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Epigenetics

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January 11, 2024 ‘A Grand Plan' for achieving breakthroughs and improving health

Collaboration, innovation and robust science are a powerful combination, one that drives discoveries aimed at improving health for generations to come. The era of siloed…

October 3, 2023 Van Andel Institute scientist awarded $2.9 million to tackle insulin resistance, a driver of Type 2 diabetes

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (October 3, 2023) — Van Andel Institute’s Nick Burton, Ph.D., has earned a five-year, nearly $2.9 million New Innovator Award from the National…

September 28, 2023 Van Andel Institute chief scientist earns $7.9 million Outstanding Investigator Award to support cancer research

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (September 28, 2023) — Van Andel Institute Chief Scientific Officer Peter A. Jones, Ph.D., D.Sc. (hon), has received a seven-year, nearly…

September 6, 2023 Study illuminates mechanism that annotates genetic information passed from fathers to offspring

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (September 6, 2023) — Van Andel Institute scientists and collaborators have identified a key part of a mechanism that annotates genetic…

August 3, 2023 Making an impact in the real-world: Five things to know about the Van Andel Institute–Stand Up To Cancer Epigenetics Dream Team

Since October 2014, the Van Andel Institute–Stand Up To Cancer Epigenetics Dream Team has supported and launched breakthrough clinical trials that explore potential new…

June 22, 2023 Breakdown of ‘protective mechanisms’ can drive lung cancer development

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 22, 2023) — Loss of two key “protector” proteins initiates epigenetic changes that transform healthy lung cells into cancerous ones, according…