Duke University MURDOCK Study

Duke increases its presence on the NCRC; Clinical research is a growth industry in Kannapolis

November 17, 2015

By Mary Price See the original article in Business Today Ashley Dunham, PhD, director of operations for Translational Population Research, part of the Duke Translational Medicine Institute (DTMI), was one of the four original employees hired by the Duke University School of Medicine to work the MURDOCK Study Community Registry and Biorepository—the research that most […]

Clinical Research Professionals Host Annual Conference at NCRC

October 28, 2015

         Kannapolis, NC- On Friday, October 30 from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, the Greater Charlotte Chapter of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (GCACRP) will hold their annual conference in the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, NC. This is the first Charlotte […]

The NCRC Is Changing the Landscape of Health Care

September 14, 2015

As written for Cabarrus Magazine. Learn more about how the NCRC is changing the landscape of health care in our latest edition of Bioactive Magazine and by watching our latest video on Individualizing Health Care. From the community to the clinic, the NC Research Campus (NCRC) is changing the landscape of healthcare from reactive and treatment-centered to […]

MURDOCK Study Hosts First Mass Enrollment Just for NCRC

September 10, 2015

September 10, 2015 Dear Campus Colleague, Greetings from Duke University and the MURDOCK Study! For the first time, anyone who works at the North Carolina Research Campus can join the MURDOCK Study, regardless of where you live. We invite you to consider enrolling in this unique, community-based longitudinal health study during a special all-day event […]

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 […]

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 […]

Comparison of GC-MS and GC× GC-MS in the Analysis of Human Serum Samples for Biomarker Discovery

March 04, 2015

Comparison of GC-MS and GC× GC-MS in the Analysis of Human Serum Samples for Biomarker Discovery, J Proteome Res. 2015 Mar 4, Winnike JH, Wei X, Knagge KJ, Colman SD, Gregory SG, Zhang X, David H. Murdock Research Institute. Abstract We compared the performance of gas chromatography time-of-flight mass spectrometry (GC-MS) and comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography time-of-flight […]

Duke Cardiologist Califf Appointed FDA Deputy Commissioner

January 26, 2015

By Frank Vinluan, Xconomy Read the original article. Duke University cardiologist Robert Califf is joining the FDA, an appointment that brings to the agency a doctor with deep experience in the development and testing of new drugs. The FDA on Monday named Califf deputy commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco, a position that reports to […]

Kannapolis native becomes 11,000th to join Duke University’s MURDOCK Study

December 19, 2014

Read the original article at www.murdock-study.org.  KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—Dec. 19, 2014—Gregory Childers grew up in Kannapolis, cherished by his grandparents in a house on Corriher Street not far from the North Carolina Research Campus. Olin and Betty Childers took good care of their grandson. When Childers was in seventh grade, that started to change. His grandparents’ […]

MURDOCK Study leader details success in recruiting Latinos during national public health conference

December 11, 2014

KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—Dec. 11, 2014—Perla Nunes, a project leader with Duke University’s MURDOCK Study, recently detailed the study’s success in enrolling Latinos during a presentation at the nation’s top public health conference. Nunes, who oversees community outreach and recruitment efforts for the MURDOCK Study, presented at the American Public Health Association’s 142nd Annual Meeting & Exposition in New […]

NCRC & CHS on Charlotte Talks July 15

July 14, 2014

Don’t miss the July 15 WFAE Charlotte Talks show on personalized medicine featuring panelists from the NC Research Campus and Carolinas Healthcare System: Steven Zeisel, MD, PhD – Professor and Director of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute, NC Research Campus Kristin Newby, MD, MHS – Professor of Medicine Duke University; Principal Investigator, MURDOCK Study, NC Research Campus […]

MURDOCK Study Offers Online Enrollment

July 10, 2014

The MURDOCK Study is now easier to join than ever. New study participants  can now complete most of the enrollment questionnaire online in about 12 minutes. The MURDOCK Study is a multi-tiered, long-term genomic study registering people in Kannapolis and Cabarrus counties as well as some of the adjoining counties. Find out if you live […]

Vein Graft Preservation Solutions, Patency, and Outcomes After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

June 18, 2014

Vein Graft Preservation Solutions, Patency, and Outcomes After Coronary Artery Bypass. JAMA Surgery. June 2014. Ralf E. Harskamp, MD1,2; John H. Alexander, MD, MHS1; Phillip J. Schulte, PhD1; Colleen M. Brophy, MD3; Michael J. Mack, MD4; Eric D. Peterson, MD, MPH1; Judson B. Williams, MD, MHS1; C. Michael Gibson, MD, MS5; Robert M. Califf, MD6; Nicholas T. Kouchoukos, MD7; Robert A. Harrington, MD8; T. Bruce Ferguson Jr, MD9; Renato D. Lopes, MD, PhD1 1Department of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, […]

Use of RxNorm and NDF-RT to normalize and characterize participant-reported medications in an i2b2-based research repository

April 07, 2014

Use of RxNorm and NDF-RT to normalize and characterize participant-reported medications in an i2b2-based research repository, AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2014 Apr 7, Blach C1, Del Fiol G2, Dundee C1, Frund J1, Richesson R1, Smerek M1, Walden A1, Tenenbaum JD1. 1Duke University, Durham, NC. 2Univerity of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Abstract The MURDOCK Study […]

Duke, CHA Curbing Diabetes through a New Model of Patient Care

October 14, 2013

Diabetes is near the top of the list of 21st century public health epidemics. Duke University and Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA), both North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) partners, are taking a bold step to curb the effects of the disease by developing a new model of care for patients with type 2 diabetes, especially those […]

MURDOCK Study Always Enrolling

April 09, 2013

The clinician-scientists leading and managing the MURDOCK Study (Measurement to Understand the Reclassification of Diseases Of Cabarrus/Kannapolis) are banking biological samples from the local community to understand genetic and molecular data that will improve the understanding of and treatments for diseases such as heart disease, obesity, osteoarthritis, multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease. Over 9,000 people have joined the MURDOCK Study Community Registry and Biorepository. Enrollment is easy! […]

Wincourse Technologies Locates in the Village

March 31, 2013

Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus March 31, 2013   Wincourse Technologies, Inc., a cloud-based managed services provider, recently located in the Village, the business district of downtown Kannapolis adjacent to the NCRC. Wincourse specializes in reducing operational and support costs by providing a single, cloud-based […]

Branched chain amino acids are novel biomarkers for discrimination of metabolic wellness

January 31, 2013

Branched chain amino acids are novel biomarkers for discrimination of metabolic wellness. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. January 31, 2013. Batch BC, Shah SH, Newgard CB, Turer CB, Haynes C, Bain JR, Muehlbauer M, Patel MJ, Stevens RD, Appel LJ, Newby LK, Svetkey LP. Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, […]