CHIP E3 ligase mediates proteasomal degradation of the proliferation regulatory protein ALDH1L1 during the transition of NIH3T3 fibroblasts from G0/G1 to S-phase

July 19, 2018

Qasim A. Khan, Peter Pediaditakis, Yuryi Malakhau, Amin Esmaeilniakooshkghazi, Zahra Ashkavand, Valentin Sereda, Natalia I. Krupenko, Sergey A. Krupenko. CHIP E3 ligase mediates proteasomal degradation of the proliferation regulatory protein ALDH1L1 during the transition of NIH3T3 fibroblasts from G0/G1 to S-phase. PLOS One Published: July 6, 2018. Author Affiliations Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina […]

The connection between diet, obesity, and cancer: Nutrition experts explore the evidence

May 10, 2018

This article was originally published on About one third of cancer cases are estimated to be linked to dietary and other modifiable risk factors, especially for obesity-related cancers such as breast, colorectal, ovarian, endometrial, kidney, gallbladder, esophageal, and pancreatic cancers. In this special theme issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and […]

Cancer R&D Company Joins the NC Research Campus

November 07, 2017

The NC Research Campus (NCRC) welcomes R&S Chemicals, a cancer research and development company, to its roster of companies leasing ready-to-use laboratories in the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory. Srisailas Muthialu, PhD, PMP, vice president of R&S Chemicals, is leading the company’s study of two molecules that demonstrate anti-cancer activity. With additional research that will […]

Triad professor receives patent for cancer-fighting compounds

September 26, 2017

Read the original article by Jessica Seaman from the Triad Business Journal. A professor at N.C. A&T State University has received a patent for compounds that have the potential to prevent and treat cancer, the university announced. Shengmin Sang received the patent for combining aspirin and ginger derivatives. By combing the compounds with anti-cancer properties, they […]

Breast Cancer Subtype Important in Deciding Impact of Folate

February 02, 2017

Read the original article from the UNC Nutrition Research Institute. It is generally known that folate (vitamin B9) is important in early pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects in babies, because folate is needed by rapidly dividing cells (e.g., those of a developing embryo) for DNA synthesis and cellular energy production. As a consequence, many […]

Shengmin Sang Leading NC A&T to Front of Fight on Cancer

August 03, 2016

Read the original article on Diverse Issues in Higher Education. A prolific scholar and 2015 winner of the Research Article of the Year award from the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Dr. Shengmin Sang is helping to position historically Black North Carolina A&T State University (N.C. A&T) into a center of cutting-edge cancer research. […]

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 […]

Superfoods: Looking for health at the table

January 27, 2016

By Jose Carlos Marques. This article was translated from Portuguese. Read the original article  from Correio de manha. They call them ‘superfoods’ and promise many benefits. Experts doubt. “Açaí is suitable for all those seeking a very nutritious food with unique flavor, fat zero and with high concentrations of vitamins, reducing the risk of disease.” […]

NC scientists savor sweet potatoes

December 04, 2015

By Reid Creiger Read the original article in the Charlotte Observer. At Thanksgiving and Christmas meals around the country, millions will say, “Pass the sweet potatoes.” But after the holidays, many people walking through their grocery store’s vegetable section instead will pass by them. Mary Ann Lila is working to change that. The director of […]

Study: Fruits, vegetables help improve internal protection system

October 04, 2015

By Josh Bergeron Read the original article in the Salilsbury Post. KANNAPOLIS — Try eating the skin of an avocado. It’s good for you, according to a North Carolina Research Campus study. A recently published, joint study by the University of North Carolina and Dole Foods at the North Carolina Research Campus used various fruit and vegetable […]

Interns spend summer researching health benefits of fruits and vegetables

July 17, 2015

By Jeanie Groh, Salisbury Post Read the original article. KANNAPOLIS — It’s a well-known fact that fruits and vegetables are both delicious and healthy, but few people truly understand exactly how they can impact the body. Thirty interns with the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project, called P2EP, however, are studying just how to harness those benefits […]

Watermelon may hold secrets for a healthy future

June 30, 2015

By Lisa Thornton, correspondent to the Charlotte Observer Read the original article, subscription required.   Someday, watermelon may play a part in fighting cancer. It may save lives in the poorest regions of Africa. It may even stave off a nasty sunburn at the beach. One thing is for sure: Watermelon isn’t just for eating […]

Analysis of Nutrition Education in Osteopathic Medical Schools

March 04, 2015

Analysis of Nutrition Education in Osteopathic Medical Schools, 4 Mar 2015, Journal of Biomedical Education, Kathaleen Briggs Early,1 Kelly M. Adams,2 and Martin Kohlmeier2,3 1College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, 200 University Pkwy, Yakima, WA 98901, USA 2Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine and Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at […]

NCA&T Research Technician Honored for Work on Wheat and Cancer Prevention

February 02, 2015

NCA&T Research Technician Nicholas Stone is a finalist in the Undergraduate Student Research Symposium sponsored by the Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division (AGFD) of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The AGFD symposium is open to all undergraduates conducting research in agricultural food chemistry. Stone, a senior biology major at Davidson College, is one of six […]

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 […]

Crown Bioscience Service Center Opening at DHMRI

October 21, 2014

For Immediate Release     Kannapolis, NC- The David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) at the NC Research Campus and Crown Bioscience, Inc., a leading global drug discovery and development service company headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, announce the opening of the Crown Bioscience US Research Center. The new center will open later this year […]