4 01, 2019

Funding for Social Science Anti-Doping Research

By |2019-01-09T11:32:14-06:00January 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 [...]

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 [...]

21 11, 2018

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

By |2018-11-27T10:29:03-06:00November 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 |2018-11-16T18:59:06-06:00October 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 |2018-11-16T18:59:07-06:00May 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 37th Cologne Workshop on Dope Analysis

By |2019-02-21T08:14:12-06:00April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The PCC is once again delighted to attend the Manfred Donike Workshop, held annually in Cologne, Germany. 2019 marks the 37th iteration of the event. The conference is hosted by Dr. Mario Thevis, head of the Centre for Preventative Doping Research and [...]

5 04, 2018

5 myths about the PCC

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

24 01, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Bryan Finkle on a well deserved retirement

By |2018-01-24T13:37:14-06:00January 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) [...]

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