biomarkers

MURDOCK Study Data Show Physical Decline Starts Earlier than Previously Detected

August 03, 2016

Physical declines begin sooner in life than typically detected, often when people are still in their 50s, according to a Duke Health study that focused on a large group of U.S. adults across a variety of age groups. The finding suggests that efforts to maintain basic strength and endurance should begin before age 50, when it’s still […]

Prostate Cancer Research: MURDOCK Study, Duke Cancer Institute and DHMRI Partner

March 30, 2016

Duke Cancer Institute, the MURDOCK Study and the David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) are collaborating on prostate cancer research in hopes of better understanding why African American men frequently have a more aggressive form of the disease. The MURDOCK Study will provide samples from more than 600 MURDOCK Study participants for the project, “Population-level interrogation of novel alternatively spliced […]

A genetics-based biomarker risk algorithm for predicting risk of Alzheimer’s disease

January 13, 2016

A genetics-based biomarker risk algorithm for predicting risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, January 13, 2016. Michael W. Lutz, Scott S. Sundseth, Daniel K. Burns, Ann M. Saunders, Kathleen M. Hayden, James R. Burke, Kathleen A. Welsh-Bohmer, Allen D. Roses. Author Affiliations a Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Duke University Medical […]

Potential Biomarkers for Crohn’s Disease Advance Diabetes Research

August 31, 2015

A scientist based at the NC Research Campus helped identify potential protein biomarkers for sub-types of Crohn’s disease. The discovery is also advancing research into biomarkers for type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune disorders.   Many people may not link type 1 diabetes (T1D) and Crohn’s Disease. Qibin Zhang, PhD, co-director of the UNC Greensboro […]

Distribution and biomarker of carbon‐14 labeled fullerene C60 ([14C (U)] C60) in pregnant and lactating rats and their offspring after maternal intravenous exposure

June 17, 2015

Distribution and biomarker of carbon‐14 labeled fullerene C60 ([14C (U)] C60) in pregnant and lactating rats and their offspring after maternal intravenous exposure,J Appl Toxicol. 2015 Jun 17, Snyder RW1, Fennell TR1, Wingard CJ2, Mortensen NP1, Holland NA2, Shannahan JH2, Pathmasiri W1, Lewin AH1, Sumner SC1. Note: The David H. Murdock Research Institute at the NC […]

Make 2015 the Happiest, Healthiest and Fittest Year Yet

December 18, 2014

  For inspiration to make 2015 your happiest, healthiest and fittest year yet, take a look at some of our top research headlines from 2014. Powerful Polyphenols   A collaborative study by three campus partners found that exercise helps the body absorb health-boosting, plant compounds called polyphenols, specifically those found in blueberries and green tea. The same […]

New UNCG Scientist Works to Solve Mysteries of Type 1 Diabetes

September 19, 2014

Read the UNC Greensboro announcement. Qibin Zhang, PhD, has joined the NC Research Campus (NCRC) as an associate professor and co-director of the UNC Greensboro Center for Translational Biomedical Research. He previously worked at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, WA where he specialized in biomedical research using mass spectrometry and other advanced instrumentation […]

Early endothelial damage detected by circulating particles in baboons fed a diet high in simple carbohydrates in conjunction with saturated or unsaturated fat

April 27, 2014

Early endothelial damage detected by circulating particles in baboons fed a diet high in simple carbohydrates in conjunction with saturated or unsaturated fat Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2014;4, Qiang Shi1,2, Vida Hodara1,3, Qinghe Meng4, V Saroja Voruganti5, Karen Rice1, Joel E Michalek6, Anthony G Comuzzie1,2, John L VandeBerg1,2 1Southwest National Primate Research Center, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, […]

Aspirin Exposure Reveals Novel Genes Associated with Platelet Function and Cardiovascular Events

July 03, 2013

Aspirin Exposure Reveals Novel Genes Associated with Platelet Function and Cardiovascular Events. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. E-pub July 3, 2013. Deepak Voora, MD, Derek Cyr, PhD, Joseph Lucas, PhD, Jen-Tsan Chi, MD, PhD, Jennifer Dungan, PhD, Timothy A. McCaffrey, PhD, Richard Katz, MD, L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS, William E. Kraus, MD, […]

Metabolomic profiling to identify potential serum biomarkers for schizophrenia and risperidone action.

December 02, 2011

Metabolomic profiling to identify potential serum biomarkers for schizophrenia and risperidone action. Xuan J1, Pan G, Qiu Y, Yang L, Su M, Liu Y, Chen J, Feng G, Fang Y, Jia W, Xing Q, He L. Abstract Despite recent advances in understanding the pathophysiology of schizophrenia and the mechanisms of antipsychotic drug action, the development […]