Clinical Trials

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May 23, 2018 From discovery to medicine
Part one: How lab findings become life changing therapies

Here at VAI Voice, we often discuss topics related to basic research, translational medicine and clinical research. Today, in honor of National…

May 9, 2018 Fighting cancer is a team effort

By Dr. Peter A. Jones and Dr. Steve Baylin Co-leaders, Van Andel Research Institute–Stand Up To Cancer Epigenetics Dream Team Four years ago, we embarked…

November 30, 2017 Clinical trial investigates possible triple threat for lung cancer

A first-of-its-kind combination of medications may enable the immune system to better combat lung cancer, which claims more lives than any other cancer type and…

December 30, 2016 What difference does a year make?

When it comes to biomedical research and science education, a year can make all the difference. In 2016, we celebrated Van Andel…

December 8, 2016 New hope for Parkinson’s disease

By: Patrik Brundin, M.D., Ph.D. Director of Van Andel Research Institute’s Center for Neurodegenerative Science, chairman of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust’s Linked…

December 7, 2016 Diabetes drug slows experimental Parkinson’s disease progression, human trials to begin next year

New data published today shows drug preserves critical brain function in laboratory models of Parkinson’s GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Dec. 7, 2016)—A new investigational drug originally…

September 8, 2016 Diabetes drug focus of new clinical trial for Parkinson’s disease

HIGHLIGHTS A clinical trial is now underway at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles to test the efficacy and safety of a type II diabetes drug as…

February 22, 2016 Promising respiratory drug focus of new clinical trial for Parkinson’s disease

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (February 22, 2016)—A medication approved to treat various respiratory diseases and that has demonstrated neuroprotective effects in preclinical studies is the focus…