23 02, 2017

The PCC Pre-Application Process

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If you’ve been wondering why the PCC distinguishes between ‘pre-apps’ and ‘full apps’,  it’s because these unique applications have very different goals – and time commitments – associated with them. The PCC pre-application is due on March 1st, July 1st,and November [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 05, 2016

Annual Report 2014

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  Please click on the below cover to view the PCC's 2014 Annual Report (PDF)      

11 05, 2016

What’s Next Wednesday: Dried Blood Spot Sampling

By | May 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What a Drop Can Do: Dried blood spot sampling (DBS) is a form of bio-sampling that has been used for decades to screen patients for diseases that can be identified via metabolic markers – such as congenital metabolic diseases in infants. [...]

26 04, 2016

PCC Funding Evolves Based on Contemporary Need

By | April 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The research we fund is driven by several factors, including a contemporary need for information on a substance or test, a need for new methodologies, or a researcher's passion on a given topic. In 2014/2015 many of the projects we funded [...]

22 04, 2016

Anti-Doping Efforts are Global, and so is PCC Funding

By | April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As the world leader in anti-doping research funding, the PCC's mission is driven by a global movement of scientists pursuing a single, noble goal: providing scientific data to protect the integrity of sport. The research we fund is conducted by scientists [...]

14 04, 2016

Funding Snapshot: An Overview of PCC Activities in 2014-2015

By | April 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

The PCC catalyzes an impact on sport through our funding. The research we support is conducted by scientists of the highest caliber, on topics exclusive to improving anti-doping knowledge. Often, the research we fund represents unique pilot projects not being explored [...]

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