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Chemical talk explores marijuana’s cancer-fighting ability

Posted 09/24/13

Fitchburg State University will host the Central Massachusetts section of the American Chemical Society on Wednesday, Sept. 25, including a tour of the new science building and a presentation by faculty member Mathangi Krishnamurthy discussing marijuana’s ability to fight cancer.

Dr. Krishnamurthy, assistant professor of chemistry, will present “Finding New Cures for Cancer: From ‘Pot’ to Pill” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 at Presidents’ Hall in the Mazzaferro Center, 291 Highland Ave.

The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a tour of the new science building and a social hour in the third floor lobby of the new facility at 333 North St.

Guests are asked to confirm attendance in advance with Professor Mel Govindan at or by phone at (978) 660-8831.

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