16 02, 2017

Research Spotlight: Growth Hormone Biomarkers Test

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In 2012, the PCC assembled a team of researchers representing five distinct laboratories around the world: Dr. David Cowan of King’s College London Drug Control Center, Dr. Andrew Hoofnagle of the University of Washington, Dr. Mario Thevis of the Sport University [...]

10 02, 2017

The Women of Anti-Doping Science

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We wanted to commemorate the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science by sharing the projects of female grant recipients contributing their acumen to the Clean Sport Movement. The PCC is proud to support scientists representing diverse backgrounds, scientific [...]

14 12, 2016

Research Update: Dr. Cowan

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  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 [...]

30 10, 2016

What’s Scarier than Bad Science?

By | October 30th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

The PCC relies on the valuable contributions of scientists around the world to advance our pursuit of protecting clean athletes through high quality research. The scientists we fund are passionate about their work, committed to scientific excellence, and staunchly adherent to [...]

7 10, 2016

Fellowship Friday: an interview with Dr. Liying Jiang

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

After graduating with a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from Stockholm University in 2015 and receiving an honorable mention for the Phabian Award from the Swedish Pharmaceutical Society for her PhD thesis, Dr. Liying Jiang is ready to start a career in [...]

28 09, 2016

What’s Next Wednesday: PCC Funded Anti-Doping Reference Materials for WADA-Accredited Labs

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  Metrology, the science of measurement, is a critical component of nearly all competitive sports. Whether providing accurate measurements for a runner’s time or the distance of a quarterback’s pass, achievement in sport is driven by comparative metrics. The measurement of [...]

8 09, 2016

Beyond Anabolic Steroids: Anti-Doping Research has Multiple Priorities

By | September 8th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

A common misconception of doping in sport is that the problem is confined to substances like steroids and growth hormone (HGH) which promote the growth of skeletal muscle. However, the scope of doping, and thus the research that must accompany it, [...]

23 08, 2016

PCC Grant Application Tip Series: Part 2

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

For the second installment of our Grant Application Tip series, we’d like to address a common reason for being denied PCC grant funding: not complying with PCC application requirements. The PCC understands that scientific researchers are exceptionally busy -  and saving [...]

12 07, 2016

PCC Grant Application Tips Series: Part 1

By | July 12th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

At the PCC, we recognize that applying for grants is a time consuming and arduous process. Despite this, not all applications are fruitful. As the premier anti-doping research collaborative, the PCC has assessed hundreds of grant applications and noticed commonalities between [...]

8 07, 2016

The Importance of an Invested Board

By | July 8th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |7 Comments

This is an opinion piece by Jenna Celmer, Stakeholder Engagement Manager for the PCC. Why is the Partnership for Clean Competition a global leader in anti-doping research? I could go on for days, but one of the biggest reasons is we [...]

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