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German TV Documentary Suggests Genetic Doping is Possible in China
July 22nd, 2008
A hidden camera showed a reporter, claiming to be a swimming coach, inquiring about performance-enhancing stem cell treatment for athletes in a Chinese hospital. A doctor named a price of $24,000 and outlined the procedure.
Gene Therapy to Treat Cancer for First Time
Press Trust of India
June 19th, 2008
Doctors have treated a cancer patient by injecting him with billions of his own genetically-modified immune cells
Gene Fears by Doping Body
Edinburgh Evening News
June 12th, 2008
The World Anti-Doping Agency has called for increased awareness of the dangers of gene doping, which is thought to be the next big performance-enhancing threat in world sport.
Protecting research subjects from a broken system
by Marcy Darnovsky
April 8th, 2008
Until conflicts of interest are eliminated, research subjects will never be safe.
Eight Years after Jesse’s Death, Are Human Research Subjects Any Safer?
by Paul Gelsinger and Adil E. Shamoo
Hastings Center Report
April 4th, 2008
Many things stand in the way of better protection, but perhaps the greatest obstacle is the lack of adequate federal oversight.
The Future: Think performance enhancers are a problem now?
Welcome to the era of the genetically engineered superathlete
by David Epstein
March 11th, 2008
If athletes develop ways to alter their genes, the very blueprints for their own muscles, there may be no test of blood or urine that can pick that up.
Nature Biotech reports CGS skepticism about IRBs-for-hire
by Marcy Darnovsky
February 5th, 2008
An article published in Nature Biotech last September quotes CGS's Osagie Obasogie's concerns about private IRBs.
The New Republic Asks Whether Baseball is Already Losing the Next Doping Battle
by Osagie Obasogie
January 29th, 2008
The New Republic blog have shifted the focus of baseball's scrutiny from past to future by asking whether the sport is already losing the next big doping battle.
Boy gets leukaemia after gene treatment to cure ‘bubble baby syndrome’
The Times (UK)
December 19th, 2007
One of the first children in Britain to receive gene therapy for an immune system disorder has developed leukaemia as a result of his treatment.
Death in gene therapy trial raises questions about private IRBs
by Heidi Ledford
September 30th, 2007
Researchers are increasingly turning to private, for-profit IRBs that promise quick turnaround times, especially for company-sponsored trials.
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