2017 award winner Wilhelm Schänzer

Dr. Wilhelm Schänzer Presented with the 2nd Annual Larry D. Bowers Excellence in Anti-Doping Science Award

October 3, 2017 In honor and recognition of the vital role anti-doping scientists play in the fight for clean sport, USADA has proudly awarded the 2nd Annual Larry D. Bowers Excellence in Anti-Doping Science Award to Dr. Wilhelm Schänzer of the German Sport University Cologne. Presented on September 30 during USADA’s 16th Annual Symposium on…

USADA’s 16th Annual Science Symposium Brings International Experts Together to Examine Critical Topics in Anti-Doping Science

September 29, 2017 Today marks the start of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s 16th Annual Symposium on Anti-Doping Science, a meeting of 100 of the world’s top anti-doping experts and academics from diverse fields whose collaboration will help advance current anti-doping science and shape the future of anti-doping research. Gathering in Orlando, Florida, these invited experts…

2016 science symposium presentation

USADA’s 15th Annual Science Symposium Unites International Experts to Shape Anti-Doping Research Initiatives

October 7, 2016 Leading academics and outside experts from nearly 30 countries and diverse scientific fields convened for the USADA Annual Symposium on Anti-Doping Science, in Bellevue, Washington, this past weekend, where they explored the theme, “Recovery, Repair, and Regeneration: From Steroids to Stem Cells.” The 15th Annual Science Symposium united more than 100 world-renowned…

Potentially Dangerous Class Of Substances Added To The 2014 WADA Prohibited List

June 4, 2014 In early 2014, anti-doping organizations were made aware that athletes may be using dangerous, highly toxic, and concentrated gases such as Xenon, in an attempt to enhance performance. No credible scientific studies have proven that Xenon is a safe or effective way to enhance performance by increasing Hypoxia-Inducible Factor (HIF) stability in…