Sunday, June 09, 2002

American Society of Gene Therapy

The annual meeting took place in Boston from 6-9 June and included a symposium on Gene Doping. Speakers and papers were as follows:

Scientific Symposium SS310
Ethics - Genetic Enhancement for Athletic Performance

Theodore Friedmann, MD
Johann Olaf Koss


Gary I. Wadler, MD
Doping in Sport

Arne Ljungqvist, MD, PhD
Present Problems in Doping - Detection and Screening

Barry J. Byrne, MD, PhD
Gene Transfer for Sport Enhancement?

Johann Olaf Koss
Gene Transfer Enhancement in Sport: An Athlete's Perspective

Maxwell Mehlman, JD
Should Sport Open the Door to Genetic Enhancement?