collaboration

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July 19, 2017 A culture of collaboration: Van Andel Research Institute and Michigan State University

A thriving, collaborative environment is essential for tackling major health issues such as cancer and Parkinson’s disease. We are fortunate to have just that right…

June 21, 2017 Research brief: Developing a “roadmap” for the second deadliest cancer worldwide

[gdlr_toggle_box style="style-1" ] [gdlr_tab title="Click for terms to know"]Epigenetics: Refers to the packaging and marking of DNA, which guides whether genes are on or off and…

January 16, 2017 New study reveals the structure of DNA helicase at the replication fork

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Jan. 16, 2017)—Scientists at Van Andel Research Institute and Rockefeller University have successfully described a crucial…

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

[gdlr_row] [gdlr_column size="3/4"] New data published today shows drug preserves critical brain function in laboratory models of Parkinson’s GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Dec. 7, 2016)—A new…

November 17, 2016 Van Andel Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai awarded National Cancer Institute grant for epigenomic data analysis

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 17, 2016)—Van Andel Research Institute (VARI), in collaboration with Cedars-Sinai, has received a $2.5 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer…

November 4, 2016 MSU and VARI investigators working toward slowing progression of Parkinson's

A few years ago, Caryl Sortwell, a Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Parkinson's researcher, was asked by Jeff MacKeigan, a…

October 10, 2016 Combinations and collaborations in the fight against cancer: An interview with Dr. Feyruz Rassool and Dr. Stephen Baylin

What happens when scientists collaborate rather than compete? In this case, the result is a combination of two drugs that may be a more effective…

August 2, 2016 Reduced activity of an important enzyme identified among suicidal patients

(August 2, 2016)—It is known that people who have attempted suicide have ongoing inflammation in their blood and spinal fluid. Now, a collaborative study from…