2 10, 2018

The PCC Begins Field Trials on Innovative Exhaled Breath Anti-Doping Technology

By |2018-10-04T15:07:15+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

For immediate release: The Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC), the global leader in sports anti-doping research and development, is conducting field trials of exhaled breath testing technology for in-competition sample collection. The trials began in late September 2018 in conjunction [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

10 01, 2018

2018 Anti-Doping Conferences and Events

By |2018-06-27T17:43:33+00:00January 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Get your calendars ready! The PCC has compiled a list of anti-doping conferences being held in 2018. Be sure to check back regularly for updates to the list as many events are expected to occur later in the year. As well, [...]

8 11, 2017

Video: From PCC Fellowship to Anti-Doping Career

By |2017-11-08T15:02:08+00:00November 8th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Geoff Miller, currently Research & Laboratory Manager at the WADA-Accredited Sports Medicine Research and Testing Laboratory (SMRTL) in Utah, discusses the PCC Fellowship which facilitated his career in anti-doping science. Dr. Miller is the first PhD scientist to complete the PCC [...]

15 10, 2017

Reference Materials Available for WADA Anti-Doping Laboratories

By |2018-06-27T17:43:35+00:00October 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When analyzing samples for the presence of performance enhancing substances, comparability of measurement between WADA’s 30 + worldwide laboratories is vital. Anomalies in this domain have the potential to affect not only the reputations or standing of athletes, but also the [...]

9 10, 2017

2nd Annual Larry D. Bowers Excellence in Anti-Doping Science Award

By |2018-06-27T17:43:35+00:00October 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. William Schanzer 2017's Larry D. Bowers Excellence in Anti-Doping Science Award was presented to Prof. Dr Wilhelm Schänzer in recognition of his vital role in the fight for clean sport over his 30+ year anti-doping career. Dr. Schänzer has [...]

13 09, 2017

The PCC’s Research Impact Report

By |2018-06-27T17:43:35+00:00September 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What is the PCC's Research Impact Report? In 2017, the PCC began an initiative to more deliberately track the impact of the research we fund. One of the mechanisms used for this is the RIR, or Research Impact Report. The RIR [...]

16 08, 2017

Interview with Dr. Garvican-Lewis

By |2018-06-27T17:43:36+00:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  In honor of Australia's National Science Week, the PCC interviewed Dr. Laura Garvican-Lewis, a researcher at the Australian Institute of Sport currently conducting research she hopes will improve the Athlete Biological Passport. Born in the UK, Laura moved to Australia [...]

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