12 02, 2018

The New PCC Fellowship Program

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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 | January 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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) [...]

17 01, 2018

FAQ: When will I receive the remainder of my PCC Grant?

By | January 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many research projects recommended for PCC funding are complex scientific endeavors requiring multiple years (and phases) of investigation. In these cases, the PCC will prorate funding across the project’s duration. Traditionally, a PI submits a budget that delineates the amount required [...]

2 01, 2018

The PCC’s 2017 Highlights

By | January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

14 11, 2017

The Importance of Assembling and Notating an Inclusive Project Team

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

To fulfill the PCC application process, investigators must identify their project team. Applications presenting teams with diverse and holistic expertise are more likely to be funded than those who appear to lack proficiency in a key area of experimental design. It [...]

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 [...]

5 10, 2017

Enhancing Steroid Detection through the PCC’s TRF

By | October 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This article also featured in the PCC's 2017 Fall Newsletter. In 2008 Dr. Tom Brenna at Cornell University was awarded the PCC’s first grant for a project entitled “Characterization of the Human Urinary Steroidome for Anti-Doping Applications.” The project’s ambitious aim [...]

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 [...]

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