The NCRC Opens New Ready-to-Use Laboratory Suites and First Flexible Office

February 15, 2016

  Kannapolis, NC– Entrepreneurs take note. The NC Research Campus (NCRC) newest ready-to-use wet laboratory suites and its first flexible office space are both open for business. Located on the third floor of the NCRC’s David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building both of the new 2,000-square-foot research laboratory suites can be sub-divided into smaller units. […]

Duke’s MURDOCK Study offers $100,000 in seed funding to NCRC scientists

July 02, 2015

  KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—July 2, 2015—Duke University’s MURDOCK Study will invest up to $100,000 in the coming year to fund scientific discoveries at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis. The MURDOCK Study-NCRC Seed Funding Voucher Program will provide up to 10 vouchers worth $10,000 each to qualifying NCRC investigators from any institution on the […]

NCRC Offers Start-Ups Advantages

June 30, 2015

While touring the NC Research Campus (NCRC), founders of a West Coast biotech start-up were impressed to find in one place the resources they need to launch their business: Collaborations exploring plant-based phytochemicals with scientists at the NC State Plants for Human Health Institute. Product testing with the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory, Spectrum Discovery Center and the UNC Nutrition Research Institute’s Human Research Core. […]

Charleata Carter Joins DHMRI as Microscopy Support Specialist

November 11, 2014

      Charleata A. Carter, PhD, joined the David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) last month as microscopy support specialist. In her new role, Carter directs DHMRI’s light microscopy facilities including confocal microscopy and biological imaging and provides consultative, collaborative scientific client support. “I have a diverse background including work in cancer research, wound […]

DHMRI Names John Cavanagh, PhD, as Interim President

November 05, 2014

(Kannapolis, NC- November 5, 2014) Robert Califf, MD, chief executive officer of the David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) Board of Directors, announced today that John Cavanagh, PhD, has been named interim president. “I am tremendously excited by the opportunity to take up this new role at DHMRI,” Cavanagh stated. “It is a really remarkable […]

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 […]

DHMRI Intern Awarded AL Brown High School “Intern of the Year”

May 08, 2014

For Immediate Release   Phyllis Beaver Marketing Director NC Research Campus pbeaver@ncresearchcampus.net www.ncresearchcampus.net   (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC. May 8, 2014)- AL Brown High School senior Jorge Barrios was awarded Intern of the Year at an award ceremony held at the school on Tuesday, May 6. He was recognized for his fall 2013 internship […]

Duke Energy Foundation Grants $150K to P2EP, Industry-led STEM Program

May 05, 2014

For Immediate Release           Duke Energy Foundation Grants $150K to P2EP, Industry-led STEM Program (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- May 5, 2014) The Duke Energy Foundation has renewed their support of the NC Research Campus-based, Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) with a contribution of $150,000. Last year, the Duke Energy Foundation […]

A Growing Campus

March 14, 2014

By Clyde Higgs, Vice President of Business Development Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus March 14, 2014 I want to make sure everyone close to the campus is just as aware of how our momentum is building and the campus is growing: Jobs: Close to 1,000 jobs […]

Infants to Teens Impacted by Genetics, Nutrition and Exercise

October 15, 2013

NCRC News Scientists at the NC Research Campus are exploring areas of genetics, nutrition and human performance that impact brain development, risk factors for disease and the overall health of infants, toddlers, young children and teenagers.   Omega-3 Intake Linked to Higher Cognition in Infants, Toddlers and Young Children Carol L. Cheatham, PhD, developmental cognitive […]

Duke Study on Autism Risk Factor

September 13, 2013

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 […]

Whole Grains: Maximizing the Potential

June 13, 2013

UNC Charlotte’s Ann Loraine, PhD, and Research Technician Ivory Clabaugh have achieved something uncommon. They have found a way to grow rice indoors in an NCRC growth room. Their rice research is just one of four programs on campus where scientists are working to improve the nutritional value of grains and maximize their potential to prevent diseases like diabetes […]

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 […]

Klebsiella Linked to Infant Melamine Deaths

March 09, 2013

The UNC Greensboro Center for Translational Biomedical Research and the David H. Murdock Research Institute in partnership with scientists from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China and the Imperial College of London, United Kingdom have shed light on why so many babies who drank melamine-tainted milk in 2008 did not die. The bacteria Klebsiella terrigena […]

DHMRI Advances Personalized Medicine in North Carolina

August 09, 2012

Personalized medicine is transforming healthcare by precipitating a shift to a model that takes into account individual differences and the influence of genetics and the environment. The advantage is more effective treatments, an enhanced ability to predict risk for chronic disease and the opportunity for earlier medical intervention. The David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) is […]