Sites

The websites for DMD, JPET, Molecular Pharmacology, and Pharmacological Reviews have been redesigned.

Thank You For Participating in the Member Survey

A thank you from ASPET president David Sibley.

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Read through our archive of past news and access links to previous eNewsletters, member news, science policy updates, and more.

Science Policy News

NIH Announces Guidelines for Operations Under CR

Last week, NIH released an announcement regarding its operations under the Continuing Resolution.

Congress Passes Continuing Resolution to Avoid Government Shutdown

With a House vote of 342-85 , Congress passed a continuing resolution (CR) that will fund federal agencies until December 9, avoiding a government shutdown.

ASPET Urges Congress to Pass Short-term CR and Pass FY2017 Spending Package by Year End

With only days left in the fiscal year, ASPET has urged Congress to pass a short-term continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government open.

NIH Scientists Publish New Metric to Measure the Influence of Scientific Research

A new metric, known as the Relative Citation Ratio (RCR), will allow researchers to measure the influence of a scientific article, regardless of publication and scientific field.

ASPET Member Nancy Ator Contributes to Newly Released White Paper

The white paper is a collaboration between FBR and other premier scientific groups, including the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology where ASPET member Nancy Ator serves as a subcommittee liaison and contributed to the paper.

NIH Releases Strategies for Communicating Research

The National Institutes of Health released a list of strategies to help scientists make their research more accessible to the broader public.  

Past ASPET Science Policy News

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DMD Highlight: The Prediction of the Relative Importance of CYP3A/P-glycoprotein to the Nonlinear Intestinal Absorption of Drugs

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MOL Highlight: Special Section—A Latin American Perspective On G Protein-Coupled Receptors

JPET Highlight: Beneficial Effect of the Nitric Oxide Donor Compound 3 Benzyl Nitrate on Dysregulated Phosphodiesterase 5

JPET Highlight: Orexin-A/Hypocretin-1 Mediates Cocaine-Seeking Behavior in the Posterior Paraventricular Nucleus of the Thalamus via Orexin/Hypocretin Receptor-2

JPET Highlight: LPA1 Mediates Antidepressant-Induced ERK1/2 Signaling and Protection from Oxidative Stress in Glial Cells

JPET Highlight: Intranasal Opioid Administration in Rhesus Monkeys: PET Imaging and Antinociception

MOL Highlight: AMP Kinase Activation Alters Oxidant-Induced Stress Granule Assembly by Modulating Cell Signaling and Microtubule Organization

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MOL Highlight: Differential Inhibition of Water and Ion Channel Activities of Mammalian Aquaporin-1 by Two Structurally Related Bacopaside Compounds

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DMD Highlight: Evaluation of CYP2B6 Induction and Prediction of Clinical Drug–Drug Interactions

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