genetics

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April 1, 2021 GBA and LRRK2: What two key genes mean for Parkinson’s

For many people who develop Parkinson’s disease, some of the risk may be written in their genes. But so too may be answers that lead…

October 15, 2020 Graduate student spotlight: Understanding genetic risk in Parkinson’s

Throughout the year, we highlight Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month features Jordan Prahl, a student in the lab of Dr. Gerry Coetzee.…

April 18, 2019 The woman who doesn’t feel pain: A Q&A with Dr. José Brás

We all know that being in pain is, well, a pain. But despite the discomfort it brings, pain plays an important role in protecting the…