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 [...]

15 12, 2016

PGA TOUR Renews Commitment with Partnership for Clean Competition

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   December 15, 2016 Michael Pearlmutter Partnership for Clean Competition Executive Director 719.866.3307 mpearlmutter@cleancompetition.org COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. The PGA TOUR, a Contributor to the Partnership for Clean Competition since 2008, has renewed its commitment to protecting clean athletes [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

19 09, 2016

Autumn 2016

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  We are excited to present to you our second newsletter: your opportunity to explore a sampling of the achievements, perspectives and scientific projects of our researchers, while keeping informed of funding deadlines and programs. We hope you enjoy and encourage you [...]

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 [...]

6 07, 2016

The Complicated World of Anti-Doping Research

By | July 6th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

The anti-doping movement is constantly evolving to mitigate prohibited performance-enhancing activities and ensure the protection of clean athletes. At times, opinions on the direction anti-doping administrators should pursue vacillate wildly, making for a complex and challenging global conundrum. The PCC, however, [...]

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