23 04, 2018

Event Spotlight: The 36th Cologne Workshop on Dope Analysis

By |2018-06-27T17:43:32+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 |2018-06-27T17:43:32+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 [...]

14 02, 2018

New Research: Growth Hormone Biomarker

By |2018-06-27T17:43:33+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 |2018-06-27T17:43:33+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 [...]

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) [...]

10 01, 2018

2018 Anti-Doping Conferences and Events

By |2018-06-27T17:43:33+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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

6 10, 2017

PhD Student wins Prestigious Award for PCC Funded Research

By |2018-06-27T17:43:35+00:00October 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This interview was also featured in the PCC's 2017 Fall Newsletter. The PCC was excited to catch up with Danielle Moncrieffe after she was presented the Barber Prize by the British Mass Spectrometry Society at their annual meeting. The BMSS awards [...]

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