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Harvard Medical Expert Criticizes PGA Tour, Calls Decision to Suspend Doug Barron for Doping 'Unreasonable, Unfair and Discriminatory'
Date:12/15/2009

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ --A Harvard medical expert internationally recognized as a leading authority on testosterone says that the PGA Tour's decision last month to suspend Doug Barron for doping when Barron's doctor had diagnosed him as having the medical condition hypogonadism and was treating Barron for this condition is "unreasonable, unfair and discriminatory."

Hypogonadism is the disorder of lower than normal testosterone levels, often referred to informally as Low T.

Abraham Morgentaler, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Urology at Harvard Medical School is speaking out just one week after Robert S. Whitehead, CEO of Slate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. of Durham, North Carolina, issued a public statement denouncing the PGA Tour's action last month that made Doug Barron the first and only player in professional golf to be suspended for doping.

Dr. Morgentaler, perhaps the most widely published and cited medical authority on Low T, is author of the book,

SOURCE Slate Pharmaceuticals
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