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September 22, 2021 Coriell Institute for Medical Research, Van Andel Institute awarded estimated $12.4 million SPORE grant from National Cancer Institute

Estimated at $12.4 million, this five-year grant supports a nationwide team of researchers investigating epigenetic therapies for cancer The Coriell Institute for Medical Research and…

March 16, 2021 Study explores how environmental exposures before conception may impact fetal development

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (March 16, 2021) — Older age at the time of conception and alcohol consumption during pregnancy have long been known to impact…

February 4, 2020 World Cancer Day 2020: What energizes VAI scientists about the future of cancer research

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and Feb. 4, 2020, is World Cancer Day. To mark the occasion, Van Andel Institute scientists shared…

December 3, 2018 Maternal age, diet at conception may impact epigenetic marks associated with childhood body mass index

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Dec. 3, 2018) — The age and diet of women when they conceive influences a specific type of epigenetic regulation that may…

May 9, 2018 Fighting cancer is a team effort

By Dr. Peter A. Jones and Dr. Steve Baylin Co-leaders, Van Andel Research Institute–Stand Up To Cancer Epigenetics Dream Team [gdlr_row] [gdlr_column size="3/4"]Four years ago,…

February 20, 2018 Van Andel Research Institute Chief Scientific Officer awarded honorary doctorate

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Feb 20, 2018)—Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) Chief Scientific Officer Peter Jones, Ph.D., D.Sc., will be awarded an honorary doctorate from…

December 28, 2017 What’s next for VAI in 2018

With the end of the year approaching, we asked the Institute’s leadership for a sneak peek into what they are most excited for in the…