Duke University MURDOCK Study Search Results

Making genomic medicine evidence-based and patient-centered: a structured review and landscape analysis of comparative effectiveness research

Making genomic medicine evidence-based and patient-centered: a structured review and landscape analysis of comparative effectiveness research, Genetics in Medicine, Kathryn A. Phillips PhD, Patricia A. Deverka MD, MS,  Harold C. Sox MD, Muin J. Khoury MD, PhD, Lewis G. Sandy MD, FACP, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg MD, PhD, Sean R. Tunis MD, MSc, Lori A. Orlando MD, MHS, Michael P. Douglas MS Department […]

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Obesity, Diabetes, and Acute Coronary Syndrome: Differences between Asians and Whites

Obesity, Diabetes, and Acute Coronary Syndrome: Differences between Asians and Whites, The American Journal of Medicine, Masaya Koshizaka, MD, PhDa, b, , , Renato D. Lopes, MD, PhD, MHSa, L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHSa, Robert M. Clare, MSa, Phillip J. Schulte, PhDa, Pierluigi Tricoci, MD, MHSa, Kenneth W. Mahaffey,MDc, Hisao Ogawa, MD, PhDd, David J. Moliterno, MDe, Robert P. Giugliano, MD, SMf, Kurt Huber, MDg, Stefan James, MD, […]

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Relationship Between Peak Troponin Values and Long‐Term Ischemic Events Among Medically Managed Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes

Relationship Between Peak Troponin Values and Long‐Term Ischemic Events Among Medically Managed Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes, Journal of the American Heart Association, Sarah A. Goldstein, L. Kristin Newby, Derek D. Cyr, Megan Neely, Thomas F. Lüscher, Eileen B. Brown, Harvey D. White, E. Magnus Ohman, Matthew T. Roe, Christian W. Hamm Abstract Duke Clinical Research […]

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Duke, DCRI partner with Boehringer Ingelheim on new COPD study

Read the original article on Triangle Business Journal. Duke University’s MURDOCK Study and Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) will collaborate with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals on a new chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) study. Based in Kannapolis, MURDOCK stands for the Measurement to Understand the Reclassification of Disease of Cabarrus/Kannapolis. The new study will involve following […]

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MURDOCK-NCRC Seed Funding Voucher Awardees

The MURDOCK Study has awarded six $10,000 vouchers as part of the MURDOCK-NCRC Seed Funding Voucher Program to investigators from North Carolina Research Campus partners. Duke University and the MURDOCK Study are pleased to announce the following voucher recipients: Saroja Voruganti, PhD, UNC Nutrition Research Institute (UNC NRI) “A pilot study to identify polymorphisms associated […]

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Duke increases its presence on the NCRC; Clinical research is a growth industry in Kannapolis

By Mary Price See the original article in Business Today Ashley Dunham, PhD, director of operations for Translational Population Research, part of the Duke Translational Medicine Institute (DTMI), was one of the four original employees hired by the Duke University School of Medicine to work the MURDOCK Study Community Registry and Biorepository—the research that most […]

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Does This Patient With Chest Pain Have Acute Coronary Syndrome?

Does This Patient With Chest Pain Have Acute Coronary Syndrome? The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review, The Journal of the American Medical Association. Alexander C. Fanaroff, MD1,2; Jennifer A. Rymer, MD, MBA1,2; Sarah A. Goldstein, MD2; David L. Simel, MD, MHS3; L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS1,2,4 Author Affiliations 1Division of Cardiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 2Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 3Durham Veterans […]

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Study volunteers hope to help future generations

By Joe Habina Read the original article in the Charlotte Observer Standing at the midpoint of the base of the North Carolina Research Campus’ horseshoe drive, John French was probably a quarter-mile away from the Cannon Village office of the Murdock Study, which was sponsoring the awareness walk he was about to take. Symbolically, the […]

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Frequency, clinical and angiographic characteristics, and outcomes of high-risk Non–ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes patients with left circumflex culprit lesions

Frequency, clinical and angiographic characteristics, and outcomes of high-risk Non–ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes patients with left circumflex culprit lesions, International Journal of Cardiology, Sharif A. Halim, Robert M. Clare, L. Kristin Newby, Yuliya Lokhnygina, Marc J. Schweiger, Arnoud W. Hof, Judith S. Hochman, Stefan K. James, Harvey D. White, Petr Widimsky, Amadeo Betriu, Christoph Bode, Robert P. Giugliano, Robert A. Harrington, Uwe Zeymer. Author Affiliations Division of Cardiology […]

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How do you say “thank you” to 12,000 volunteers?

By David Whisenant. See the story on the WBTV website. KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) –This story and the pictures were provided to WBTV by award winning writer Emily Ford, who now works for Duke University and the MURDOCK Study at the North Carolina Research Campus. As a thank you to nearly 12,000 people who have enrolled in […]

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Clinical Research Professionals Host Annual Conference at NCRC

         Kannapolis, NC- On Friday, October 30 from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, the Greater Charlotte Chapter of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (GCACRP) will hold their annual conference in the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, NC. This is the first Charlotte […]

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Duke University expanding at NC Research Campus, MURDOCK Study

  By David Whisenant KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) – It all starts with someone willing to roll up a sleeve, and volunteer…and for Dr. Leonard Williams, there is a compelling reason. “I had an uncle who passed from a heart attack, massive heart attack a couple of years ago, he never visited the doctor in over […]

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Researcher returns to familiar ground for groundbreaking work

  Growing up in Kannapolis, Summer Goodson knew that the mammoth Cannon Mills textile complex was the lifeblood of the community. Members of her family worked in the plant for 70 years before Pillowtex shuttered the facility in 2003. Little did Goodson know that she would carry on her family’s legacy by one day working […]

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MURDOCK Study Hosts First Mass Enrollment Just for NCRC

September 10, 2015 Dear Campus Colleague, Greetings from Duke University and the MURDOCK Study! For the first time, anyone who works at the North Carolina Research Campus can join the MURDOCK Study, regardless of where you live. We invite you to consider enrolling in this unique, community-based longitudinal health study during a special all-day event […]

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Duke’s MURDOCK Study offers $100,000 in seed funding to NCRC scientists

  KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—July 2, 2015—Duke University’s MURDOCK Study will invest up to $100,000 in the coming year to fund scientific discoveries at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis. The MURDOCK Study-NCRC Seed Funding Voucher Program will provide up to 10 vouchers worth $10,000 each to qualifying NCRC investigators from any institution on the […]

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Learn about fish oil, heart health at Walk With a Doc

KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—June 30, 2015—Kick off Independence Day with a morning stroll and discussion of heart health at Walk With a Doc on Saturday, July 4. Dr. Dave Beard, a cardiologist with Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute in Concord, will discuss the benefits of fish oil before the walk, which is free and open to the public. […]

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Duke Long-Term Health Study Aims To Join Obama’s Precision Med Plan

By Frank Vinluan Read the original article on Xconomy. The small North Carolina mill town of Kannapolis left its mark on the U.S. economy and history by becoming the nation’s largest center for textiles manufacturing. In its next chapter, Kannapolis could become part of medical history. Duke University wants the medical research already underway at […]

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Duke’s MURDOCK Study teams up with Hounds, Intimidators

KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—May 21, 2015—Duke University’s MURDOCK Study has teamed up with the Charlotte Hounds and Kannapolis Intimidators for a fun summer of lacrosse and baseball, while encouraging students to keep reading. Duke staffers will promote the MURDOCK Study with information, games and giveaways for fans at four Kannapolis Intimidators home games, as well as one […]

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“Walk With A Doc” coming Saturday to Concord

by: David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) Learn about the antioxidant power of fruits and berries and enjoy some light exercise during Walk With a Doc on Saturday, May 2.Dr. Anu Ha, a primary care physician at Cabarrus Family Medicine Kannapolis, will talk about the power of these super foods before the walk, which is free […]

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MURDOCK study hires data specialist, two others

KANNAPOLIS — Duke University has hired three additional staff members for the MURDOCK Study, a medical research project based at the North Carolina Research Campus. The addition of a clinical data specialist and two clinical trials assistants brings the MURDOCK Study staff total to 36, including 28 people working in Kannapolis and eight in Durham. […]

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Duke University cardiologist named principal investigator for MURDOCK Study

KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—March 6, 2015—Eight years after she helped create Duke University’s health research project based at the North Carolina Research Campus, Kristin Newby, MD, MHS, has become the lead scientist for the MURDOCK Study. Newby, professor of Medicine at Duke and faculty member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute, replaces Rob Califf, MD, as the […]

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Murdock Study scientists provide update on research

By Lukas Johnson Read the original article in the Charlotte Observer. The public, along with participants of Duke University’s Murdock Study, met with doctors and scientists Feb. 19 to learn about the latest research being conducted on North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. Duke launched the Murdock Study in 2007 with a $35 million gift […]

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MURDOCK study confirms Google partnership

By: Josh Bergeron, Salisbury Post Read the original article. KANNAPOLIS — Duke MURDOCK Study representatives on Thursday confirmed the existence of a collaboration with Google, a multi-billion dollar company, during an event intended to update the community on the status and results of ongoing research. The announcement came at the beginning of an event at […]

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The transformative power of precision medicine

Cardiologists generally prescribe four or five specific drugs to help heart attack patients avoid having another attack. I know because I prescribe them myself. The drugs can be very effective and have helped save many lives, but it’s hard to predict exactly how they’ll work with specific patients. Sometimes patients take a drug and have […]

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Public invited to MURDOCK Study update, NC Research Campus information fair Feb. 19

By Emily Ford, Duke Translational Medicine Institute Read the original article in the Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — Duke University’s MURDOCK Study will host an update and information fair at the North Carolina Research Campus on Thursday, Feb. 19. The public is invited to the event, which will begin with an information fair at 11 a.m. […]

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MURDOCK Study expanding in China Grove, Landis

By Emily Ford KANNAPOLIS — Landis residents John and Linda French live just a few miles from the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, where Duke University runs the MURDOCK Study, a long-term health research project. Ever since learning about the MURDOCK Study several years ago, the Frenches have wanted to enroll. They’ve never missed […]

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Duke to Expand Footprint in Kannapolis

Contact: Clyde Higgs Vice President of Business Development 704-273-1204 chiggs@ncresearchcampus.net Emily Ford Communications Specialist MURDOCK Study 704-642-2208 emily.ford@duke.edu   Kannapolis, N.C.  — Officials from the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) formally announced today that Duke University is expanding its presence at their site.  Duke originally opened an office there in 2008 to manage the MURDOCK […]

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Duke Cardiologist Califf Appointed FDA Deputy Commissioner

By Frank Vinluan, Xconomy Read the original article. Duke University cardiologist Robert Califf is joining the FDA, an appointment that brings to the agency a doctor with deep experience in the development and testing of new drugs. The FDA on Monday named Califf deputy commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco, a position that reports to […]

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100th MS patient Enrolled in Groundbreaking Study

KANNAPOLIS and RALEIGH, N.C.—Jan. 21, 2015—A Raleigh medical practice has enrolled its 100th patient into a Duke University health research project working to end multiple sclerosis. Raleigh Neurology Associates recently reached the 100-patient milestone for the MURDOCK Multiple Sclerosis Study, a long-term health research project based at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, N.C. Raleigh […]

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Google X’s Newest Breakthrough Endeavor (and How Duke Is Involved)

By Ibanca Anand, @IbancaAnand Read original article as published on Excitevent. A policeman is observing his night duty when he notices a man searching for something under a lamppost. He approaches the man and asks what the matter is, and the man informs him that he’s lost his keys. After several minutes of looking together, the […]

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Major Biobanking Center & Multi-Decade Genetic Study Planned for Kannapolis

—by Donna Marie Pocius Read original article published in Daily Clinical Laboratory and Pathology News and Trends   Pathologists and clinical laboratory scientists may see this research initiative—dubbed the MURDOCK Study—produce knowledge that results in new diagnostic medical lab tests Can molecular biomarkers do for a North Carolina town what silicon chips did for California’s Silicon […]

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Kannapolis native becomes 11,000th to join Duke University’s MURDOCK Study

Read the original article at www.murdock-study.org.  KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—Dec. 19, 2014—Gregory Childers grew up in Kannapolis, cherished by his grandparents in a house on Corriher Street not far from the North Carolina Research Campus. Olin and Betty Childers took good care of their grandson. When Childers was in seventh grade, that started to change. His grandparents’ […]

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MURDOCK Study Contributor Warns Against Children & Energy Drinks

Our kids are downing energy drinks at an alarming rate Published in the Durham Herald Sun, November 22, 2014. Read the original article. Written by Diane Uzarski, doctoral student at the Duke University School of Nursing and key contributor to the MURDOCK Study’s research on Alzheimer’s. As North Carolina begins its beloved college basketball season, […]

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MURDOCK project leader details success recruiting Latinos

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Perla Nunes, a project leader with Duke University’s MURDOCK Study, recently detailed the study’s success in enrolling Latinos during a presentation at the nation’s top public health conference. Nunes, who oversees community outreach and recruitment efforts for the MURDOCK Study, presented at the American Public Health Association’s 142nd Annual Meeting & Exposition […]

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MURDOCK Study leader details success in recruiting Latinos during national public health conference

KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—Dec. 11, 2014—Perla Nunes, a project leader with Duke University’s MURDOCK Study, recently detailed the study’s success in enrolling Latinos during a presentation at the nation’s top public health conference. Nunes, who oversees community outreach and recruitment efforts for the MURDOCK Study, presented at the American Public Health Association’s 142nd Annual Meeting & Exposition in New […]

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Duke University’s MURDOCK Study adds project leader for strategy

KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—Dec. 11, 2014—Douglas Wixted has joined Duke University’s MURDOCK Study team as a project leader. Wixted will manage a number of strategic initiatives for the MURDOCK Study, including a focus on informatics, efficient and scalable infrastructure, and maximizing data quality and value. He worked with the MURDOCK Study from 2011 to 2013 and re-joined […]

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MURDOCK Study, brain banks help battle Alzheimer’s disease

Duke University offers unique tools for investigators searching for clues to the devastation of memory loss KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—Nov. 24, 2014—In 1983, President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. At that time, fewer than two million Americans had Alzheimer’s. Today, the number of people with this disease, which diminishes the brain’s ability […]

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Kannapolis’ North Carolina Research Campus foresees growth

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 By: Lisa Thornton, Charlotte Observer Read Original Article By the time they celebrate the North Carolina Research Campus’ seventh anniversary next year, leaders say, 10 buildings will have been erected on campus, and another two nearby. The North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis celebrated its sixth anniversary earlier this month with […]

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Duke MURDOCK Study, DHMRI Investigator Named to MS National Hall of Fame

KANNAPOLIS, N.C.— Nov. 21, 2014—An investigator for Duke University’s MURDOCK Study at the North Carolina Research Campus has been inducted into the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Volunteer Hall of Fame for his work to help end the disease that affects more than 2.3 million worldwide. Dr. Simon Gregory, principal investigator for the MURDOCK Multiple Sclerosis […]

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Research Campus leaders take stock of ‘great experiment’

By: Michael Knox, Independent Tribune Read Original Article KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — To mark the North Carolina Research Campus’ sixth anniversary, academic and scientific leaders touted advances made at the Kannapolis complex and offered a glimpse of some of the world-class research projects currently underway there. Clyde Higgs, vice president of business development for campus developer […]

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Going Purple: 5 Cutting-edge Breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s Research

By: Christina Jakubowski, Managing Editor, Bioscience Technology Read Original Article November is already halfway over— which means we’re also halfway through National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, which celebrates and raises awareness for the nearly 5.4 million people who have this condition.To help keep you up to date, we’d like to “go purple,” so here’s our […]

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MURDOCK study unveils new website

KANNAPOLIS — After completing a design overhaul and an infusion of fresh content, Duke University’s MURDOCK Study has launched a new website. View the new site at www.murdock-study.org. The website includes answers to frequently asked questions about the MURDOCK Study, details about each phase or “horizon” of the study, short biographies and photos of the […]

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Duke hires six more employees for MURDOCK Study

KANNAPOLIS, N.C.— Duke University has hired six additional employees for the MURDOCK Study, bringing the staff total to 34, including 26 people working in Kannapolis and eight in Durham. The MURDOCK Study is a medical research study based in Kannapolis at the North Carolina Research Campus working to enroll 50,000 people living in Cabarrus County […]

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Putting Geography to Work in Healthcare

By Duke Translational Medicine Institute (DTMI) Summary: Deverick Anderson, MD, an epidemiologist for Duke Medicine, is using a new tool at Duke to hunt down hidden sources of contamination of antibiotic resistant microbes. His target is Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), a dangerous antibiotic-resistant bug that the Centers for Disease Control calculates contributes to 14,000 deaths […]

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Men Needed for Research Studies

The MURDOCK Study and UNC Nutrition Research Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis need men to sign up for research studies.   (Kannapolis, N.C., October 15, 2014)—Officials with Duke University’s MURDOCK Study and the UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI), both at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, N.C., are having a hard time […]

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Sweat & Science: MURDOCK Study hosts 5K, community appreciation day

Read the original story in the Salisbury Post. By Emily Ford KANNAPOLIS — Science, sunshine and the promise of breaking a sweat drew more than 300 people to the N.C. Research Campus Saturday, Oct. 4, for a 5K run and community appreciation event hosted by Duke University’s MURDOCK Study. “We came out to be part […]

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Come to the MURDOCK Study Appreciation Day Saturday, Oct 4, 9 am to 1pm

  Please join the MURDOCK Study on  Saturday, October 4, 2014 for the  2014 MURDOCK Study Appreciation Day Free Fun Run/5K  9 am (registration starts at 8:15)  Family Activities 10 am to 1 pm  Activities Planned: Free Health Screenings, Yoga, Zumba, Line Dancing, Face Painting, Cooking Demonstration, Door Prizes and much more!!!  at  the NC Research […]

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MURDOCK Study Hosts Appreciation Day and 5K Fun Run

October 4, the MURDOCK Study is hosting an appreciation day and 5K Fun Run at the NC Research Campus. The 5K Fun Run starts at 9 am with the Appreciation Day events from 10 am to 1 pm. Enjoy yoga, zumba, line dancing, face painting, cooking classes and many more fun and family events. Companies […]

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NCRC & CHS on Charlotte Talks July 15

Don’t miss the July 15 WFAE Charlotte Talks show on personalized medicine featuring panelists from the NC Research Campus and Carolinas Healthcare System: Steven Zeisel, MD, PhD – Professor and Director of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute, NC Research Campus Kristin Newby, MD, MHS – Professor of Medicine Duke University; Principal Investigator, MURDOCK Study, NC Research Campus […]

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MURDOCK Study Offers Online Enrollment

The MURDOCK Study is now easier to join than ever. New study participants  can now complete most of the enrollment questionnaire online in about 12 minutes. The MURDOCK Study is a multi-tiered, long-term genomic study registering people in Kannapolis and Cabarrus counties as well as some of the adjoining counties. Find out if you live […]

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A Fruit Billionaire Tries to Rewrite the Textbook on Medicine

By Megan Scudellari / June 19, 2014 1:10 PM EDT Newsweek Link to original story on Newsweek.com Filed Under: Tech & Science, Medicine, cancer Rows of small white bungalows, once the property of workers at the local textile mill, still line the streets of Kannapolis, North Carolina. A larger-than-life bronze statue of town hero and NASCAR icon Dale Earnhardt Sr. […]

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Vein Graft Preservation Solutions, Patency, and Outcomes After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

Vein Graft Preservation Solutions, Patency, and Outcomes After Coronary Artery Bypass. JAMA Surgery. June 2014. Ralf E. Harskamp, MD1,2; John H. Alexander, MD, MHS1; Phillip J. Schulte, PhD1; Colleen M. Brophy, MD3; Michael J. Mack, MD4; Eric D. Peterson, MD, MPH1; Judson B. Williams, MD, MHS1; C. Michael Gibson, MD, MS5; Robert M. Califf, MD6; Nicholas T. Kouchoukos, MD7; Robert A. Harrington, MD8; T. Bruce Ferguson Jr, MD9; Renato D. Lopes, MD, PhD1 1Department of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, […]

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Losmapimod, a novel p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase inhibitor, in non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a randomised phase 2 trial

Losmapimod, a novel p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase inhibitor, in non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a randomised phase 2 trial. The Lancet. June 12, 2014. Prof L Kristin Newby, MDa; Prof Michael S Marber, MBBSc; Chiara Melloni, MDa; Lea Sarov-Blat,PhDd; Laura H Aberle, BSPHa; Prof Philip E Aylward, BM BChe; Gengqian Cai, PhDd; Prof Robbert J de Winter, MDf; Prof Christian W Hamm, MDg; John F Heitner, MDh; Prof Raymond Kim, MDb; Amir Lerman,MDi; Manesh […]

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Mayor of Huntersville Joins MURDOCK Study

Kannapolis, N.C. – The Duke-MURDOCK Study team is excited to announce the support of Mayor Jill Swain of Huntersville. She joined the MURDOCK Study in a special event held Monday, May 19, 2014 at 10:30 am the Lake Norman Community Health Clinic on Hunters Road in Huntersville. The enrollment of Mayor Swain represents the DukeMURDOCK Study […]

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A Hometown Advantage for People with Type II Diabetes

Published in Cabarrus Magazine May 2014. Read the full article as a PDF: SEDI Cab Mag May 2014 The Cabarrus County Southeastern Diabetes Initiative (SEDI) combines community education and clinical support programs to help people find the courage, motivation and knowledge they need to manage their type 2 diabetes. Take one older man in the SEDI […]

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A Study for Healthy Aging Reaches a New Milestone

News Contact: Christy Flynn, Study Coordinator (704) 250-5854 (office) (919) 407-1700 (cell) Email: christy.flynn@duke.edu Website: murdock-study@duke.edu   Kannapolis, North Carolina: The person sitting next to you on the airplane jumped up out of her seat when the pilot signaled that it was safe to get up. The man at the weekly bingo game found his winning […]

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Use of RxNorm and NDF-RT to normalize and characterize participant-reported medications in an i2b2-based research repository

Use of RxNorm and NDF-RT to normalize and characterize participant-reported medications in an i2b2-based research repository, AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2014 Apr 7, Blach C1, Del Fiol G2, Dundee C1, Frund J1, Richesson R1, Smerek M1, Walden A1, Tenenbaum JD1. 1Duke University, Durham, NC. 2Univerity of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Abstract The MURDOCK Study […]

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A Growing Campus

By Clyde Higgs, Vice President of Business Development Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus March 14, 2014 I want to make sure everyone close to the campus is just as aware of how our momentum is building and the campus is growing: Jobs: Close to 1,000 jobs […]

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Newly Expanded Eligibility for PPS

February 14, 2014 Murdock Study The Duke Translational Medicine Institute-MURDOCK Study team is excited to announce an expansion to one of our on-going studies. The Physical Performance Study (https://www.murdock-study.com/new-studies/physical-performance-cohort) under the thought leadership of Principal Investigator Dr. Miriam Morey, Professor of Medicine at the Duke University School of Medicine and Co-Directorof the Duke Older Americans […]

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Kannapolis Mayor enrolls in long term research study

 Kannapolis Mayor enrolls in long term research study By Bob Holmes Slideshow « Prev of 3 Next » – BOB HOLMES Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant has his blood drawn during his participation in the MURDOCK Study. Learn more For more information on how and where to enroll in the MURDOCK Study, visit www.murdock-study.org, call 704-250-5861 […]

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Duke Murdock study celebrates 10,000th participant

 TWC News: Duke Murdock study celebrates 10,000th participant By: Jenna Barnes Play now CABARRUS COUNTY — The Duke Murdock study is celebrating a big milestone. The study just enrolled its 10,000th participant in its effort to re-classify disease in Cabarrus County. The study has been recruiting people who live in Cabarrus County and Kannapolis since […]

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Duke Study on Autism Risk Factor

Simon Gregory, PhD, associate professor in the section of Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine at Duke University, is part of a study published August 12, 2013 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics that found a connection between induced labor and incidence of autism. Gregory is also director of the David H. Murdock Research Institute genetics facility and a […]

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Association of Autism With Induced or Augmented Childbirth in North Carolina Birth Record (1990-1998) and Education Research (1997-2007) Databases.

Association of Autism With Induced or Augmented Childbirth in North Carolina Birth Record (1990-1998) and Education Research (1997-2007) Databases. JAMA Pediatrics, August 12, 2013. Simon G. Gregory, PhD; Rebecca Anthopolos, MA; Claire E. Osgood, BS; Chad A. Grotegut, MD; Marie Lynn Miranda, PhD. Center for Human Genetics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, […]

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Biotechnology brings woman to new career

Salisbury Post NC Research Campus photo Alice Glines found a new career in clinical research with the MURDOCK Study after going to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. KANNAPOLIS — Alice Glines is a clinical assistant with the Duke University MURDOCK Study, a job she got after graduating from the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College two-year applied science program in […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Graduate Alice Glines- At the Front Lines of Clinical Research

NCRC News, July 30, 2013 Alice Glines- At the Front Lines of Clinical Research  The life of Alice Glines can be characterized by unfailing and determined optimism that has allowed her to remake her life not once, but four times. She’s gone from married life and raising two sons outside of Cleveland, Ohio, to moving […]

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Memory and Cognitive Health MURDOCK Study Cohort Filled: A community affected by Alzheimer’s disease responds

The MURDOCK Study July 16, 2013 Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a major public health dilemma affecting over 170,000 North Carolinians and 5.2 million Americans, putting a significant burden on more than 15 million family members and friends who care for these loved ones.  In fact, in 2012, there was an estimated $216.4 billion in uncompensated […]

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MURDOCK Study Enrolls its 1000th Participant!

Work towards diversifying population representation pays off (and continues) The MURDOCK Study has a goal of enrolling 50,000 participants. Another important goal is to ensure these 50,000 participants are representative of the area population. In order to fairly represent the Hispanic population, it would like to enroll 8,000 Hispanic participants. The study is well on its way and recently […]

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MURDOCK Physical Performance Study: A Lifespan Approach to Late-life Physical Function

NCRC Miriam C. Morey, PhD, a professor in medicine with the Duke Department of Medicine in the Duke University School of Medicine, will visit the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 1:30 pm to present a talk entitled The MURDOCK Physical Performance Study:  We reap what we sow- a lifespan […]

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David Murdock Wants You to Live Forever

by Jessica Wapner, AARP The Magazine, April/May 2013 Much of the work at NCRC is focused on investigating “superfoods” such as berries, ginger and broccoli to discover how they reduce the risk of chronic diseases. Some labs at NCRC are pioneering the field of nutrigenomics, the study of how genes affect nutrition and vice versa. […]

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MURDOCK Study Always Enrolling

The clinician-scientists leading and managing the MURDOCK Study (Measurement to Understand the Reclassification of Diseases Of Cabarrus/Kannapolis) are banking biological samples from the local community to understand genetic and molecular data that will improve the understanding of and treatments for diseases such as heart disease, obesity, osteoarthritis, multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease. Over 9,000 people have joined the MURDOCK Study Community Registry and Biorepository. Enrollment is easy! […]

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David Murdock Wants You to Live Forever

  by Jessica Wapner, AARP The Magazine Much of the work at NCRC is focused on investigating “superfoods” such as berries, ginger and broccoli to discover how they reduce the risk of chronic diseases. Some labs at NCRC are pioneering the field of nutrigenomics, the study of how genes affect nutrition and vice versa. Most […]

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Wincourse Technologies Locates in the Village

Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus March 31, 2013   Wincourse Technologies, Inc., a cloud-based managed services provider, recently located in the Village, the business district of downtown Kannapolis adjacent to the NCRC. Wincourse specializes in reducing operational and support costs by providing a single, cloud-based […]

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Physical Performance (Healthy Aging)

The Murdock Study Discovering the links to changes in physical and cognitive abilities in older Americans The Duke Older Americans Independence Center aims to understand and improve the health of older adults. To further this research, the MURDOCK Study will collect a brief physical and cognitive performance assessment at two time points from 1,000 people […]

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Former Cabarrus County School Superintendent Participates in MURDOCK Study

Eddie Tyson, PhD What is your background and how do you fit into this community? I’m a native of Kannapolis and went to AL Brown, where I was president of the student body. My mother worked at the mill and my father was a local business man.  I attended Pfeiffer, a small Methodist university, and […]

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Branched chain amino acids are novel biomarkers for discrimination of metabolic wellness

Branched chain amino acids are novel biomarkers for discrimination of metabolic wellness. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. January 31, 2013. Batch BC, Shah SH, Newgard CB, Turer CB, Haynes C, Bain JR, Muehlbauer M, Patel MJ, Stevens RD, Appel LJ, Newby LK, Svetkey LP. Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, […]

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MURDOCK Study Supports Movember Movement with the Help of Local Busines

The MURDOCK Study of Duke Medicine, locally based on the North Carolina Research Campus, is proud to announce its support of the worldwide Movember Movement. During the month of November, men around the globe are growing “Mo’s” (moustaches) to raise awareness and funds in support of men’s health promotion and research, particularly prostate and testicular […]

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MURDOCK Raffle Winner! Spring 2012

MURDOCK Study participant, Linda Dennis, is the most recent winner of the MURDOCK Study raffle. For her prize, she chose a $50 gift card to Red Lobster. Ms. Dennis learned about the study through the Dermatology Group of the Carolinas. She continues to tell her friends and family about the study because “it might help […]

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Physical Performance Study Recruiting

The MURDOCK Study is now recruiting individuals age 30 and older who have not yet joined the MURDOCK Study to participate in a Physical Performance study. Find all the details at the MURDOCK Study website.   

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Cabarrus Health Alliance receives $1.8 million grant for Type 2 diabetes

by Emily Ford, Salisbury Post Link to original article KANNAPOLIS — The Cabarrus Health Alliance will receive $1.8 million from Duke University as part of a federal grant to help improve Type 2 diabetes care and reduce the cost of managing the disease. The award will create seven new jobs in Cabarrus County, including community […]

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MS Study Draws Participant from Virginia

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 marked an important day for Ms. Maria Chavez of Staunton, Virginia when she drove four hours south of her home to Kannapolis, North Carolina. This was her first time visiting the region, and her trip represented a unique motivation for coming. She enrolled in the Reclassifying Multiple Sclerosis Study being led […]

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Playing our part in improving medical care

By JENNIFER MONTAGUE DavidsonNews.net KANNAPOLIS – So you think scientists and doctors are the only ones who make the exciting advances in medicine and disease treatments? Not so—you can play an important role, too, as subjects of the studies and trials that are a major component of medical research. At the North Carolina Research Campus […]

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Open house Tuesday will show Research Campus efforts

The Salsibury Post KANNAPOLIS — The N.C. Research Campus plans an open house Tuesday to showcase clinical research. The State of the Studies will run from 2 to 7 p.m. in the atrium of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory building. Duke Translational Research Institute, the MURDOCK Study and Carolinas Medical Center NorthEast will host […]

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Spring Into Science through Events at NCRC and in Kannapolis April 2012 Events

NCRC Spring into Science at NCRC (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- April 4, 2012)- April marks a record setting number of science-oriented events at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) and in Kannapolis that are free and for families. Live and Learn Film Series A free showing of the movie Living Proof will be held on April […]

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Multiple Sclerosis Study Enrolling

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory, autoimmune disease that affects the ability of the brain and spinal cord nerve cells to communicate resulting in physical and cognitive disability. It is the most common cause of neurological disability in early and middle adulthood. Over 400,000 people in the US are diagnosed with MS. While therapies exist, none significantly […]

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New study could bring relief to acne patients

Time Warner Cable News By: Sarah Pisciuneri TWC News: New study could bring relief to acne patients  CHARLOTTE—A breakthrough could be on the way for acne patients, yet experts at the North Carolina Research Campus are enrolling participants in a new study, using genetics to help find safer ways to treat acne. With the help […]

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Serum and Urine Metabolite Profiling Reveals Potential Biomarkers of Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Chen, Tianlu, Xie, Guoxiang, Wang, Xiaoying, Fan, Jia, Qiu, Yunping, Zheng, Xiaojiao, Qi, Xin, Cao, Yu, Su, Mingming, Wang, Xiaoyan, Xu, Lisa X. Yen, Yun, Liu, Ping, Jia, Wei (2011). Serum and Urine Metabolite Profiling Reveals Potential Biomarkers of Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma. . Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, 2011July;10(7):M110.004945. Epub 2011 Apr 25. Abstract Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) […]

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