1 08, 2019

Blood Doping RFP

By |2019-09-19T12:41:51-06:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog, News Articles, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – TARGETED RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT Single Cell HbA1C Fraction Distribution Assay This RFP aims at funding an analytical approach to precisely measure percent glycated hemoglobin (HbA1C) fraction at the single Red Blood Cell (RBC) level from whole-blood [...]

12 06, 2019

Research Results: “Urine Steroid Profile in Testosterone Treated Female-to-Male (F2M) Transgender Men”

By |2019-06-12T12:44:25-06:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In 2016, Dr. Handelsman was given a PCC micro-grant to pursue an observational study aimed at determining the urine and serum steroid profile of F2M transgender men compared with testosterone treated men with functioning gonads. The goal of the study was [...]

4 01, 2019

Funding for Social Science Anti-Doping Research

By |2019-01-09T11:32:14-07:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Since 2008, the PCC’s mission has been to deter and detect the use of performance enhancing drugs in sport through funding scientific research world-wide. We have demonstrated global leadership in this domain, with nearly $23 million USD awarded to researchers in [...]

5 04, 2018

5 myths about the PCC

By |2018-11-16T18:59:07-07:00April 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 [...]

12 02, 2018

The New PCC Fellowship Program

By |2018-11-16T18:59:08-07:00February 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 [...]

24 01, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Bryan Finkle on a well deserved retirement

By |2018-01-24T13:37:14-07:00January 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is with great delight that we announce the bestowal of the prestigious Alan Curry Award to Dr. Bryan Finkle, and it is with both sadness and best wishes that we announce his retirement from the PCC Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) [...]

17 01, 2018

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

By |2018-11-16T18:59:08-07:00January 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 |2018-11-16T18:59:08-07:00January 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 [...]

14 11, 2017

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

By |2018-11-16T18:59:08-07:00November 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 |2017-11-08T15:02:08-07:00November 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 [...]

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