Cancer Research

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August 17, 2022 Cellular waste may supercharge immune cell function

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (August 17, 2022) — The immune cells that protect us from infection and cancer seek out a wide array of fuel sources…

March 29, 2022 How do molecular ‘switches’ impact colorectal cancer? And what could they mean for treatment?

Throughout our lives, we’ve been reminded that eating a nutritious diet is important for our overall good health and helps reduce the risk of many…

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…

November 23, 2021 What is cancer, and how can research help?

What is cancer? Cancer is a blanket term for more than 100 related diseases that have a core characteristic in common — unchecked cell growth. At the…

October 4, 2021 Graduate student spotlight: Exploring a gene linked to breast cancer

Throughout the year, we highlight Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month, we’re featuring Patrick Dischinger, a Ph.D. student in the lab Dr. Matt…

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,…