Sports and genetic enginering future jock


Sports and genetic enginering future jock(2002) Sports Illustrated

This story details a follow up on some research at Penn University reported the previous year. Sports Illustrated describe research on mice injected with a synthetic gene to promote muscle growth. This research made news as it was promoted at the WADA conference in Cold Spring Harbour. Dick Pound is reported as urging extreme caution about the technology, stating that more than ethics is required. The article mentions that it is important to draw an ethical distinction between therapeutic and enhancing applications of genetic. H. Lee Sweeney is quoted as having been contacted by athletes seeking to genetically enhance themselves.