Mayor of Huntersville Joins MURDOCK Study

May 19, 2014

Kannapolis, N.C. – The Duke-MURDOCK Study team is excited to announce the support of Mayor Jill Swain of Huntersville. She joined the MURDOCK Study in a special event held Monday, May 19, 2014 at 10:30 am the Lake Norman Community Health Clinic on Hunters Road in Huntersville. The enrollment of Mayor Swain represents the DukeMURDOCK Study […]

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 […]

Newly Expanded Eligibility for PPS

February 14, 2014

February 14, 2014 Murdock Study The Duke Translational Medicine Institute-MURDOCK Study team is excited to announce an expansion to one of our on-going studies. The Physical Performance Study ( under the thought leadership of Principal Investigator Dr. Miriam Morey, Professor of Medicine at the Duke University School of Medicine and Co-Directorof the Duke Older Americans […]

Kannapolis Mayor enrolls in long term research study

January 24, 2014

 Kannapolis Mayor enrolls in long term research study By Bob Holmes Slideshow « Prev of 3 Next » – BOB HOLMES Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant has his blood drawn during his participation in the MURDOCK Study. Learn more For more information on how and where to enroll in the MURDOCK Study, visit, call 704-250-5861 […]

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 […]

Duke, DHMRI Discover Blood-based Test for Aspirin Therapy

July 15, 2013

This month Duke Medicine physicians and researchers published the paper Aspirin Exposure Reveals Novel Genes Associated with Platelet Function and Cardiovascular Events in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. They reported that the significance of the findings is that they have “solved some of the mysteries related to the use of this century-old […]

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 […]

President of Ecuador visits Kannapolis

October 31, 2012

By Hugh Fisher, The Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS – Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa made an unannounced visit to Kannapolis Monday and Tuesday, touring the N.C. Research Campus and other facilities with David Murdock. While here, Correa made a presentation on Yachay, a planned “city of knowledge” currently being developed in northern Ecuador. Murdock, owner of Dole […]

Multiple Sclerosis Study Enrolling

March 09, 2012

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory, autoimmune disease that affects the ability of the brain and spinal cord nerve cells to communicate resulting in physical and cognitive disability. It is the most common cause of neurological disability in early and middle adulthood. Over 400,000 people in the US are diagnosed with MS. While therapies exist, none significantly […]