5 04, 2018

5 myths about the PCC

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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 | February 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 | February 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

10 01, 2018

2018 Anti-Doping Conferences and Events

By | January 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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, [...]

8 11, 2017

Video: From PCC Fellowship to Anti-Doping Career

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Dr. Geoff Miller, currently Research & Laboratory Manager at the WADA-Accredited Sports Medicine Research and Testing Laboratory (SMRTL) in Utah, discusses the PCC Fellowship which facilitated his career in anti-doping science. Dr. Miller is the first PhD scientist to complete the PCC [...]

15 10, 2017

Reference Materials Available for WADA Anti-Doping Laboratories

By | October 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

9 10, 2017

2nd Annual Larry D. Bowers Excellence in Anti-Doping Science Award

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Dr. William Schanzer 2017's Larry D. Bowers Excellence in Anti-Doping Science Award was presented to Prof. Dr Wilhelm Schänzer in recognition of his vital role in the fight for clean sport over his 30+ year anti-doping career. Dr. Schänzer has [...]

13 09, 2017

The PCC’s Research Impact Report

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is the PCC's Research Impact Report? In 2017, the PCC began an initiative to more deliberately track the impact of the research we fund. One of the mechanisms used for this is the RIR, or Research Impact Report. The RIR [...]

16 08, 2017

Interview with Dr. Garvican-Lewis

By | August 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

  In honor of Australia's National Science Week, the PCC interviewed Dr. Laura Garvican-Lewis, a researcher at the Australian Institute of Sport currently conducting research she hopes will improve the Athlete Biological Passport. Born in the UK, Laura moved to Australia [...]

12 07, 2017

Re-Submission Guidelines for PCC Applicants

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

  If you have applied for a PCC grant, or have been browsing our website recently, you may have come across references to application ‘re-submissions’. This blog will provide an overview of who is eligible to re-submit a grant application, and [...]

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