Alzheimer’s disease

2016 Rowan Cabarrus Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Kannapolis surpasses its goal

September 22, 2016

Read the original article at the Independent Tribune. KANNAPOLIS— More than 700 people, representing 77 teams, came out Saturday for the 2016 Rowan Cabarrus Walk to End Alzheimer’s held at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, according to the organization’s website. The event was a fundraiser were officials hoped to raise $60,000. According to […]

Plant Compounds Delay Diabetic Complications, Offer New Treatment Options

September 22, 2015

Research from Shengmin Sang, PhD, at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC, is proving that ginger compounds and some flavonoids are effective at stopping physiological processes that lead to diabetic complications.   Scientific evidence is building that plant compounds may be a safe and effective alternative to approved pharmaceutical treatments for type 2 diabetes […]

MURDOCK Study’s Perla Nunes Co-chairs Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sept. 19

August 28, 2015

The Rowan Cabarrus Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Saturday, September 19 at the NCRC. MURDOCK Study Project Leader Perla Nunes is co-chair, and she invites every one on campus to join her in supporting the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. Held annually in more than 600 […]

Men Needed for Research Studies

October 15, 2014

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 […]

A comparison of neuropsychological performance between US and Russia: Preparing for a global clinical trial

July 22, 2014

A comparison of neuropsychological performance between US and Russia: Preparing for a global clinical trial. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, July 22, 2014. Kathleen M. Hayden, Oksana A. Makeeva, L. Kristin Newby, Brenda L. Plassman, Valentina V. Markova, Ashley Dunham, Heather R. Romero, Zarui A. Melikyan, Cassandra M. Germain, Kathleen A. Welsh-Bohmer, Allen D. Roses,  on the […]

NCRC team discovers new biomarker for oxidative stress

May 14, 2014

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 5:23 pm Read the original article as posted by the Independent Tribune staff KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Scientists at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) have discovered a new way to detect oxidative stress generated during exercise. A team led by Dr. David Nieman, director of the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory […]