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 [...]

17 01, 2018

FAQ: When will I receive the remainder of my PCC Grant?

By |2018-06-27T17:43:33+00:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Many research projects recommended for PCC funding are complex scientific endeavors requiring multiple years (and phases) of investigation. In these cases, the PCC will prorate funding across the project’s duration. Traditionally, a PI submits a budget that delineates the amount required [...]

2 01, 2018

The PCC’s 2017 Highlights

By |2018-06-27T17:43:33+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Wishing you a happy and prosperous 2018. The PCC wishes to extend gratitude to the sponsors, researchers, administrators, athletes, collaborators, and stakeholders who fought vigilantly for clean sport in 2017 and helped us make incredible strides within the anti-doping movement. Here [...]

5 12, 2017

University of Copenhagen PhD Anti-Doping Course – Update!

By |2018-06-27T17:43:35+00:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PhD Anti-Doping Course Highlights Two weeks ago, PhD researchers from around the world gathered in Denmark to take advantage of a free course designed to expand participant’s knowledge of anti-doping science. The course, led by global experts, was organized by the [...]

14 11, 2017

PCC Grant Application Tip Series: Part 3 (The Importance of Assembling and Notating an Inclusive Project Team)

By |2018-06-27T17:43:35+00:00November 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

To fulfill the PCC application process, investigators must identify their project team. Applications presenting teams with diverse and holistic expertise are more likely to be funded than those who appear to lack proficiency in a key area of experimental design. It [...]

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 [...]

1 11, 2017

SAB Member Recognized in “Analytical Scientist” Power List

By |2017-11-01T14:19:41+00:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are very proud to announce that PCC Scientific Advisory Board member Dr. John Yates was recognized as a top global scientist in this year’s Analytical Scientist’s Power List. Dr. Yates was not only recognized, but voted as a top ten [...]

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 [...]

6 10, 2017

PhD Student wins Prestigious Award for PCC Funded Research

By |2018-06-27T17:43:35+00:00October 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This interview was also featured in the PCC's 2017 Fall Newsletter. The PCC was excited to catch up with Danielle Moncrieffe after she was presented the Barber Prize by the British Mass Spectrometry Society at their annual meeting. The BMSS awards [...]

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