David H. Murdock

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

June 27, 2015

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 […]

Costa Rica and North Carolina Research Campus sign agreement on educational cooperation and research

May 14, 2015

         David H. Murdock, CEO and chairman of Castle & Cooke and Dole Foods, and President Luis Guillermo Solis announced the formation of an international agreement for research and education collaboration. Kannapolis May 14, 2015. Costa Rica and the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) are signing an education cooperation agreement that will […]

City of Kannapolis to Purchase Downtown Properties

March 12, 2015

Media Contact: Annette Privette Keller Director of Communications 704-920-4311 o 980-406-2790 c aprivettekeller@kannapolisnc.gov Learn more on the City of Kannapolis’ website. March 12, 2015  KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The City of Kannapolis and Mr. David H. Murdock have negotiated a transaction regarding 46 acres of property in Downtown Kannapolis. The City will pay $5.55 million for […]

Carolinas HealthCare System celebrates new Kannapolis office

January 22, 2014

Independent Tribune Tim Reaves treaves@independenttribune.com KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) celebrated a new medical building at a ceremony Tuesday on the North Carolina Research Campus, where community leaders said the facility will help promote community health. The building, at 201 Dale Earnhardt Blvd., Kannapolis, combines internal medicine, pediatrics and radiology in a “convergence” […]

City of Kannapolis Joins NCRC

November 15, 2013

On October 29, the city of Kannapolis broke ground on a 100,000-square-foot city hall and police department headquarters. The land for the building was donated by NC Research Campus founder David H. Murdock to help fulfill the campus’ vision as a center of research and community.  The building includes 5,500 square feet of new meeting space that will be useful […]

DHMRI’s $50 Million Gift

May 13, 2013

May 8, David H. Murdock, the founder and visionary behind the David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) and the NC Research Campus, announced a gift of $50 million to the DHMRI. The gift provides operational support over the next eight years.  The DHMRI is the NC Research Campus’ central laboratory that houses a staff of […]