Coming together to take diseases apart.
How do you arrive at revolutionary treatments and breakthroughs? By unleashing a global coalition of brilliant scientific minds, fostering a collaborative process — and doing a world of good.
Every day, we collaborate at the forefront of fundamental and translational science in pursuit of groundbreaking treatment strategies for cancer, Parkinson’s and other diseases. Through shared values and an entrepreneurial spirit, we spark innovation to multiply the impact of discovery and answer critical questions about our world.
Learn How Our Scientists Are Making a Difference
Our scientists are hard at work investigating cancer, Parkinson's and a host of other diseases.
Where Discovery Meets Collaboration
Van Andel Institute's departments are home to exceptional scientists in the fields of epigenetics, neurodegenerative science, cell biology, metabolism and nutritional programming, and structural biology.
Meet Our Scientists
Meet Van Andel Institute’s world-class investigators, learn about their research and check out their latest findings.
Van Andel Institute's commitment to collaboration in the U.S. and abroad creates and fuels partnerships to improve human health.
Shared Scientific Resources
Core Technologies and Services
Van Andel Institute’s Core Technologies and Services offer a comprehensive range of advanced technologies and expertise to support and enhance research at the Institute and collaborating organizations.
Business Development and Technology Transfer
Technology and Tools
Business Development and Technology Transfer supports the Institute’s mission by promoting the use of our research results and discoveries for public benefit. We remove barriers to the exchange of information and research materials so that ideas can rapidly be tested in the laboratory and translated to the clinic.
We're raising thousands to save millions
We’re turning hope into action for the millions of people around the world affected by diseases like cancer and Parkinson’s. Find out how you can help us make a difference.
- 120 peer-reviewed papers published in 2023
- 62 peer-reviewed papers published in high-impact journals in 2023
- 55 clinical trials launched to date