Metabolism

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May 21, 2020 Explainer: What are mitochondria?

If you ask high school biology students about mitochondria, they’re likely to respond with the same answer: mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell. But…

February 4, 2020 Dietary interventions may slow onset of inflammatory and autoimmune disorders

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Feb. 4, 2020) — Significantly reducing dietary levels of the amino acid methionine could slow onset and progression of inflammatory and autoimmune…

January 31, 2020 10 research trends we’re excited to watch in the next decade

With a new decade comes a new world of possibility and innovation waiting to be unleashed in labs at Van Andel Institute and across the…

December 11, 2019 Explainer: What is immunology?

Immunology is the study of the immune system, the body’s natural defenses against infection and disease. The immune system employs numerous defense mechanisms to keep…

October 11, 2019 When studying immune cells, environment matters

Report urges researchers to look outside the petri dish and into the body to study T cell metabolism GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Oct. 10, 2019) —…

November 21, 2018 10 fast facts about metabolism to impress your friends and family during Thanksgiving

Looking for a conversation starter for this year’s Thanksgiving dinner? We’re here to help! Check out these 10 fast facts about metabolism to help make…

October 17, 2018 Explaining metabolism in four minutes or less

Day-to-day life takes a lot of energy. That’s where metabolism comes in. Metabolism keeps us going by powering each and every biological process, from regulating…

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…