1 06, 2022

Anti-doping research funding available; deadline for pre-applications July 1st

By |2022-06-01T07:46:07-06:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog|

The Partnership for Clean Competition offers funding to scientists all over the world who contribute to research that impacts anti-doping. What falls under that umbrella? Any science that contributes to the PCC’s research priorities: Developing methods of cost-effective testing to detect [...]

22 04, 2022

PCC Award for Published Advances in Anti-Doping recognizes work on misleading EPO variant

By |2022-04-22T07:15:21-06:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Blog|

The Partnership for Clean Competition announced its first Award for Published Advances in Anti-Doping. The award goes to the WADA-accredited anti-doping lab in China for their leadership on the paper Discovery of c.577del in EPO: Investigations into endogenous EPO double-band detected [...]

18 04, 2022

PCC to Announce Award for Published Advances in Anti-Doping

By |2022-04-18T08:13:18-06:00April 18th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

The Partnership for Clean Competition will announce a winner for the organization’s first Award for Published Advances in Anti-Doping on April 22, 2022. Sharing the overall ideal and mission of clean sport with the annual conference in memoriam of Professor Manfred [...]

29 03, 2022

PCC launches new report reminder system April 1st

By |2022-03-29T08:08:19-06:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Researchers that are awarded funding by the Partnership for Clean Competition know their funding agreement includes a series of reports, the most notable being a final scientific and final budget report. In order to streamline the reporting process, we integrated it [...]

21 03, 2022

“Game-Changer”: BBC StoryWorks, Thermo Fisher explore importance of developments in mass spectrometry

By |2022-03-21T08:59:03-06:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Blog|

BBC StoryWorks, supported by Thermo Fisher and aided by the Partnership for Clean Competition, put together a short documentary on some of the scientific technologies being leveraged to fight doping in sport. The short film highlights the predicament of clean athletes [...]

7 03, 2022

PCC-funded researchers learn new fundamentals of Beta-2 agonists

By |2022-03-07T08:24:49-07:00March 7th, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

A research team led by Mississippi State University’s Dr. Amanda Patrick recently completed a PCC-funded project on beta-2 agonists, revealing new fundamentals of how the prohibited substances behave in a mass spectrometry environment. These findings could lay the groundwork for better [...]

9 02, 2022

PCC-Funded Researcher’s work on HIF stabilizers wins TIAFT Young Scientist Award for Best Oral Presentation

By |2022-02-09T13:08:20-07:00February 9th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Liesl Janssens of Ghent University won the Young Scientist Award for Best Oral Presentation at 2022’s virtual meeting of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT). The award comes from the presentation of PCC-funded research performed in Dr. Christophe Stove’s lab. [...]

24 01, 2022

Newly published research demonstrates novel possibility for detecting blood doping

By |2022-01-24T09:49:05-07:00January 24th, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Newly published research shows that the erythropoietin receptor (EpoR) influences the process of cell division and growth for red blood cells, leading to higher quantities of larger red blood cells. The finding could be helpful in the realm of clean sport [...]

10 01, 2022

Prepare Now: PCC’s March 1st pre-application deadline for anti-doping research funding coming up

By |2022-01-20T12:34:18-07:00January 10th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

With the new year comes new Partnership for Clean Competition opportunities for researchers doing work applicable to anti-doping. The PCC will have its first pre-application deadline on March 1st for Grant and Fellowship applications. The pre-application is relatively short and straightforward. [...]

5 01, 2022

PCC welcomes NFL’s Janelle L. Winston to Board of Governors

By |2022-01-05T11:33:37-07:00January 5th, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

The Partnership for Clean Competition begins 2022 by welcoming a new member, Janelle L. Winston, to its Board of Governors. Winston represents the NFL and its teams in labor-management disputes involving compensation and salary, player discipline, electronic medical records and workers’ [...]