epigenetics

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June 22, 2022 Beyond the lab: Graduate student Jamie Endicott appointed to journal board

[caption id="attachment_17210" align="alignleft" width="225"] Jamie Endicott[/caption] When most people think of scientists, they think of a person in a white coat peering at a petri…

June 6, 2022 New technique helps scientists run circles around cancer by revealing roots of esophagus and stomach cancers

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. (June 6, 2022) — Rampant inflammation has long been linked to cancer but exactly how it pushes healthy cells to transform into…

March 29, 2022 How do molecular ‘switches’ impact colorectal cancer? And what could they mean for treatment?

Throughout our lives, we’ve been reminded that eating a nutritious diet is important for our overall good health and helps reduce the risk of many…

December 14, 2021 A year — and a quarter century — in review

As 2021 comes to a close, so too does Van Andel Institute’s celebration of our 25th anniversary. The Institute’s story began with a vision: to…

December 7, 2021 Van Andel Institute welcomes epigeneticist Dr. Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf to its faculty

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Dec. 7, 2021) — Epigenetics expert Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf, Ph.D., is joining Van Andel Institute’s growing faculty, a move that will further expand VAI’s…

November 23, 2021 What is cancer, and how can research help?

What is cancer? Cancer is a blanket term for more than 100 related diseases that have a core characteristic in common — unchecked cell growth. At the…

October 20, 2021 American Cancer Society grant to support Van Andel Institute research into anti-cancer medications

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Oct. 20, 2021) — Van Andel Institute’s Scott Rothbart, Ph.D., has earned a four-year, $792,000 Research…