21 11, 2018

The Role of Pharmacy in Anti-Doping: An Interview with PharmD Student Athena Brindle

By |2018-11-27T10:29:03+00:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Athena Brindle is a PharmD student at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy. She recently had the unique opportunity to intern at USADA, where she created a quick reference internal supplement ingredient database, learned about the Therapeutic Use Exemption [...]

2 10, 2018

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

By |2018-11-16T18:59:06+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 [...]

2 05, 2018

Exhaled Breath Timeline

By |2018-11-16T18:59:07+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We’re about to reveal big news regarding anti-doping exhaled breath testing technology…but first, how did we get here? Here’s a high level #techtransfer timeline for what could be the next big thing in sample collection for elite sport (and beyond).  

23 04, 2018

Event Spotlight: The 36th Cologne Workshop on Dope Analysis

By |2018-11-16T18:59:07+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year, the PCC is delighted to attend the 36th Manfred Donike Workshop, held annually in Cologne, Germany. The conference is hosted by Dr. Mario Thevis, head of the Centre for Preventative Doping Research and Vice President of research at the German [...]

5 04, 2018

5 myths about the PCC

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

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 |2018-11-16T18:59:08+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 [...]

10 01, 2018

2018 Anti-Doping Conferences and Events

By |2018-11-16T18:59:08+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, [...]

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