Committee Holds Hearing on Myths and Facts about Human Growth Hormone, B12, and Other Substances
The full Committee held a hearing at 10:00 a.m.to examine the myths and facts about performance-enhancing substances such as human growth hormone, B12 and other substances. A preliminary transcript of this hearing is now available.
The following witnesses testified:
Dr. Susan Shurin, Deputy Director, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
Dr. Thomas T. Perls, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director, New England Centenarian Study, Boston University School of Medicine
Dr. Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Virginia; Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, also representing the Endocrine Society
Dr. Todd Schlifstein, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hospital for Joint Diseases