Metabolomics

Renowned scientist joins Nutrition Research Institute

December 01, 2016

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – November 30, 2016 – Susan Sumner, PhD joins the UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) on December 1, 2016, as a Professor of Nutrition. Dr. Sumner is working to make personalized medicine a reality through metabolomics. Metabolomics involves measuring thousands of metabolites in cells, tissues, and biological fluids. This approach can provide a […]

David Nieman: Metabolomics in Nutrition & Exercise Science

April 06, 2016

By Robin Fastenau, Metabolon Vice President, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations Read the original article on the Metabolon Blog. We asked David Nieman, D.Ph., FACSM, an expert in exercise science, to share his experience with metabolomics and how it has impacted his research. David is a professor in the College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University […]

GC x GC-MS Newest Service in the DHMRI Metabolomics Laboratory

February 15, 2016

Read the original story on www.dhmri.org. The David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) located on the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, NC recently completed a licensing agreement with the University of Louisville, Kentucky for analytical software that supports two-dimensional gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC×GC-MS) for metabolite biomarker discovery. The software license allows DHMRI to […]

Bananas Best for Bicyclists

January 22, 2016

Read the original article on Dole Nutrition News. Bananas Improve Athletic Performance and Recovery in Cyclists Athletes, listen up! If you’re preparing for your next long-distance race, you may want to throw a few bananas in your gym bag. Researchers at the North Carolina Research Campus, including Dole Nutrition Institute and Appalachian State University scientists, […]

GCxGC-MS Validated for Metabolomics Profiling, Biomarker Discovery

November 19, 2015

Read the story on Advanced Health Network. Scientists at the David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI), located at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC, validated the use of comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC×GC-MS) for metabolite biomarker discovery. “GC x GC-MS is an approach to biomarker research that tends to be under-used,” commented […]

Lessons learned from metabolomics in cystic fibrosis

October 26, 2015

Lessons learned from metabolomics in cystic fibrosis, Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics 2015, Marianne S. Muhlebach1* and Wei Sha2 1Department Pediatrics, Division Pulmonology, UNC Chapel Hill 430 MacNider, CB 7217, Chapel Hill 27599-7217, NC, USA 2Bioinformatics Services Division, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Kannapolis 28081, NC, USA Abstract Cystic fibrosis is a mono-genetic multi-system disease; however, respiratory […]

Application of 1H NMR Profiling To Assess Seed Metabolomic Diversity. A Case Study on a Soybean Era Population

May 05, 2015

Application of 1H NMR Profiling To Assess Seed Metabolomic Diversity. A Case Study on a Soybean Era Population, 2015 May 5, J Agric Food Chem., Harrigan GG1, Skogerson K1, MacIsaac S2, Bickel A1, Perez T1, Li X1. 1†Monsanto Company, 800 North Lindbergh Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri 63167, United States. 2§150 North Research Campus Drive, Kannapolis, North Carolina 28081, […]

Experience a Dynamic Summer of Science as a P2EP Undergraduate Intern

January 14, 2015

Undergraduate students with an interest in plant research are encouraged to apply for a dynamic summer of science as part of the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, a 350-acre life sciences hub dedicated to advancing scientific discoveries and development relating to human health, nutrition and agriculture. P2EP is […]

David H. Murdock to Announce Gift in Perpetuity to DHMRI

September 29, 2014

Media Advisory Contact: Phyllis Beaver Marketing Director NC Research Campus pbeaver@ncresearchcampus.net 704-791-9302 David H. Murdock to Announce Gift in Perpetuity to DHMRI When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10 am (ET) Where: David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building on the NC Research Campus, 150 Research Campus Drive, in the first floor event room. Who: Mr. David […]

Human Skeletal Muscle Biopsy Procedures Using the Modified Bergström Technique

September 10, 2014

Human Skeletal Muscle Biopsy Procedures Using the Modified Bergström Technique JoVE Clinical and Translational Medicine, Sept 10, 2014, R. Andrew Shanely1,2, Kevin A. Zwetsloot2, N. Travis Triplett2, Mary Pat Meaney1,2, Gerard E. Farris3, David C. Nieman Human Performance Laboratory, North Carolina Research Campus, Appalacian State University, 2College of Health Sciences, Appalachian State University, 3Department of Emergency Medicine, […]

Sabrina Cote

DHMRI Launches Dedicated MS Research with Hire of Postdoctoral Fellow

July 31, 2014

Read the original article posted on DHMRI.org. Sabrina Cote, PhD, has joined the David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) as a postdoctoral research fellow working for Simon Gregory, PhD, director of the DHMRI genomics laboratory. She will be researching Multiple Sclerosis (MS) under Gregory’s direction. Gregory, who is also an associate professor in the section […]

New Biomarker for Oxidative Stress When Exercising Discovered

May 14, 2014

View the abstract published in the American Journal of Physiology. New research led by David Nieman, DrPH, FACSM, director of the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus, identified a new biomarker for oxidative stress generated during exercise. In the field of exercise science, measuring oxidative stress can be difficult, time […]

NCRC team discovers new biomarker for oxidative stress

May 14, 2014

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 5:23 pm Read the original article as posted by the Independent Tribune staff KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Scientists at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) have discovered a new way to detect oxidative stress generated during exercise. A team led by Dr. David Nieman, director of the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory […]

NCRC team discovers new biomarker for oxidative stress

May 14, 2014

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Scientists at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) have discovered a new way to detect oxidative stress generated during exercise. A team led by Dr. David Nieman, director of the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at NCRC, identified 13-HODE + 9-HODE as an oxidative stress biomarker for studies involving intense exercise, […]

Towards nutrigenomics: studies to identify gene-diet interactions affecting susceptibility to cardiovascular disease.

April 22, 2014

Towards nutrigenomics: studies to identify gene-diet interactions affecting susceptibility to cardiovascular disease. The FASEB Journal, April 2014; Brian Bennett1,3; Karen Corbin2,; Tangi Smallwood3,; Annalouise o’Connor2; Steven Zeisel1,4. 1UNC Nutrition Research Institute Kannapolis NC United States; 2UNC Nutrition Research Institute Kannapolis NC United States; 3Department of Genetics University of North Carolina Chapel Hill NC United States; 4 Department of […]

A Brief History of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute

October 21, 2013

Founded in 2008, the UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) is a cornerstone of the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis and home to highly-regarded faculty members, students and research technicians exploring nutritional individuality as it relates to brain development and the prevention of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. Here scientists study nutrigenomics – […]

Spectral Deconvolution for Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolomics: Current Status and Future Perspectives

June 28, 2013

Spectral Deconvolution for Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolomics: Current Status and Future Perspectives. Computational and Structural Biotechnol Journal. 2013 Jun 28;4:e201301013. eCollection 2013. Du X, Zeisel SH. Department of Bioinformatics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC; Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC. Abstract Mass spectrometry coupled to […]