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Metabolism

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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…

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March 28, 2023 Researchers discover two subtypes of insulin-producing cells

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (March 28, 2023) — A team led by Van Andel Institute and Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics scientists…

February 3, 2023 Damon Runyon Fellowship sets new tempo for VAI cancer researcher’s career

The cello … or cancer research? There was a time when Dr. McLane Watson walked a tightrope, trying to decide between the two. While music…

January 26, 2023 Van Andel Institute postdoctoral fellow Dr. McLane Watson awarded prestigious Damon Runyon Fellowship

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Jan. 26, 2023) — Van Andel Institute postdoctoral fellow McLane Watson, Ph.D., has been named a Damon Runyon Fellow by the…

January 18, 2023 New model offers powerful tool for studying endometrial cancer

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. (Jan. 18, 2023) — A new laboratory model will better enable scientists to study the development…

December 22, 2022 Research in review: A year of growth, discovery and gratitude

As we wrap up another year, Van Andel Institute’s commitment to discovery remains strong. More than 26 years ago, the Institute was founded with the…

December 14, 2022 Did you miss our 2022 Public Lecture Series? We have you covered.

How does cancer start, and can a tiny fish help cure it? What roles do random chance and metabolism play in health and disease? How…

November 15, 2022 Two Van Andel Institute scientists named to elite Highly Cited Researchers list

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 15, 2022) — Van Andel Institute scientists Russell Jones, Ph.D., and Peter W. Laird, Ph.D., have been included in this…