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 [...]

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 [...]

24 01, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Bryan Finkle on a well deserved retirement

By |2018-01-24T13:37:14+00:00January 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 |2018-06-27T17:43:33+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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

5 10, 2017

Enhancing Steroid Detection through the PCC’s TRF

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

This article also featured in the PCC's 2017 Fall Newsletter. In 2008 Dr. Tom Brenna at Cornell University was awarded the PCC’s first grant for a project entitled “Characterization of the Human Urinary Steroidome for Anti-Doping Applications.” The project’s ambitious aim [...]

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