Science & Medicine

WADA's responsibilities in science and medicine include, among others, scientific research, the Prohibited List, the accreditation of anti-doping laboratories, Therapeutic Use Exemptions, and the Athlete Passport Program.

Therapeutic Use Exemptions

The International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions (ISTUE) ensures that the process of granting TUEs is harmonized across sports and countries.

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Prohibited List

The List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is the International Standard that establishes which substances and methods are banned in sport.

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Accredited Laboratories

WADA accredited anti-doping laboratories are dedicated to the analysis of doping control samples collected from athletes.

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WADA is committed to increasing the volume of research dedicated to improving and developing new detection means for prohibited substances and methods.

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