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Be one of 50,000 people in our community to help us improve the understanding of health and disease. Find out if you are eligible to participate and click one of the Enroll Today buttons.
- 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.
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The MURDOCK Study offers a breadth of assets and capabilities that have been developed and refined since the study’s inception in 2007 and the initiation of enrollment in 2009.
The MURDOCK Study is committed to informing participants about all of the latest research findings from study investigators. Publications and abstracts are available here.
- Emmy-nominated ‘North Carolina Science Now’ to Feature Duke’s MURDOCK Study
The MURDOCK Study is thrilled to announce that UNC-TVs Emmy-nominated show “North Carolina Science Now” will feature some of our research during an episode to be aired in May. In preparation for the feature, the show’s producer Frank Graff and cameraman Mike Oniffrey stopped by the David H. Murdock Research Institute Core Lab. During the shoot they captured great footage of our multiple sclerosis investigators and a participant enrolling in the Healthy Aging Study.
Check out our Facebook album to see photos from the visit.
- Duke Researchers Investigate Ethics of Using Medical Data in Clinical Studies
Dr. Laura Beskow, associate professor at the Duke Clinical Research Institute, has launched a project that will examine participant perspectives on the use of health data in clinical research. The NIH-funded research project, “Ethical Approaches to Research Use of Clinical Records and Data,” will focus on four Duke research sites throughout the Southeast, including Kannapolis and the MURDOCK Study.
- Charlotte Observer: “New Leader Named for Comprehensive Study of Area Health”
Eight years after she helped create Duke University’s health research project based at the North Carolina Research Campus, Kristin Newby, MD, MHS, has become the lead scientist for the MURDOCK Study.
- Saturday, March 28
Healthy Eating Class
Join us on Saturday, March 28 at 10 a.m. for a guided health tour of Whole Foods Market – Lake Norman. The session will highlight healthy foods and eating habits that can improve our well-being. The session is free and open to all members of the community. Continue reading →
- Saturday, April 4
Walk with a Doc
Join us on Saturday, April 4 at the Neal Davis Gazebo in Les Myers Community Park (130 Lawndale Ave. SE, Concord, NC 28025) for some light exercise and education about heart health. The walk begins at 9 a.m.
- Saturday, April 18
Governor’s Village 5K
A chance to support local schools AND win free Chick-fil-A for a year? Sign us up. The 2nd Annual Governor’s Village 5K & Fun Run, which will take place at 8648 J.W. Clay Blvd in Charlotte, will raise scholarship money for students at the four Governor’s Village schools. 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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