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Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

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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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In memoriam: Otto D. Payton, Ph.D.

Otto D. Payton, Ph.D., former faculty member and chair of the VCU Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Allied Health Professions, died Sept. 4, at age 84.


NBA's CMO makes a memorable stop on campus

When the commissioner of the NBA told Pam El that she was the NBA's new chief marketing officer, El waited until he left the room – and then she did a happy dance.