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August 18, 2021 Van Andel Institute earns prestigious grant to train postdoctoral fellows in cancer epigenetics

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Aug. 18, 2021) — The National Cancer Institute has awarded Van Andel Institute a five-year, $1.7 million grant to establish a…

February 3, 2021 New study to probe how diet and metabolism influence the immune system

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Feb. 3, 2021) — A pair of scientists from Van Andel Institute and the National Institute of…

January 5, 2021 Exploring the link between Parkinson’s and the brain’s emotional center

Last year, Van Andel Institute assistant professor Hong-yuan Chu, Ph.D., was awarded a 2020 NARSAD Young Investigator grant by the Brain & Behavior…

June 22, 2020 Van Andel Institute scientists win Team Science Awards from American Association for Cancer Research

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 22, 2020) — The American Association for Cancer Research has awarded Van Andel Institute Professor Peter W. Laird, Ph.D., Director’s…

June 15, 2020 Parkinson’s disease symposium and advocate meeting go virtual for 2020

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 15, 2020) — For the first time, Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease and Rallying to the Challenge, Van Andel Institute’s flagship…

January 28, 2020 VAI Chief Investment Officer Kathleen Vogelsang named to AACSB’s 2020 Class of Influential Leaders

Grand Rapids, Mich. (Jan. 28, 2020) – Van Andel Institute Chief Investment Officer Kathleen Vogelsang has been named to the 2020 Class of Influential Leaders…

May 15, 2019 Linking genetics and Parkinson’s: A Q&A with genetics expert Dr. Ellen Sidransky

As a pediatrician with expertise in medical genetics, Dr. Ellen Sidransky never expected to become one of the world’s foremost experts on Parkinson’s disease,…

January 16, 2018 VARI’s first Fulbright Scholar takes on a devastating neurological disorder

Since 1946, the Fulbright Program has supported academic and research exchanges for graduate students and recent graduates in more than 160 countries.…