Richmond, Va.
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

In the spotlight

The use of cannabis in medical treatment has sparked a heated debate between state and federal governments. What if there were an alternative? Aron Lichtman, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and toxicology in the VCU School of Medicine, is studying cannabis-like chemicals called endogenous cannabinoids that are made by the human body and brain.

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Professor traces Grimm fairy tales

Robert Godwin-Jones, Ph.D., is updating an online database of German fairy tales with illustrations, audio, video, annotations and more.



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