Cornell expert available for comments on U.S. probe into Russian doping

Tom Brenna, Cornell University professor of human nutrition and of chemistry, is an expert on laboratory analysis of performance enhancing drugs – known as PED – in sports. He is available for interviews about the U.S. Justice Department’s probe into claims of widespread doping among Russian athletes.

Brenna is currently developing and implementing cutting-edge methods to detect PED use. His research has been funded by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and the Partnership for Clean Competition. Brenna was the key witness for the USADA in its case against cyclist Floyd Landis.

Bio: http://www.human.cornell.edu/bio.cfm?netid=jtb4

For interviews contact:
Rebecca Valli
office: 607-255-7701
cell: 607-793-1025
rv234@cornell.edu

Cornell University has television, ISDN and dedicated Skype/Google+ Hangout studios available for media interviews.

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