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.
- MURDOCK Study Lead Scientist Addresses Precision Medicine Symposium
Designed in 2006 to help find a way to tailor treatment to individual patients rather than “one size fits all” medicine, the MURDOCK Study was ahead of its time. Now, in the era of precision medicine, L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS, leads the initiative aimed at advancing the promise of treatment personalized to a patient’s individual characteristics and environment. Continue reading →
- New Collaboration: Research in Healthier Food Choices
MURDOCK Study project leaders are collaborating with the Duke-UNC USDA Center For Behavioral Economics And Healthy Food Choice Research (BECR), which is led by Dr. Matthew Harding, assistant professor of public policy and economics at Duke University. The MURDOCK Study and BECR have implemented a secure data sharing resource to help generate insights and strategize “field-based” research models in the MURDOCK Study geographical area. BECR strives to increase the understanding of how behavioral economics approaches can be used to encourage healthier food choice by addressing consumer, food industry and retail behavior.
- Senate Confirms Califf as Next FDA Head
Congratulations to the founding father of the MURDOCK Study, and new FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf! The Senate voted 89-4 to confirm Robert Califf, MD, as the next commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Califf takes over the job from Margaret Hamburg, who left the agency in March. The FDA’s chief scientist, Stephen Ostroff, has served as acting commissioner since her departure. Continue reading →
- Thursday, June 23
Kannapolis Farmers Market
Support local growers and enjoy fresh produce, dairy products, baked goods, honey, and crafts! The Kannapolis Farmers Market will be open Thursdays from 4-7 p.m. from May through September.
- Saturday, June 25
Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival
The Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival Series brings singers, musicians, belly dancers, poets, painters, pottery makers, arts, crafts, jugglers, clowns and other forms of arts and culture to the downtown Kannapolis streets. Continue reading →
- Saturday, September 24
Duke Dash 5K & Healthfest
Join us on Sept. 24, 2016 for the Duke Dash 5K & Healthfest at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis! The 5K run will begin at 9 a.m. with registration starting at 8:15 a.m. Register for the run by clicking here: http://racesonline.com/events/dukedash5k. 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.
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