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C100 names Athletigen among most promising companies in Canada

Posted by Sean McCullum on Thu, Apr 27, 2017

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia: C100, a nonprofit organization connecting Canadian entrepreneurs with influential Canadian business leaders in Silicon Valley, has named Halifax-based Athletigen Technologies as one of the “most promising companies in Canada,” inviting the company to attend 48 Hrs in the Valley.

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Topics: 48 Hrs in the Valley, athletigen, Atlantic Canada, C100, genetics, News, 48 Hrs, Halifax, Media Releases, Silicon Valley, sports, Startup

What you need to know about gene doping

Posted by Sean McCullum on Thu, Mar 23, 2017

A groundbreaking and controversial technology is on the horizon for the field of genetics. CRISPR-Cas9 is a relatively new technology that allows for precise editing of a human’s genetic code.

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Topics: athletigen, CRISPR, CRISPR-Cas9, Gene editing, genetically modified athletes, GMA, sports genetics, Editorial, Gene, Gene doping, sports, WADA

Understanding your genetics to help reduce injury risk

Posted by Sean McCullum on Mon, Jan 23, 2017

An individual’s DNA plays a role in everything from their eye colour to how their body processes vitamins. Over the past couple of years, some genetic markers have been identified and linked to susceptibilities to various injury. As athletes put their bodies on the line each time they step onto the track, court or field, access to this genetic information is an asset for both athletes and coaches during training and competition.

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Topics: athletigen, disc degeneration, DNA, do, Genes, genome, Iris, ligament, performance, tendon, What is, Editorial, enhance, Genomics, human performance, injury, sports, What does

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