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American Cowboy magazine - "Electric Cowboys," by Natasha Gardner, February 16, 2011. Questions are raised about performance-enhancing drug use in professional rodeo, and Dr. Catlin is interviewed. To read the article, click here.

Associated Press - "FDA 'steroid cop' quizzes Armstrong?s ex-teammates," by Ronald Blum and Paul Elias, August 9, 2010. To read the article, click here.

Associated Press - "Scientist Don Catlin Says HGH Test for Minor Leaguers may be of Limited Use," by Ronald Blum, July 23, 2010. To read the story, click here.

Associated Press - "Bigger, stronger, faster? Jury out on how steroid use affects performance of race horses." Article, published June 20, 2008, is available online, via International Herald Tribune. To read it, click here.

Bloodhorse.com - "Test for Blood-Doping Agent (CERA) Developed" by Tom LaMarra, November 30, 2009. An article about ADR?s development of an equine test for the powerful blood-boosting drug CERA. To read it, click here.

Bloodhorse.com - "Detox," an article about Dr. Catlin?s outlook on anabolic steroids in the thoroughbred industry, posted online March 25, 2008. To read it, click here.

news.Bloodhorse.com - "Steroid Prohibition Topic at Saratoga Racing and Gaming Institute" by Claire Novak, posted online on August 7, 2007. The article covers Dr. Catlin's talk at the Albany Law School in which he discusses the Equine Drug Research Institute's efforts to curb the use of anabolic steroids in thoroughbred horseracing. To read it, click here.

Boston Globe - "Olympian Duel Over Drugs Already Underway" by Kay Lazar, February 1, 2010. A look at the challenges facing anti-doping testers in the lead up to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. To read it, click here.

The Canadian Press - "Anti-Doping Lab Still Processing Samples," March 1, 2010.
A discussion of the testing at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. To read the article, click here.

The Canadian Press - "Anti-Doping Forces Suspect Experimental Anemia Drug May Be Used by Dopers" by Helen Branswell, February 8, 2010. Will the new anemia drug Hematide be making an appearance at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver? To read it, click here.

Chemical & Engineering News - "Drugs at the Starting Line," by Marc S. Reisch, August 11, 2008. A comprehensive look at anti-doping efforts at the Olympics, as the Summer Games in Beijing are about to begin. To read the article, click here.

Chemical & Engineering News - "Groups Push Long-Term Efforts To Stop Drug Abuse," by Marc. S. Reisch, August 11, 2008. A brief article about Dr. Catlin's idea for establishing a voluntary testing program and the first steps being taken to make it a reality. To read it, click here.

Chemistry World - "To Catch a Cheating Athlete" by Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay, February 8, 2010. A review of the enormous challenges facing anti-doping experts today. To read the article, click here.

Christian Science Monitor - "Lance Armstrong's Accuser: Who is Floyd Landis?" by Christa Case Bryant, May 21, 2010. Dr. Catlin discusses Landis's revelations and doping case. To read it, click here.

Christian Science Monitor - "Gatekeeper for clean sports" by Christa Case Bryant, August 4, 2008. The final installment of a four-part series, the article focuses on Dr. Catlin and his work. To read it, click here.

Other articles in the series:
"For athletes accused of taking drugs, a Perry Mason of their own," July 28, 2008. To read it, click here.
"David Millar tries to clean up cycling from inside the peloton," July 21, 2008. To read it, click here.
"One woman leads a crusade to clean up cycling in Germany," July 14, 2008. To read it, click here.

Current Biography - "Don H. Catlin," by C.C, March 2010. An in-depth look at Dr. Catlin and his work. Reprinted from the March 2010 issue of Current Biography® published by The H.W. Wilson Company (www.hwwilson.com). To read the article, click here.

Cycling News.com - "Landis Revelations Do Not Nullify Blood Passport, Anti-doping Expert Says," by Daniel Benson, May 28, 2010. In an extensive interview, ADR Vice President and CFO Oliver Catlin says the biological passport program remains effective in fighting the use of performance-enhancing drugs. To read the article, click here.

FasterSkier.com - "Book Review: 'The Night Olympic Team,'" by Christa Case Bryant, March 16, 2010. As the first positive test from the recent Games in Vancouver emerges, a look back at the 2002 Winter Olympics when Dr. Catlin reported a form of EPO for the first time in sports. To read it, click here.

Forbes India - "Don't Do It, You Dope," by Abhishek Raghunath, Forbes India, July 18, 2011. Dr. Catlin is interviewed in a discussion of doping in India. To read it, click here.

Los Angeles Times - "MLB Announces Implementation of HGH Testing for Minor League Players," by Lance Pugmire, July 22, 2010. Dr. Catlin states that he doesn?t have great expectations for the blood test, but it is all that?s available right now. To read it, click here.

Los Angeles Times - "Researchers say they?re getting closer to HGH test," by Lance Pugmire, Nov. 11, 2008. An article about Dr. Catlin and Dr. Lance Liotta's progress toward a urine test for human growth hormone "that could close a major drug-testing loophole." To read it, click here.

Los Angeles Times - "Turf battle awaits on testing for HGH," by Bill Shaikin, December 15, 2007. An article about the need to develop a test for human growth hormone in Major League Baseball. To read it, click here.

New Scientist - "Ending the Influence," a brief interview with Dr. Catlin on a range of anti-doping topics, published August 11, 2007. To read it, click here.

New York Daily News - "HGH Bio-marker Test Appears Imminent, Finally," by Matt Chaney, March 29, 2010. The World Anti-Doping Agency has agreed to implement the hGH biomarker test, a blood test developed by Dr. Peter Sonksen and colleagues. To read it, click here.

New York Daily News - "Don Catlin, Pioneer of Olympic Drug Testing, Says Pro Sports Leagues Not Close to Testing Blood," by Christian Red, February 26, 2010. Dr. Catlin discusses the need for a urine test to detect human growth hormone. To read it, click here.

New York Times - "Will Olympic Athletes Dope if They Know It Might Kill Them?" by Gretchen Reynolds, January 20, 2010. The article includes a discussion of the health risks of EPO. To read it, click here.

New York Times - "Baseball's Drug Testing Lacks Element of Surprise" by Michael S. Schmidt, October 31, 2007. Article discusses the yet-to-be-released Mitchell Report and ADR?s role in helping to develop a reliable hGH test. Dr. Catlin is quoted. To read it, click here.

New York Times - "Doctors Are Years Away From HGH Urine Test" by Duff Wilson ran in the paper September 18, 2007 and is available online. The article discusses Dr. Catlin's thoughts on developing a reliable urine test for the use of human growth hormone (hGH). To read it, click here.

Newhope 360 - "Amazon.com Sells Banned Substances Posing as Supplements, Researchers Find," by Hank Schultz, January 20, 2011. Don Catlin, M.D., and Oliver Catlin report that Amazon is providing a marketplace for the sale of illegal anabolic steroids. To read the article, click here.

Newsweek.com - "The Decade in Review: Top-10 History-Altering Decisions, #7 - Trevor Graham Sends a Syringe to USADA" by Buster Olney, November 30, 2009. Marion Jones's coach, Trevor Graham, sends a syringe to USADA, who turns to Don Catlin, M.D. to identify the unknown substance. He and his team identify it as a new, never-before-seen designer anabolic steroid, tetrahydrogestrinone or THG. To read the excerpt, click here.

Outside magazine - "The Awful Truth About Drugs in Sports" by Brian Alexander is an in-depth article about Dr. Catlin, BALCO and THG, and the many challenges testers face. The piece appeared in the July 2005 issue, and can be read online here.

The Phanatic Magazine blog - "All Talk, No Action in Science Dispute over GH-isoform Test," by Matt Chaney, April 6, 2010. No response yet from sports organizations, unions or anti-doping agencies to Dr. Catlin?s call for a meeting to discuss hGH testing. To read the article, click here.

The Phanatic Magazine blog - "Experts Question WADA Blood Test for HGH" by Matt Chaney, March 23, 2010. Dr. Catlin expresses his desire for more research data on the current isoform test. To read the article, click here.

Reuters - "Doping: Common Consensus Needed to Go Forward -- Expert," by Jim Ferstle, March 31, 2010. Dr. Catlin calls for a meeting of top experts to discuss hGH testing. To read the article, click here.

Running Times - "Protect the Innocent -- The Real Doping Scandal: Little Protection for the Clean Athlete" by Jim Ferstle. A lengthy article about doping in elite sports and a discussion of various approaches to the problem; published in the January/February 2008 issue, it is available online here.

Sports Illustrated -"Don Catlin Responds," Letters, June 6, 2011. In a letter-to-the-editor, Dr. Catlin corrects some of the misinformation contained in the feature story "The Case Against Lance Armstrong" by Selena Roberts and David Epstein. To read the letter, click here

Sporting News Radio - "HGH Testing: A Better Way," by Larry Brown, July 26, 2010. To read the article, click here

Washington Post - "Chemist Don Catlin Fires Back at Sports Illustrated Story on Lance Armstrong," by Cindy Boren, January 28, 2011. Don Catlin, M.D., casts a negative light on the Jan. 24 Sports Illustrated feature story on Lance Armstrong by Selena Roberts and David Epstein. To read the article, click here.

Washington Post - "Study Finds Steroids are Readily Available through Amazon," by Amy Shipley, January 19, 2011. Amazon is providing a marketplace for the sale of illegal steroids, Don Catlin, M.D., and Oliver Catlin report. To read the article, click here.

Washington Post - "Future of HGH Testing is Thrown into Doubt," by Amy Shipley, April 13, 2010. One of two recent research studies examining the possibility of an effective urine test for hGH, an ADR study shows that a method that concentrates hGH even more is needed for a urine test to be successful. To read the article, click here.

Washington Post - "Catlin to Leave Testing Field for New Research Position" by Amy Shipley, originally published March 12, 2007. An article about Dr. Catlin leaving the UCLA Olympic Analytical Lab to focus on research and testing development at Anti-Doping Research. The story also summarizes his career. To read it, click here.

Universal Sports - "Q & A: Anti-Doping Expert's Take on Contador," by Jason Devaney, September 30, 2010. Read interview with Dr. Catlin.

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"Golf Talk" - "Golf Talk" radio hosts Vince Mastracco and Brett Taylor interview Dr. Catlin on doping and professional golf. The lengthy interview aired on syndicated stations December 1, 2007. To listen, click on this link, then click on "Golf Talk, 12/1/07." The interview begins a few minutes into the show.

KIRO Radio - "Study: Illegal Steroids Available for Sale on Amazon.com," by Alex Silverman, January 20, 2011. Amazon is providing a marketplace for the sale of illegal steroids, Oliver Catlin reports. Listen to report/read article.

National Public Radio (NPR) - "Tour De France Champ Blames Meat for Drug Result," with Melissa Block, September 30, 2010. Read/listen to interview with Dr. Catlin.

National Public Radio (NPR) - "Anti-Doping Scientists Have Jobs Cut Out for Them," by Tom Goldman, May 28, 2010. While Floyd Landis' doping admission has focused attention on who in cycling is engaged in doping, investigators like Don Catlin, M.D. are focusing on Landis' description of how he did it. Listen to or read story.

Sporting News Radio - "HGH Testing: A Better Way," by Larry Brown, July 26, 2010. To hear the interview and read the article, click here.

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CBS News' "The Early Show" - ADR conducted tests on supplements for this two-part report, "High Schoolers Unknowingly Taking Steroids," which aired March 17 and March 18, 2009. CBS News correspondent Kelly Cobiella presents the report, and Dr. Catlin is interviewed in both parts. To watch, click here.

CNN - CNN's Ray D'Alessio talks to Dr. Catlin about developing tests for baseball and other sports. The story, which runs 2 minutes, 31 seconds, aired December 13, 2007. To watch, click here.

"Costas Now" - Dr. Catlin Talks to Bob Costas: In an in-depth 2006 episode of HBO Sports' "Costas Now" about steroid use in professional baseball, the illustrious sportscaster Bob Costas interviews ADR founder Dr. Don Catlin, who first identified the anabolic steroid THG in the BALCO Affair. (Clip used by permission of HBO Sports; 1 minute, 4 seconds.) View clip.

See also The Press on Don Catlin, M.D. (in About Us) and News of Interest (in the Locker Room).

   

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