Help us improve the health of the community one person at a time.

  • enrollFollow-Up

    Don’t forget to complete your Annual Follow-Up Form when the MURDOCK Study contacts you every year around the anniversary of your enrollment.

  • community iconIn the Community

    The success of the MURDOCK Study correlates directly to the engagement of community partners and their willingness to actively support this long-term health study.

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  • partnerCollaborators

    CTSI TransPop offers collaborators a breadth of assets and capabilities developed since the inception of the original MURDOCK Study in 2007.

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  • Publications

    CTSI TransPop is committed to informing participants about all of the latest research findings from study investigators. Publications and abstracts are available here.

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  • ‘Get Healthy Nights’ at the Intimidators

    June 16, July 21, & August 25

    The City of Kannapolis and the Kannapolis Intimidators are teaming up for Get Healthy Nights! On April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, and August 25, join us at the Kannapolis Intimidators for Get Healthy Nights. The initiative is part of the City’s focus on Discover Healthy Living in Kannapolis.
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  • pops-postPops at the Post 2017

    Saturday, June 3 | 5 p.m.

    Pops at the Post is a free, outdoor concert in Salisbury featuring the Salisbury-Rowan Symphony, led by Maestro David Hagy. This year, Kyle Petty will perform. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the show! The concert takes place behind the Salisbury Post at 131 W. Innes St.
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  • Walk With A Doc

    Saturday, June 3 | 9 a.m.

    Join us on the first Saturday of every month for a free talk about heart health followed by light exercise. Walk With a Doc is held monthly in Les Myers Community Park in Concord. Bring a friend! Sign up for alerts and reminders by emailing
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    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

    ncresearchThe North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis is a 350-acre research center located just north of Charlotte, NC. Corporations, universities and healthcare organizations

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  • Duke CTSI


    duke ctsi logoThe CTSI’s Translational Population Health Research team in Kannapolis manages many studies, including the MURDOCK Study, the COPD study, and the MS study.


  • Enrollment continues rolling for COPD Study

    Nearly 100 people have enrolled in the MURDOCK COPD Study, an observational study that is collecting information on the current level of symptoms, as well as ability to breathe, treatment, and outcomes of people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
    The study will enroll 850 people and follow the progression of the disease over five years. Participants are not required to already be enrolled in the MURDOCK Study or live in a certain zip code to qualify. To learn more, please click here.

  • MURDOCK Study now part of Duke CTSI

    Duke’s Kannapolis office and the MURDOCK Study are proud to be part of the new Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI), an academic hub for accelerating the translation and implementation of scientific discoveries into health benefits for patients and communities.
    L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS, principal investigator for the MURDOCK Study, is the faculty lead for the CTSI’s Translational Population Health Research Group. The CTSI strives to overcome the obstacles to developing discoveries into devices, drugs, or therapies to improve health. The CTSI collaborates with schools, departments, denters and programs across Duke. To learn more about the CTSI, click here.


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