cancer research

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February 15, 2022 Graduate student spotlight: Exploring biomarkers to improve pancreatic cancer detection and diagnosis

Throughout the year, we highlight Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month, we’re featuring Alfredo Reyes Oliveras, a Ph.D. student in the…

July 20, 2021 What you need to know about sarcoma and bone cancer

July is Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Awareness month, and we wanted to take a deeper look at what these diseases are, whom they may affect…

July 6, 2021 Making a lasting impact: Michelle and Kevin Bassett

Photo at top: Michelle and Kevin Bassett

Supporting innovation in research and education today creates hope for tomorrow. Each Van Andel Institute donor,…

September 15, 2020 Van Andel Institute to serve as Cancer MoonshotSM Biorepository

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (September 15, 2020) — Van Andel Institute’s Biorepository has been awarded a $2.7 million, two-year subcontract from the Frederick National Laboratory for…

February 4, 2020 World Cancer Day 2020: What energizes VAI scientists about the future of cancer research

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and Feb. 4, 2020, is World Cancer Day. To mark the occasion, Van Andel Institute scientists shared…

May 6, 2019 Combating cancer from the lab to the clinic

May is Cancer Research Month, which raises awareness for the efforts underway to prevent, treat and, ultimately, cure cancer. When it comes to combating cancer,…

April 4, 2019 Blocking epigenetic “Swiss army knife” may be a new strategy for treating colorectal cancer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (April 4, 2019) — A new study out today in Cancer Cell shows that blocking specific regions of a protein called…

March 20, 2019 WATCH: Van Andel Institute Public Lecture Series: A Focus on Pancreatic Cancer

  The first public lecture of 2019 at Van Andel Institute, A Focus on Pancreatic Cancer, from Foundations to Early Detection was held on March…