23 04, 2018

Event Spotlight: The 36th Cologne Workshop on Dope Analysis

By | April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year, the PCC is delighted to attend the 36th Manfred Donike Workshop, held annually in Cologne, Germany. The conference is hosted by Dr. Mario Thevis, head of the Centre for Preventative Doping Research and Vice President of research at the German [...]

14 02, 2018

New Research: Growth Hormone Biomarker

By | February 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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, [...]

2 01, 2018

The PCC’s 2017 Highlights

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

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 [...]

8 11, 2017

Video: From PCC Fellowship to Anti-Doping Career

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

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: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

25 08, 2017

2016 PCC Funding by Research Topic

By | August 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In 2016 the PCC funded 22 research projects (not including Working Group awards). The following represents a breakdown of research as a product of project category. Projects were categorized by the PCC'S Scientific Advisory Board.   Steroids: 36% Projects which study [...]

12 07, 2017

Re-Submission Guidelines for PCC Applicants

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

  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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