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Pharmaceutical Residue in the Environment Can Cause Lasting Effects

UNE Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Cory Theberge will speak on “The Fate of Pharmacologically Active Chemicals in the Environment” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 at USM’s Southworth Planetarium, located on Falmouth Street in Portland.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  The event is open to the public and admission is by donation.  Light refreshments will be served.

Theberge conducts research in medicinal chemistry and veterinary pharmacy and is interested in the long-term effects of exposure to environmental chemical residues from pharmaceuticals and personal-care products.

Lectures will continue on the third Thursday of every month.  For more information about the upcoming lecture topics contact the Planetarium at 780-4249 or visit online.