Van Andel Research Institute Board of Trustees
David Van Andel
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Van Andel Institute
Michelle Le Beau, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology; Director, University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center; Director, Cancer Cytogenetics Laboratory, University of Chicago
Max S. Wicha, M.D.
Distinguished Professor of Oncology; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Founding Director University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
James B. Fahner, M.D.
Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology & Senior Administrative Physician for Philanthropy & Community Relations, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
External Scientific Advisory Board
Sharon Y.R. Dent, Ph.D. (VAI ESAB Chair)
Professor and Chair, Department of Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis; Professor, Center for Cancer Epigenetics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Xiaodong Cheng, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis; Co-Director, Center for Cancer Epigenetics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Ted Dawson, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neurology; Director, Institute for Cell Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Joseph Ecker, Ph.D.
Professor, Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory; Director, Genomic Analysis Laboratory; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator; Salk International Council Chair in Genetics, Salk Institute
Theresa Guise, M.D.
Professor and Bone and Mineral Disorders Section Chief, Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders; Co-Director, Rolanette and Berdon Lawrence Bone Disease Program of Texas; Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Scholar, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Tony Hunter, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory; American Cancer Society Professor; Renato Dulbecco Chair; Director, Salk Institute Cancer Center, Salk Institute
Mitchell Lazar, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine; Willard and Rhoda Ware Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases; Director, Penn Diabetes Research Center; Director, Cox Institute for Medical Research; Chair, Center and Institute Directors Forum; Founding Director, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, University of Pennsylvania
Thomas Montine, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology; Stanford Medicine Endowed Professor in Pathology; Member, Stanford Bio-X; Member, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute; Founding Director, Pacific Udall Center, Stanford University
Max S. Wicha, M.D.
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Madeline and Sidney Forbes Professor of Oncology; Director, Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery; Founding Director, University of Michigan Rogel Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Michigan