Biological samples from the MURDOCK Study Community Registry are stored locally in the LabCorp-Kannapolis Biorepository. Nearly 450,000 annotated samples are now banked from more than 12,000 study participants from Kannapolis/Cabarrus County and the surrounding region. Baseline samples are collected and stored as follows:
Registry Data Collected
In addition to biological samples, the Community Registry includes data from baseline and follow-up questionnaires. The table below provides a summary of the information that is collected from the baseline questionnaire.
Annual follow-up data collected from each study participant include any changes to medical conditions collected during his/her enrollment visit into the MURDOCK Study in addition to hospitalizations, medications, and patient-reported measures (PROMIS®) .