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
Dr. Campbell will be joining us, Saturday, April 1st. We’ll be discussing “Fat in a Healthy Diet-Major Nutrition Guideline Controversies”, along with some light exercise. Walk With a Doc is held monthly in Les Myers Community Park in Concord. Continue reading →
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
- 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.
- MURDOCK Samples Help MS Research
DURHAM and KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—A person carrying variants of two particular genes could be almost three times more likely to develop multiple sclerosis, according to the latest findings from scientists at Duke Health and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Continue reading →
- Friday, April 7th