This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text Version    RSS    Subscribe    Unsubscribe    Archive    Media Kit February 04, 2015

Home   About   Membership   Awards   Knowledge Center   Divisions   Advocacy   Career Center        


 

IN THIS ISSUE ...



ASPET NEWS


Submit a Symposium Proposal for the ASPET 2016 Annual Meeting
ASPET
Members are invited to submit symposium concepts for the 2016 ASPET Annual Meeting to their division chairs on topics broadly related to pharmacology. The deadline for submission of symposium proposals is March 13, 2015. The proposals will be reviewed at the EB 2015 meeting and final decisions will be made in June 2015 by the program committee.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
LEARN MORE


New PharmTalk Blog: Don't Think Follow the Data. Think Lead the Field.
ASPET
In his latest PharmTalk blog post, Dr. Kwadwo Owusu-Ofori expresses his thoughts on why scientists should think about creating an impact on their audience outside the scientific community by mastering real-world leadership skills rather than relying solely on showcasing their research.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Save the Date for BBC 2015: March 13-14 in San Antonio, Texas
ASPET
The Behavior, Biology, and Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction group (BBC) at the Department of Pharmacology, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio is hosting its 2015 conference on Friday, March 13 from 3:00-5:00 PM at the La Quinta Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. The two-day conference will focus on translational aspects of addiction research among chemists, biologists, and behavioral scientists.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
LEARN MORE


ASPET ANNUAL MEETING NEWS


Deadline for Discounted Registrations to EB 2015 Extended to February 9, 2015
ASPET
The registration deadline for EB 2015 has been extended. Register by Monday, February 9 and still save up to $130 in registration costs. The registration fees includes admission to all scientific sessions, the exhibit hall, plenary sessions, late-breaking poster session, closing plenary symposium, and includes a copy of the meeting program.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
REGISTER NOW


Miss an issue of the ASPET NewsBrief? Click here to visit the NewsBrief archive page.


Shuttle Service for Attendees at EB 2015
ASPET
A complimentary shuttle bus service will be available between the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) and the contracted EB hotel community during EB 2015. A transportation agent will be available at each designated hotel during the morning hours for assistance.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
LEARN MORE


ASPET JOURNALS NEWS


ASPET Announces Two Editor Searches
ASPET
Dr. Michael F. Jarvis and Dr. David R. Sibley will complete their terms as editor of JPET and PharmRev, respectively, at the end of this year. The BPT is seeking nominees for their successors.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


SCIENCE POLICY NEWS


Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Introduces the "Medical Innovation Act"
ASPET
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has introduced the "Medical Innovation Act" that would attempt to increase funding for the NIH and FDA. The bill requires drug companies that have violated the law and entered into settlements with the U.S. Justice Department to pay a percentage of their yearly profits for five years to supplement funding for the NIH and FDA.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


ASPET Advocacy Outreach Program Complements Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Training
ASPET
Are you interested in a real "inside baseball" look at how Washington works? Ever wondered how the NIH can enjoy bipartisan support while its budget has stagnated and lost 23% of its purchasing power over the last decade? ASPET's Advocacy Outreach Program is dedicated to educate and train graduate students, postdocs, and faculty in pharmacology departments on the importance of grassroots advocacy in support of the NIH.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
LEARN MORE


ASPET's 2016 Washington Fellows Program: Application Open for Graduate Students and Post-Docs
ASPET
The ASPET Washington Fellows Program is open to any graduate student, postdoctoral trainee, or researcher no more than four years past the completion of his/her postdoctoral training. ASPET anticipates up to 10 Washington Fellows Program participants in 2016 serving one-year terms. Applications to the program are being accepted through September 02, 2015.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
LEARN MORE


Senate Report on What Works/Does Not Work at NIH and FDA
ASPET
Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Richard Burr (R-NC) released a report on the challenges of ‘getting safe treatments, devices, and cures to patients more quickly and effectively. Specifically, the report looks at what is and is not working at the Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


DIVISION NEWS


Division for Toxicology 2015 Award Winners
ASPET
The Division for Toxicology is pleased to announce its 2015 Award winners. Congratulations to the 2015 Junior Investigator Award winner Dr. Jason Richardson from Rutgers University and the 2015 Career Investigator Award winner Dr. Curt Omiecinski from Penn State University.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Scientific Memorial Symposium for Dr. Steven Goldberg
ASPET
Members are invited to attend a scientific symposium in memory of Dr. Steven Goldberg on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. The all-day symposium will take place from 9:00-4:00 PM at the BRC Atrium at NIDA, Baltimore.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
LEARN MORE


CHAPTER NEWS


Save the Date: 2015 UNYPS Annual Meeting
ASPET
The Upstate New York Pharmacology Society invites members and nonmembers to attend its 2015 annual meeting ASPET to be held on May 18, 2015 at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The title and theme of this year's meeting is "G-Protein Coupled Receptor Signaling Systems in Health and Disease". Information on registration and abstract submission will be made available soon.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
LEARN MORE


Save the Date: 2015 GLC Annual Meeting
ASPET
The Great Lakes chapter's 2015 annual meeting on "Epigenetics and Human Disease: From Etiology to New Therapeutics" is scheduled to be held in Chicago, Illinois on June 26, 2015. The symposium will highlight the major advances in Epigenetics and provide an opportunity for students, postdoctoral fellows, and scientists working in related areas to learn about the field. Information on registration and abstract submission will be made available soon.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
LEARN MORE


CAREER NEWS


Jobs Available
ASPET
ASPET's Career Center resources help you look for jobs in your area of specialty and proactively manage your career goals. Don't forget to view our current job listings!

Teaching Faculty — Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Pharmacologist, Assistant Professor Faculty Rank — Cooper Med. Sch. of Rowan University, Camden, NJ

Physiology/Pharmacology Faculty — Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Chairperson, Department of Pharmacology — A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, MO

Associate/Full Professor-Pharmacology — Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Team Leader, High-Throughput Screening (HTS) — Euroscreen SA, Belgium

Chair — University of Toledo, Toledo, OH


Team Leader, In Vitro Pharmacology — Euroscreen SA, Belgium


Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Biomedical Sciences — UC Riverside School of Medicine, Riverside, CA

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
CLICK HERE FOR MORE JOBS


Post a Job on the ASPET Career Center
ASPET
If your department has a job opening, consider posting your job on the ASPET Career Center. Not only will your job be seen by members visiting our website, but we also market our jobs to members through our bi-monthly Newsbrief and to our over 1,700 LinkedIn Group members.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
LEARN MORE


NEWS FROM THE FIELD


How HIV penetrates the blood-brain barrier
Science Daily
A new research report solves the mystery of how HIV penetrates the blood-brain barrier by showing that the virus relies on proteins expressed by a type of immune cell, called "mature monocytes," to enter the brain. These proteins are a likely drug target for preventing HIV from reaching brain cells.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Study uncovers molecular alterations in head and neck cancers
National Institutes of Health
Researchers have discovered genomic differences in head and neck cancers caused by infection with the human papillomavirus. The researchers also uncovered new smoking-related cancer subtypes and potential new drug targets, and found numerous genomic similarities with other cancer types. Taken together, the findings may better explain how HPV infection and smoking play roles in head and neck cancer risk and disease development, and offer potential novel diagnostic and treatment directions.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Researchers find reason pancreatic cancer resists chemotherapy drug
The Washington Post
Researchers have identified one reason pancreatic cancer is so resistant to chemotherapy treatment: vitamin D. Only about 5 percent of pancreatic cancer patients survive beyond five years even with the most aggressive treatment, according to the National Cancer Institute. One big reason is that chemotherapy — including the standard drug, gemcitabine — isn't very effective at preventing pancreatic cancer cells from replicating.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE
 



ASPET News Brief
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Caitlin Harrison, MultiView Content Editor, 469.420.2657  
Contact MultiView


Prateeksha Nagar, ASPET Contact, 301.634.7916
Contact ASPET


Be sure to add us to your address book or safe sender list so our emails get to your inbox. Learn how.

This edition of the ASPET News Brief was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!

Recent issues

Jan. 22, 2015
Jan. 8, 2014
Dec. 10. 2014
Nov. 19, 2014






7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063