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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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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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MS research launched at Research Campus

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – A North Carolina Research Campus institute has launched dedicated multiple sclerosis research with its recent hire of a postdoctoral fellow to help study the disease from a genetic perspective. Sabrina Cote, Ph.D., joined the David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) as a postdoctoral research fellow working for Simon Gregory, Ph.D., director of […]

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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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Research Night at the Kannapolis Research Campus

Details May 12, 2014 6:00 PM EST – 8:00 PM EST NC Research Campus at Kannapolis 150 Research Campus Drive Kannapolis, NC 28081 See Map Join us on Monday, May 12th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm for Research Night at the Kannapolis Research Campus!  Dr. Simon Gregory will give an Update on the Murdock Study Cohort. The […]

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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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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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