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January 10, 2018 Protecting the brain from Parkinson’s

When it comes to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease, developing a way to shield vulnerable brain cells from damage is at the top of…

December 21, 2017 10 highlights: A look back at 2017

With 2017 quickly coming to close, we’d like to reflect on all that’s been accomplished by rounding up some of this year’s most notable stories…

November 9, 2017 New research to target air pollution as a potential trigger for Parkinson’s

Nov. 9, 2017 (GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.)—The Department of Defense has awarded a multi-institutional team of scientists a series of grants totaling $4.37 million to investigate…

September 27, 2017 Pioneering scientist wins annual Jay Van Andel Award

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept. 27, 2017) — Van Andel Research Institute announces pioneering physician-scientist J. William Langston, M.D., as the 2017 winner of the

September 27, 2017 Award honors Parkinson’s pioneer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept. 27, 2017) — Van Andel Research Institute and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust announce Thomas Foltynie, B.Sc., MBBS, MRCP,…

September 20, 2017 $2.375 million federal award to study epigenetic control systems, inform drug discovery

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (Sept. 20, 2017)—Van Andel Research Institute scientist Scott Rothbart, Ph.D., has been awarded a five-year, $2.375 million Maximizing…

September 13, 2017 Investigating inherited Parkinson’s, gene by gene

For the majority of people with Parkinson’s disease, the cause of their condition is far from clear. But for a small number, its genesis can…

August 17, 2017 Van Andel Institute Graduate School student earns prestigious award to study colon cancer

Graduate students at the Institute are more than just students—they are up-and-coming professional scientists who make valuable contributions to the life-changing research that goes on…