International Network of Doping Research


October 2016 Editorial

By Ask Vest Christiansen and John Gleaves

Dear colleagues. We did not succeed in getting the INDR September Newsletter out before the month was over. We will not tire you with redundant excuses on how September has been extraordinary busy for the two INDR directors, only say that while we are late; we do have important news and information to share with you in this newsletter.

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Call for Papers INDR 2017 Conference

We are proud to announce the 2017 INDR Conference. The conference takes place in Aarhus, Denmark on August 24 and 25, 2017 and the theme will be “Doping in sport, doping in society – lessons, themes, and connections.” Make sure that you already now make note of the dates in your calendar.

In addition, you may regard this newsletter as the first call for papers! Abstracts should be between 150-300 words and address the conference theme. A website for abstract submission will soon be established.

INDR commentary, John Gleaves

By John Gleaves

Following twenty-four hours of traveling from Los Angeles, California to Athens, Greece, in late May this year, I received news that Paul Dimeo had been asked to step down as chair of USA Cycling’s Anti-Doping Advisory Board. Paul had resigned following a journalist’s misleading article that depicted him as an advocate for legalizing certain substances on WADA’s Prohibited Substance List.  Much has been discussed about Paul’s resignation, so I will not rehash the issues here (but for a quick brush-up, see the INDR editorial from June 2016). I simply wish to articulate the reasons I chose to continue as a member of USA Cycling’s Anti-Doping Advisory Board.

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INDR October 2016 Newsletter

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