KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - Duke University’s medical research study based at the N.C. Research Campus has announced plans for a long-term Alzheimer’s disease prevention study.

The MURDOCK Study in Kannapolis is recruiting older people who do not have memory problems for the new project.

Called the Memory Health Study, this is the latest project initiated under the umbrella of Duke’s MURDOCK Study at the Research Campus.

The MURDOCK Study is named for David Murdock, billionaire Dole Food Co. chairman who founded the Research Campus and pledged $35 million to Duke University to launch the study. The name stands for Measurement to Understand Reclassification of Disease Of Cabarrus/Kannapolis.

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