The New Frontier of Doping Will Modify Athletes’ DNA

April 16, 2018

(CNN) – This new frontier of doping presented a simple and dark idea: What if there was a way for dopers to never be caught? Now, almost 20 years later, the technology is has finally been used to treat patients with rare diseases — such as severe combined immunodeficiency, chronic granulomatous disorder, hemophilia, blindness, cancer and neurodegenerative diseases — by transferring missing genes into skeletal muscles, Sweeney said. “So because of that, it is now at a point where potentially it could be used by athletes.

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