SPS SPotlight Newsletter—Spring Issue Available Online

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Spring 2018   View Full Issue

Take a moment to catch up on SPS activities in the Spring issue of the SPotlight Newsletter.
  President’s Report
President’s Report
The Spring Issue highlights the 2018 Annual Meeting and updates on collaborations, publications, and news from SPS and your colleagues. We also have some important SPS leadership roles to fill in 2019 so be sure to read the Call for Nominations and put forth names of individuals you believe would make a great addition to the Board of Directors.
  Annual Meeting News
2018 Annual Meeting Registration and Abstract Submission Now Open!
We cordially invite you and your colleagues to attend the 2018 SPS Annual Meeting, September 30–October 3, 2018, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.
Headquarters Hotel Reservations
The Washington Marriott Wardman Park is the headquarters hotel. We have negotiated a discounted room block with the hotel.
Waived Registration—US Federal and International Regulatory Agency Employees
All US federal employees, and international regulatory agency employees may register to attend the 2018 SPS Annual Meeting in DC at no charge.
2018 Call for Jr. Investigator and Student Travel Award Applications
Attention Junior Investigators and Students! To encourage and support world-wide representation of students and junior investigators at the Meeting, the Society offers Junior Investigator Travel Awards and Student Travel Awards.
SPS Sponsorship Increases Visibility: Pledge Your 2018 Support Today!
It is through the generous support of companies like yours that SPS has been able to offer affordable educational programs to a global audience. We hope that you will consider supporting the Society by becoming a sponsor of the 2018 Annual Meeting. We look forward to partnering with you in 2018.
Exhibit Opportunities at the 2018 Annual Meeting
2018 booth sales are under way, with spots filling up fast. Don't miss your opportunity to connect with over 500 high-level industry professionals this Fall, sign up for your booth today!
Marketing & Advertising Opportunities
We have various advertising opportunities available to Sponsors and Exhibitors to ensure your presence is seen by all 500+ attendees who will be joining us in Washington, DC and even opportunities for companies who wish to advertise beyond the Annual Meeting!
  SPS News
Call for Nominations
The Safety Pharmacology Society invites your nominations of individuals to serve in the leadership of the Society.
Three SPS Regional Meetings Planned for 2018
SPS has plans underway to support three regional meetings in 2018 in various locations across the globe.
Know Someone Who Has Substantially Contributed to the Field of Safety Pharmacology?
The Safety Pharmacology Society Distinguished Service Award (DSA) is an honor given to an individual who has substantially contributed to the field of safety pharmacology. Please consider submitting a nomination for someone you believe should be honored for their contributions.
2018 Diplomate in Safety Pharmacology (DSP) Certification Exam and Preparation
The Safety Pharmacology Society invites you to register to participate in our Diplomate in Safety Pharmacology (DSP) certification exam this fall in Washington, DC on September 29, 2018.
SPS Member Representation at the Japanese Safety Pharmacology Society (JSPS) Meeting
Dr. Martin Traebert, SPS President, represented the Safety Pharmacology Society (SPS) at the 2018 Japanese Safety Pharmacology Society (JSPS) meeting which was held at the University of Tokyo in February.
2018 German Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology Modular Training Programme in Toxicology: Modular Safety Pharmacology Course Report
Andrea Greiter-Wilke and Martin Traebert organized, for the 11th year, a one-week postgraduate course on safety pharmacology in February 2018 in Basel, Switzerland.
DGPT/SPS German PharmTox Summit CE Course Report: Advanced Course Pharmacology—Preclinical Drug Development
The Advanced Course Pharmacology—Preclinical Drug Development held at the German PharmTox Summit on February 26, 2018 was supported by SPS and the German Centre of Cardiovascular Research (DKZ).
SPS Collaborations and Activities
Upcoming Webinars
Upcoming Meetings
  SPS Member News
International 3Rs prize awarded to SPS Members for computer modelling that predicts human cardiac safety better than animal studies
Work done by SPS Members on an in silico model that predicts cardiotoxicity more accurately than animal studies has won the International 3Rs prize, awarded by the The National Centre for the 3Rs (NC3Rs) and sponsored by GSK.
Recent Publications of Interest

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