News & Announcements

Nobel Prize Lecture in Physiology or Medicine, Satoshi Omura

December 7th, 2015

The Nobel Prize Lectures in Physiology or Medicine 2015 was given today, including ASP Fellow Professor Satoshi Ōmura’s lecture entitled, “A splendid gift from the Earth: The origins & impact of Avermectin.” http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2015/omura-lecture.html

Nominations open for 2017 Norman R Farnsworth ASP Research Achievement Award

December 3rd, 2015

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Norman R Farnsworth ASP Research Achievement Award. This award is given annually by the American Society of Pharmacognosy, and consists of an honorarium of $5,000 and travel expenses to present the award lecture at the annual meeting of the Society in Portland, OR, July 29 – August 2, 2017. This is the premier award of […]

Special Science Supplement on Traditional Medicine

November 28th, 2015

AAAS, publishers of Science magazine, continues its special series on traditional medicine in its November 13, 2015, issue. The supplement can be read at http://science.sciencemag.org/content/350/6262/871.3  (doi: 10.1126/science.350.6262.871-c).

ASP Executive Committee mourns passing of David Slatkin

November 17th, 2015

The ASP Executive Committee mourns the very great loss on Monday, November 16 of a major figure in the Society and an Honorary Member, Dr. David J. Slatkin, who had been bravely fighting Parkinson’s disease for several years. David became Treasurer of ASP in 1981, and served superbly in this capacity for over 30 years. […]


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