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 [...]

11 12, 2018

Small Amount of Blood Doping: Large Impact.

By |2018-12-11T11:28:04-06:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

New data from a PCC funded study from the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at the University of Copenhagen reveals that a small blood transfusion of only 135 ml of red blood cells can improve performance in cycling and other [...]

9 11, 2018

Quick Funding for Anti-Doping Research – An Interview with Dr. James Hopker

By |2018-11-16T18:59:06-06:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. James Hopker, a Reader in Exercise Physiology and Director of Postgraduate Research at the University of Kent, was recently awarded a PCC Micro-Grant to develop an Athlete Passport Program for sports anti-doping. While Dr. Hopker's main research interest concerns responses to exercise and [...]

14 02, 2018

New Research: Growth Hormone Biomarker

By |2018-11-16T18:59:07-06:00February 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 |2018-11-16T18:59:07-06:00February 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 [...]

14 12, 2016

Research Update: Dr. Cowan

By |2018-11-16T18:59:11-06:00December 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Dr. Cowan, Head of the WADA-Accredited Drug Control Center at King's College London, has provided the following update on his PCC funded research. Project title: Developing a mass spectrometric method for PIIINP and other collagen bone biomarkers to detect rHGH [...]