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Department of Neurodegenerative Science

42 results.

August 1, 2023 Van Andel Institute appoints neurobiologist Dr. Laurent Roybon as associate professor

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (August 1, 2023) — Van Andel Institute has appointed Laurent Roybon, Ph.D., as an associate professor in its Department…

May 9, 2023 Study links bladder inflammation from UTIs with development of multiple system atrophy

A new study led by Van Andel Institute and KU Leuven scientists has linked bladder inflammation from urinary tract infections (UTIs) with an…

April 18, 2023 What can pathophysiological mechanisms tell us about Parkinson’s?

To understand how and why Parkinson’s disease starts and progresses, we need to investigate the changes that occur in the brain and throughout the…

April 10, 2023 Van Andel Institute to recognize Dr. Virginia M.Y. Lee with the 2023 Jay Van Andel Award

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (April 10, 2023) — Van Andel Institute has selected renowned scientist Virginia M.Y. Lee, Ph.D., to receive the 2023

March 13, 2023 Van Andel Institute, Cure Parkinson’s renew $4.5 million co-funding agreement to support collaborative Parkinson’s clinical trials program

Grand Rapids, Mich. (March 13, 2023) — Cure Parkinson’s and Van Andel Institute (VAI) are delighted to announce that their co-funding agreement, which supports…

December 22, 2022 Research in review: A year of growth, discovery and gratitude

As we wrap up another year, Van Andel Institute’s commitment to discovery remains strong. More than 26 years ago, the Institute was founded with the…

September 13, 2022 Inspire Fellow spotlight: A lifelong focus on science, curiosity and diversity

Exceptional science benefits from exceptional diversity, and Van Andel Institute is committed to increasing representation in the biomedical research community through a variety of training…

August 9, 2022 Leveraging curiosity and diversity to elevate research: A Q&A with Dr. Alex Soto-Avellaneda

Exceptional science benefits from exceptional diversity, and Van Andel Institute is committed to increasing representation in the biomedical research community through a variety of training…