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Professor David Cowan

Research interests

Evidential drug analysis with particular emphasis on forensic toxicology and drugs misused in human sport; current interests include mass spectrometric analysis of intact conjugates and protein hormones and techniques to distinguish the administration of pseudo-endogenous substances (especially GHB and androgens).

Biographical details

Professor David Cowan has been working at King's for over 30 years and is established as a world expert on drug detection and anti-doping. He is currently leading the Anti-Doping laboratory for the London 2012 Olympics.

Types of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

Comments for New Scientist article "Supplements fingered in sprinters' positive dope tests"

David Cowan (Interviewee)

16 Jul 2013

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

Comments for a special package by CNN highlighting anti-doping efforts led by King’s College London

David Cowan (Interviewee)

25 Jun 2013

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

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