Dr. Anthony Galea to Appear in Court to Answer HGH Smuggling AllegationsWritten by Laura Miller | July 05, 2011
Anthony Galea, MD, a Canadian sports medicine physician who was accused of smuggling unapproved human growth hormones into the United States to treat professional athletes, is scheduled to appear before a U.S. District Court in New York, according to a USA Today report.
The hearing is on a possible plea agreement. Dr. Galea was indicted by a federal grand jury last October, but did not enter a plea. He allegedly lied to border agents to smuggle the HGH into the country, and he faces similar charges in Canada.
Dr. Galea was scheduled to moderate the North American Platelet-Rich Plasma Symposium in Toronto later this year. However, he was recently relieved of the responsibility for undisclosed reasons. Dr. Galea pled guilty to the charges, and you can read coverage of the updated report here.
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