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November 21, 2022 New cellular ‘clock’ offers fresh way to measure age

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 21, 2022) — Can parts of our bodies age faster than others? The answer is yes, and Van Andel Institute

September 15, 2022 Van Andel Institute awarded $7.9 million to continue role as Cancer MoonshotSM Biobank Biorepository

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept. 15, 2022) — Van Andel Institute’s Biorepository has been awarded a $7.9 million, five-year contract from the National Cancer Institute…

August 1, 2022 Five years of fueling discovery with cryo-EM

To understand life’s building blocks — the molecules that give structure to our cells, fuel our bodies and play integral roles in health and disease…

March 21, 2022 Cryo-EM reveals how ‘911’ molecule helps fix damaged DNA

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (March 21, 2022) — When something goes wrong during DNA replication, cells call their own version of 911 to pause the process…

September 15, 2020 Van Andel Institute to serve as Cancer MoonshotSM Biorepository

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (September 15, 2020) — Van Andel Institute’s Biorepository has been awarded a $2.7 million, two-year subcontract from the Frederick National Laboratory for…

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 6, 2019 New technique lays foundation for regenerative cardiac therapies

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 6, 2019) — Scientists have devised a technique to sort out which heart cells can replicate and which cannot, a critical…

October 3, 2018 High-resolution “blueprint” reveals mechanism that helps E. coli infect the urinary tract

The findings may aid in the development of precision antimicrobial therapies GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (October 3, 2018) — A common gut bacterium uses a unique…