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December 14, 2021 A year — and a quarter century — in review

As 2021 comes to a close, so too does Van Andel Institute’s celebration of our 25th anniversary. The Institute’s story began with a vision: to…

December 7, 2021 Van Andel Institute welcomes epigeneticist Dr. Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf to its faculty

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Dec. 7, 2021) — Epigenetics expert Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf, Ph.D., is joining Van Andel Institute’s growing faculty, a move that will further expand VAI’s…

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 20, 2021 American Cancer Society grant to support Van Andel Institute research into anti-cancer medications

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Oct. 20, 2021) — Van Andel Institute’s Scott Rothbart, Ph.D., has earned a four-year, $792,000 Research…

October 20, 2021 Meet the scientist behind the science: Dr. Scott Rothbart

Earlier today, we announced that Van Andel Institute Associate Professor Dr. Scott Rothbart has been awarded a Research Scholar Grant from…

September 30, 2021 Structural biologist Dr. Evan Worden joins Van Andel Institute’s faculty

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept. 30, 2021) — Van Andel Institute has welcomed structural biologist and epigenetics expert Evan Worden, Ph.D., to its growing faculty.…

September 22, 2021 Coriell Institute for Medical Research, Van Andel Institute awarded estimated $12.4 million SPORE grant from National Cancer Institute

Estimated at $12.4 million, this five-year grant supports a nationwide team of researchers investigating epigenetic therapies for cancer The Coriell Institute for Medical Research and…