Metabolism

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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…

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November 27, 2017 Can alpha-synuclein in the gut impact the brain?

Scientists have a gut feeling about Parkinson’s disease. Namely, that it may not start in the brain, the organ most often associated with disease. Instead,…

December 7, 2016 Diabetes drug slows experimental Parkinson’s disease progression, human trials to begin next year

New data published today shows drug preserves critical brain function in laboratory models of Parkinson’s GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Dec. 7, 2016)—A new investigational drug originally…

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February 11, 2015 New insights on aging: Location is crucial in determining if reactive oxygen species are beneficial or detrimental

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (February 11, 2015) — Using antioxidants to combat the effects of aging may only be beneficial if the treatment is targeted to specific…

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May 19, 2014 Van Andel Research Institute cancer study offers a resource on more than 1,000 human genes

Grand Rapids, Mich. (May 19, 2014) – A recent study by Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) scientists promises to be an invaluable resource for disease researchers…