SPotlight Newsletter—Summer Issue

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Summer 2019   View Full Issue

Take a moment to catch up on SPS activities in the Summer issue of the SPotlight Newsletter.
  President’s Report
President’s Report
As we all work hard on our day jobs, we also prepare for the upcoming SPS Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain. As deadlines loom, I quote Jenny Han “Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.
  Annual Meeting News
Top Reasons to Attend the Annual Meeting!
The 2019 SPS Annual Meeting provides a dynamic forum for sharing the latest in safety pharmacology. The 2019 Scientific Program features a diverse range of scientific sessions organized into two themed tracks and covering issues such as ' Emerging In Vitro Models and their Application in Safety' and 'Hot Topics in Central Nervous System'...and much more!
2019 SPS Meeting Mobile App: Coming soon!
Visit our website for more information and download instructions! The Mobile App is scheduled to launch about one month prior to the Meeting.
2019 Abstract Deadline Extended to June 21
Great news! We have extended the Abstract submission. If you have already submitted your abstract, please feel free to log in and make edits to your submission between now and then.
Student and Academic Opportunities
To encourage and support world-wide representation of students at the Meeting, SPS offers Junior Investigator Travel Awards and Student Travel Awards, and networking events at the Annual Meeting. 
Hotel Deadlines—Book Today!!
SPS has negotiated discounted rates with three nearby hotels (all within a one block radius), exclusively for our attendees. Discounted rooms are limited this year, so we encourage you to book as soon as you know your travel plans!
Waived Registration: US Federal and International Regulatory Agency Employees
Waived registration is available to all active U.S. federal employees, and all active employees at international regulatory agencies; Registration is required by September 1.
Partner with Us! 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities
Consider supporting the Society by becoming a sponsor of the 2019 Annual Meeting.
Exhibit Opportunities at the 2019 Annual Meeting
Networking + Science at the premier event in the industry. Don't wait, there are only 18 booths left and we anticipate a sold-out Hall! Join us today to become part of this extraordinary program!
SPS Marketing & Advertising Opportunities
Is your company looking for greater exposure? We have Annual Meeting and Year-round Advertising and Marketing Opportunities.
  SPS News
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 Barcelona, Spain on September 22, 2019.
2019 Distinguished Service Award Recipient
The Safety Pharmacology Society is honored to recognize its 2019 Distinguished Service Award Recipient, Brian D. Guth, PhD.
2019 SPS Regional Meetings: Save the Date/s
Registration for all SPS Regional Meetings will open this summer, information will be posted online and will be announced via email.
 SPS Collaborations and Activities
 Upcoming Webinars
 Upcoming Meetings
  SPS Member News
SPS Members Speaking at World Preclinical Congress (WPC) this Month
We wish to recognize SPS members Najah Abi-Gerges, Gary Gintant, and Vivek (Vic) Kadambi for their upcoming talks during the June 17–20 WPC in Boston, MA. If you will be at the Meeting, be sure to attend their talks to support your fellow SPS Member!
SPS Member Interviewed by High School Student for Science Project
We wish to thank SPS Member and Academic Outreach Committee Chair, Khuram Chaudhary for taking time out of his day to participate in a phone interview with a high school student interested in pharmacology/safety pharmacology.
Recent Publications of Interest


Recent Stories
Congratulations 2021 Incoming Board Members!

SPS Announces 2020 Publication Award Recipients

Webinar of Interest! Exploring safety issues in antimicrobial drug development