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Help us improve the health of the community one person at a time.
Be one of the 50,000 people in our community who will help us better understand health and disease.

  • enrollEnroll Now

    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.

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  • community iconIn 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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  • icon_partnerPartner With Us

    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.

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  • icons_campusPublications

    The MURDOCK Study 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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UPDATES

  • kristin newbyMURDOCK Study Principal Investigator Touts Power of Precision Medicine

    Dr. Kristin Newby, principal investigator of the MURDOCK Study, noted some significant similarities between the MURDOCK Study and a major research initiative recently announced by President Obama. As part of the Precision Medicine Initiative, announced on January 30, the Administration has allocated $130 million to the National Institutes of Health to develop a voluntary national research cohort of a million volunteers. Writing about this NIH research cohort, Dr. Newby drew parallels with the MURDOCK Study saying, “I know this approach can work because I’ve been part of a research team that has been doing something similar on a smaller but still impressive scale…[Our] analyses are beginning to help us understand both health and disease with much greater precision.”

    Read Dr. Newby’s full article here.

EVENTS

  • walk docSaturday, March 7

    Walk with a Doc

    Join us on Saturday, March 7 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.

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  • bethesdaSaturday, March 7

    Mass Enrollment – Bethesda Health Center

    Bethesda Health Center, located at 133 Stetson Drive in Charlotte, will host a mass enrollment on Saturday, March 7. Appointments offered but not necessary. Enrollment takes less than 45 minutes. Continue reading →

  • pancake dayThursday, March 19

    Boys & Girls Club Pancake Day

    Come support the Boys & Girls Club of Cabarrus County on Thursday, March 19. The 58th Annual Pancake Day will run from 6 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Stop by 247 Spring Street NW in Concord for Concord’s Favorite Day. Continue reading →

  • DHMRI

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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 Medicine

     

    duke logoThe MURDOCK Study is an affiliate of Duke Medicine. Learn more about the world-class medical research being conducted by Duke Medicine.