BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  Health & Living  >  Gene Doping

Gene Doping

Dr Arif Anwar, Geneticist

04-Aug-16 16:00

Gene Doping

Rather than injecting performance enhancing drugs, gene doping tweaks cells so that they produce the substances naturally. This makes it undetectable using standard tests. The World Anti-Doping Agency has decided to introduce the first gene test in sport to identify the presence of synthetic genes for the erythropoietin hormone for the Olympics. Geneticist Dr Arif Anwar explains what gene doping is all about.


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  health and livingdopingsubstance abuseperformance enhancing drugsgene therapyOlympic 2016anti-dopingHealthSports


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows



10:00 AM

Pick of the Pops (REPEAT)

Epi451 - Hits From The 60s to 80s

12:00 PM

Bar None (REPEAT)

1:00 PM

Ringgit and Sense (REPEAT)

Your First Credit Card; Hann Liew, CEO, RinggitPlus

1:30 PM

The Property Show (REPEAT)

How Temporary is China's Property Market Dip?; Christine Li , Head of Research, Asia Pacific, Knight Frank

2:00 PM

BBC World Service

3:00 PM

By the Book (REPEAT)

Book Club June 2022 - Queen of the Tiles

4:00 PM

The Bigger Picture (REPEAT)

Tajuddin Spills the Tea; Dr Bridget Welsh, Honorary Research Associate, University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute-Malaysia

5:00 PM

TED Radio Hour

6:00 PM

Earth Matters (REPEAT)

Bonn Climate Change Conference - More Blah Blah, Than Rah Rah; Meenakshi Raman, President, Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM), Head of Programmes, Third World Network (TWN)

7:00 PM

Back To Back (REPEAT)

EP26 - Glastonbury Festival 2022

8:00 PM

Track By Track (REPEAT)

EP26: Paul McCartney and Wings' Band on the Run

9:00 PM

The Selector