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ASCPT News November 8, 2018

Published on 11/8/2018 5:00:00 AM


Don’t Miss These Important Annual Meeting Deadlines – Submit Your Late-Breaking/Encore Abstract and Register!
If you want to spotlight your late-breaking or encore research at and secure your Early Bird registration rate for the 2019 Annual Meeting, now is the time to act! 

The November 15, 2018, deadline to submit Late-Breaking and Encore Abstracts for consideration for the 2019 Annual Meeting is quickly approaching! Review the submission guidelines now, then click here to submit! 

35 days remain to secure your 2019 Annual Meeting registration at the Early Bird rate! Don’t wait until the December 13, 2018, deadline, register today and save! Registration now not only ensures the most savings, but also allows you to secure your rooms within the official Annual Meeting hotels, the Washington Hilton for our Pre-Conference attending who need a room for Tuesday, March 12, 2019, and the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel for all other conference dates. Take a look at the 2019 Annual Meeting Preliminary Program, then register! 

Questions about Late-Breaking/Encore Abstracts and Annual Meeting registration can be sent to meetings@ascpt.org
Renew, Refer, Compete, and Congratulate!
You have exactly one week left to renew and secure your January issue of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics and refer a college for membership and be entered to win! Take a few minutes to complete these important tasks, then read why Jung Sunwoo, MD, finds her membership so important!  

Limited Time Left to Renew
Don’t miss the January 2019 issue of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (CPT). Renew by November 15, 2018! 

Continue your support in the advancement of the science and practice of clinical pharmacology, translational medicine and therapeutics by renewing your ASCPT membership for 2019. ASCPT is proud to offer membership categories for all career levels, including the new Early Career member category.

Visit your Member Dashboard today or request an invoice by emailing members@ascpt.org

Last Chance for Referrals
This year’s Member-Get-A-Member Campaign is coming to a close on November 15, 2018

This is your chance to refer members, get rewarded and make a difference! If a new member joins ASCPT through November 15, 2018, and uses your name as the referral, you may be eligible to receive a complimentary registration to the 2019 ASCPT Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, and much more!

All ASCPT members are eligible with the prize awarded to the top overall member referrer. The winner receives a complimentary ASCPT 2019 Annual Meeting registration, three night hotel stay at the host hotel, plaque presented at the Annual Meeting, invitation to the 2019 Awards Reception, and an exclusive profile in ASCPT materials. Participants must refer at least three new members to be eligible. 

Submit your referrals online or send them to vivien@ascpt.org

Congratulations to ASCPT Member, Jung Sunwoo!
By renewing early, Jung Sunwoo, MD, won a complimentary registration to the ASCPT 2019 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. 

Jung has been a member of ASCPT since the mid-2016 and has found her membership experience extremely beneficial to her professional growth. 

"I work in the clinical pharmacology and therapeutics field. ASCPT has added interest to this field and has afforded me the potential for further development in clinical pharmacology. At the ASCPT Annual Meetings I have attended, I was able to meet a variety of people, and was exposed to various other fields of knowledge. By regularly reading the CPT journal, I have accumulated diverse knowledge. ASCPT continues to enable me to advance in this important field."

New Blog Post and Upcoming Journal Family Webinars 
The ASCPT Journal Family is excited to present a new post on PSPod and two upcoming webinars focused on transporters. 

PSP Highlights New FDA Guidance
PSP Associate Editors Ping Zhao, PhD, and Vikram Sinha, PhD, take a look at the recently finalized Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) guidance from the US Food and Drug Administration. 

Check out the full post, Recent Guidance on Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Models: Heralding Standardization and Consistency in Submissions, for a breakdown of what has been included in the final version and how useful PBPK has become in recent years. 

Don’t Miss These Exciting Webinars from CPT!
There’s still time to register for these great presentations, so mark your calendar: 

Title: Changes in Expression and Activity of Transporters in Disease: Do They Impact Pharmacokinetics and Toxicity of Drugs?
Date and Time: November 29, 2018 12:00 PM EST
Speakers: Raymond Evers, PhD, and Jason Sprowl, PhD
Moderator: Saskia de Wildt, MD, PhD
Description: Transporters play a critical role in the ADME of many drugs and endogenous compounds. Disruption of these pathways can have a profound effect on overall physiology, or drug pharmacokinetics, efficacy, and toxicity. Join Drs. Evers and Sprowl as they provide an overview of changes in transporter function associated with acute and chronic disease states, and regulatory pathways affecting transporter expression. In addition, they will discuss how mechanistic understanding in the role of transporters in drug disposition can aid in alleviating transporter-mediated toxic effects. 
Register Today! 

Title: 2018 ITC Update on Clinically-Relevant Transporters, Clinical Probes, and DDI Evaluation
Date and Time: December 7, 2018 12:00 PM EST
Speakers: Maciej Zamek-Gliszczynski, PhD
Moderator: Shuiying Hu, PhD
Description: Join this ASCPT Journal Family webinar as Maciej Zamek-Gliszczynski, PhD, summarizes the state-of-the-art in transporters in drug development based on four recent International Transporter Consortium whitepapers recently published in Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Vol 104, Iss 5). A practical overview of emerging transporters of clinical relevance will be provided (e.g., OCT1, OATP2B1, etc.). Best practice in design of clinical DDI studies will be illustrated with recent advances in the study of OCT1, P-gp, and BCRP. Lastly, considerations for optimal selection of clinical probe drugs, including future potential utility of transporter biomarkers, will be discussed.
Register Today! 

Tag you’re it!
We want to hear why you give to ASCPT! 

ASCPT is THANKFUL for all of our generous members who have given back with their time and talents as well as donations. So take an “UNselfie” and show us (and your colleagues), here’s how:
  1. Print out this card.
  2. Write down how and why you give and/or volunteer
  3. Take a selfie with your card and share on your social media! Use the hashtags #MembersWhoGive, #UNselfie, #GivingTuesday and don't forget to tag us @ASCPT_ClinPharm!

Why Post Your Open Positions on the ASCPT Career Center? 
Did you know that ASCPT is the premier resource for positions in an elite group of professionals in our field? Be sure to complete your employer profile, including uploading a company logo so job seekers can view and learn all about your organization. 

The ASCPT Career Center will allow you to:
  • Post your job in front of the most qualified group of professionals in the industry.
  • Search the anonymous resume database to find qualified candidates.
  • Manage your posted jobs and applicant activity easily on this user-friendly site.

Log On Today!

Here are some of the most recently posted positions:
Associate Scientist II, Biology
(Contract) Sr. Research Associate, In Vivo Pharmacology
Sr. Scientist, Preclinical Pharmacology, Autoimmunity
Associate Scientist, Immunology Research
Scientist, Pharmacology
Sr. Research Associate/Scientist, NGS prep & Molecular Genomics

ASCPT Welcomes the following New Members to the Society: 

Marcelo Behar, PhD
Rachel Chevalier, MD
Lourdes Cucurull-Sanchez, PhD
Frank Faltraco, MD
Michael Fossler, PharmD, PhD
Jonathan French, ScD
Xiaowen Guan, PhD
Tomoko Ishizuka, PhD
Rajesh Krishna, PhD
Tao Long, PhD
Jesse Martin, BS
Yuko Shimamoto, BS
Jason Sprowl, PhD
Robert Stratford, PhD
Tara Yang, PhD
Nicholas Yang

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