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Clinical Trials

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June 8, 2018 From discovery to medicine
Part two: Before a new medication can be used in patients, it must go through a gauntlet of tests to ensure it is safe and effective

In the second installment in our multi-part series on how a new medication moves from the lab to the doctor’s office, we take a look…

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…

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October 12, 2017 A Catalyst for combating cancer

Nearly $5.5 million in grant funding to fuel collaborative clinical trials in lung and bladder cancers By Dr. Peter Jones and Dr. Steve Baylin Co-leaders,…

June 13, 2017 VARI-SU2C Epigenetics Dream Team launches new clinical trial to combat blood cancers

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 13, 2017)—A new clinical trial spanning three cancer centers in California, Maryland and Pennsylvania is investigating a promising…

May 15, 2017 VARI cancer researcher elected to National Academy of Sciences

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 15, 2017) — Stephen Baylin, M.D., Director’s Scholar and professor in the Center of Epigenetics at

March 7, 2017 New drug combination targets aggressive blood cancer

Safety and efficacy of combining talazoparib with decitabine to treat acute myeloid leukemia (AML) are subject of multi-site clinical trial

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (March 7,…