14 06, 2018

The PCC #tenforten: Reference Materials

By |2018-06-14T10:39:10+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Reference Materials are a critical resource for anti-doping scientists at WADA-Accredited laboratories, and the PCC has invested over a million dollars to ensure their availability since 2009. For a full list of reference materials available and information on ordering, visit https://cleancompetition.org/2017/10/15/reference-materials-available-for-wada-anti-doping-laboratories/

2 05, 2018

Exhaled Breath Timeline

By |2018-06-27T17:43:32+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We’re about to reveal big news regarding anti-doping exhaled breath testing technology…but first, how did we get here? Here’s a high level #techtransfer timeline for what could be the next big thing in sample collection for elite sport (and beyond).  

23 04, 2018

Event Spotlight: The 36th Cologne Workshop on Dope Analysis

By |2018-06-27T17:43:32+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year, the PCC is delighted to attend the 36th Manfred Donike Workshop, held annually in Cologne, Germany. The conference is hosted by Dr. Mario Thevis, head of the Centre for Preventative Doping Research and Vice President of research at the German [...]

17 04, 2018

PCC Research Award Winner: Dr. Katrin Dias

By |2018-04-17T12:00:26+00:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The PCC is proud to support young scientific investigators around the world committed to high quality research and discovery. To this end, the PCC supports two American Physiological Society Awards annually: The PCC Postdoctoral Award and the PCC Graduate Award. Both [...]

11 04, 2018

PCC Research Award Winner: Dr. Chris Wolff

By |2018-06-27T17:43:32+00:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The PCC is proud to support young scientific investigators around the world committed to high quality research and discovery. To this end, the PCC supports two American Physiological Society Awards annually: The PCC Postdoctoral Award, and the PCC Graduate Award. Both [...]

5 04, 2018

5 myths about the PCC

By |2018-06-27T17:43:32+00:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

For our first Myth Vs. Fact blog series installment, we're tackling myths related to the PCC itself! We test athletes Nope! We fund the science that creates and advances anti-doping technology. For instance, the techniques and devices used by sample collection [...]

28 03, 2018

PCC Grant Application Tip Series: Part 4 (The Importance of Showcasing Anti-Doping Expertise when Applying for a PCC Grant)

By |2018-06-27T17:43:33+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Recently, we discussed that 70% of PCC funded primary investigators are NOT affiliated with an anti-doping laboratory at the time of their award. Rather, these researchers represent various fields of science and conduct their projects within academic institutions or industry labs. [...]

14 02, 2018

New Research: Growth Hormone Biomarker

By |2018-06-27T17:43:33+00:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A new paper, published by the team led by Dr. David Cowan at the WADA-Accredited Drug Control Centre at King’s College London, has been published in “Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry.” The research focuses on the usage of P-III-NP as a [...]

13 02, 2018

PCC Funding: Not Just for WADA Labs

By |2018-06-27T17:43:33+00:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A common misconception about anti-doping science is that practitioners of research in this field are all associated with anti-doping laboratories. In fact, the majority of investigators we fund represent numerous fields of science (from analytical chemistry to physiology), and conduct their [...]

12 02, 2018

The New PCC Fellowship Program

By |2018-06-27T17:43:33+00:00February 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The PCC wants to ensure our programs best serve the community of scientists carrying out the important work that helps us meet our mission: detecting and deterring the usage of performance enhancing drugs through high quality science. In 2017, we realized [...]

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