Don’t forget to complete your Annual Follow-Up Form when the MURDOCK Study contacts you every year around the anniversary of your enrollment.
- In the Community
The success of the Duke-MURDOCK Study correlates directly to the engagement of community partners and their willingness to actively support this long-term health study.
The MURDOCK Study offers collaborators a breadth of assets and capabilities developed since the study’s inception in 2007, as detailed in this video.
The MURDOCK Study is committed to informing participants about all of the latest research findings from study investigators. Publications and abstracts are available here.
- Saturday, April 22nd
Strides for Stroke 5k presented by Carolinas Healthcare System
Everyone knows of someone that has been affected by stroke. Help us bring awareness and support for our local stroke survivors and their families Continue reading →
- Friday, April 7th
Rhythm & Run 5K
The Rhythm & Run 5K is an annual fundraiser event for the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame & Museum. All proceeds from the Rhythm & Run 5K go to the NC Music Hall of Fame Museum.
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- Saturday, April 1st
Walk With A Doc
Join us Saturday, April 1st for health education and some light exercise. Walk With a Doc is held monthly in Les Myers Community Park in Concord. This free event is open to all MURDOCK Study participants and the public.
The MURDOCK Study partners with the David H. Murdock Research Institute to access world-class technologies and platforms. Click on the logo above to see what other projects the DHMRI is supporting.
- The Campus
- Duke Health
- Duke University names new director of operations for MURDOCK Study, related research projects
Julie Eckstrand, R.Ph., has been named the new director of operations for Duke University’s Translational Population Health Research Group, which includes the MURDOCK Study and Duke’s other clinical research studies based at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis.
In her new role, Eckstrand will manage operations for the “TransPop” Group for the new Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). The research portfolio includes the MURDOCK Study and related research projects involving biomarkers, longitudinal registries, risk modeling of data, and community-engaged research at the Duke-Kannapolis office. TransPop serves as an academic hub for accelerating the translation and implementation of scientific discoveries into health benefits for patients and communities. Continue reading →
- Duke Staff Dance to Raise Awareness of Diabetes
Faculty and staff from Duke Endocrinology and Duke’s office in Kannapolis are kicking up their heels on the dance floor to raise awareness of diabetes and diabetes research.
The #DiabetesDanceDare is a social media challenge created by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for National Diabetes Awareness Month in November, but the “dare” will continue well into 2017. Organizations, advocacy group and individuals across the country are posting videos of themselves dancing for 23 seconds to represent the rate of diabetes diagnoses in the U.S. — a new diagnosis every 23 seconds. Continue reading →
- MURDOCK Study leader honored with Service Above Self Award by Rotary Club of Cabarrus County
Perla Nunes, who leads community engagement and outreach efforts for Duke University’s MURDOCK Study and other research studies based in Kannapolis, received the Service Above Self Award on Thursday from the Rotary Club of Cabarrus County. Continue reading →
- Friday, April 7th