Olympic officials get jump on genetic cheating


Olympic officials get jump on genetic cheating(2002, Mar 21) Associated Press by Wilstein, S. [link]

Genes that can release human growth hormone to build muscles or genes that help muscles use oxygen more efficintly for endurance are the focus of this brief article. WADA's intention to hold regular meetings discussing this issue and greater collaborative projects with scientists and governments is suggested as a way forward. It is unclear to what extent the public dialogue is recognised as part of this, though Gary Wadler of NYU notes that this needs to be addressed now.