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January 31, 2020 10 research trends we’re excited to watch in the next decade

With a new decade comes a new world of possibility and innovation waiting to be unleashed in labs at Van Andel Institute and across the…

January 15, 2020 New study may lead to fewer hysterectomies in women with uterine fibroid tumors

NOTE: This release was originally published by Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Uterine fibroid tumors are the leading cause of hysterectomies in the…

November 20, 2019 Severe pregnancy-related depression may be rooted in inflammation

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 20, 2019) — A runaway, inflammatory immune response may be responsible for triggering severe depression during and after pregnancy, according to…

August 28, 2019 Can suicide risk be detected in the blood?

  Five-year, $3.6 million federal grant to fuel search for biomarker-based methods to evaluate suicide risk [caption id="attachment_8503" align="alignright" width="255"] Dr. Lena Brundin[/caption] GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.…

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,…

May 3, 2019 Hotspot in the genome may drive psychosis in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

Findings provide a treatment target and a starting point for new biomarkers GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 3, 2019) — A newly identified epigenetic hotspot for…

December 5, 2018 Teaming up to accelerate scientific discovery

How close collaboration between academic labs, the biotech sector and a highly competitive federal grant program bolsters biomedical research innovation and cutting-edge technology development In…

November 28, 2018 High-throughput platform enables scientists to map activity of an emerging class of cancer drug targets

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 28, 2018) — A powerful new biochemical platform is fueling the study of a family of enzymes that are promising targets for…