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Les Mitscher, 1931-2015

May 13th, 2015

The Officers and Executive Committee members of the ASP are saddened to report the death of Les Mitscher, Emeritus Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Kansas. Dr. Mitscher has been a long-time member of ASP,  past President of the Society (1992-1993), ASP Fellow (from 2007), recipient of the Norman R. Farnsworth Research Achievement Award (2007), [...]

Spearheading New Opportunities at NCCIH and NIH

April 30th, 2015

 Dear Colleagues:  Given the re-organization of NCCAM to NCCIH and their current attention to their strategic planning, Ed Eisenstein and I thought it might be opportune to reach out to the Program Managers and staff at NCCIH to encourage additional/new funding mechanisms for foundational plant science research that would expand the pipeline for translational directions [...]

Nominations of Candidates for Award of the Varro E. Tyler Prize for 2016

April 16th, 2015

The Varro E. Tyler Prize is to recognize an individual who has made outstanding scientific contributions to the broad field of dietary supplements, with special emphasis on botanicals. The contributions should be in an area of phytochemistry, pharmacognosy, or pharmacology. Notable contributions to botanical studies outside these primary areas of emphasis, including, for example, clinical investigations, [...]

Natural Products Grants from NIH

April 9th, 2015

NIH has posted some RFA announcements that are of interest to the natural products community. Specific details on each proposal focus and award mechanism can be found at (Phased Innovation Award in Exploratory Clinical Trials and Studies of Natural Products in NCCIH High Priority Research Topics R21/R33), (Exploratory Clinical Trials and Studies of [...]

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