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Connie Krawczyk

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May 11, 2023 Targeting uncontrolled inflammation may hold the key to treating therapy-resistant cancers

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 11, 2023) — Van Andel Institute scientists have pinpointed how a specific gene mutation triggers an inflammatory cascade that may…

April 19, 2023 Osteoporosis treatments may benefit from discovery of key driver of low bone density

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (April 19, 2023) — Van Andel Institute scientists have pinpointed a key driver of low bone density, a discovery that may…

July 22, 2022 The science of cell sorting

In science, the tiniest details matter. For many researchers, this means investigating the similarities and differences between the roughly 200 different types of microscopic cells…

January 13, 2021 A look back at 2020

The past year has challenged us in new and unexpected ways. Yet through it all, we have been inspired by the strength and resilience of…

May 18, 2020 Releasing molecular ‘brake’ kick-starts immune cell function

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 18, 2020) — The immune system’s ability to marshal specialized cells to fight off infection relies in part on tiny molecules…

December 28, 2018 10 exciting things that happened at VAI in 2018

As we gear up for a busy new year, we’re taking a look back at 10 stand-out moments from 2018. Finding a possible starting point…

September 19, 2018 Van Andel Research Institute launches metabolism and nutrition research program

New initiative aims to uncover role of metabolism in health, and disease development, onset and progression GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (September 19, 2018) — Van Andel…

September 19, 2018 Explainer: What is metabolism?

The Institute has launched a new program in metabolism and nutrition. Here’s why that’s important. Earlier today, we announced the launch of a new research…