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Metabolism

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July 28, 2023 Alternative cellular ‘fuels’ boost immunity

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (July 28, 2023) — A metabolic by-product that is more prevalent during fasting may supercharge immune cells as they fight infection and…

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…

May 2, 2023 New RNA-seq, metabolomics protocol offers more efficient extraction that maintains data integrity

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 2, 2023) — Van Andel Institute scientists have developed a new extraction protocol for RNA-seq and metabolomic analysis, offering a…

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…