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  • enrollEnroll Now

    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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  • partnerCollaborators

    The MURDOCK Study offers a breadth of assets and capabilities that have been developed since the study’s inception in 2007, as well as the new MURDOCK-NCRC Seed Funding Voucher Program.

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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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  • Open House & Cocktail Reception

    Duke-Kannapolis held an open house for research collaborators and community partners to celebrate our expansion into a clinical office space in the NCRC Medical Plaza in Kannapolis. We welcomed guests from the North Carolina Research Campus, Duke Medicine and local community who stopped by to explore the new office and view our collaborator video. Enjoy these photos from the event!

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  • walk docSaturday, December 5

    Walk with a Doc

    Join us Saturday, December 5 for heart health education and some light exercise. Walk With a Doc is held monthly in Les Myers Community Park in Concord. This free event is open to all MURDOCK Study participants and the public. Continue reading →

  • kannapolis christmasSaturday, December 12

    Kannapolis Christmas Parade

    Join us for the 77th Annual Kannapolis Christmas Parade, starting at 6 p.m.  The MURDOCK Study invites participants to walk with us!

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  • kannapolis ymcaSaturday, December 19

    Frostbite 5K

    It’s never too cold for exercise! Join the Kannapolis YMCA for a 3.1 mile run through the Kannapolis greenway and the surrounding communities, then stop by the MURDOCK Study information table to pick up some post-race prizes. We hope to see you there. Learn more here



    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.