Darren Moore

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September 13, 2022 Inspire Fellow spotlight: A lifelong focus on science, curiosity and diversity

Exceptional science benefits from exceptional diversity, and Van Andel Institute is committed to increasing representation in the biomedical research community through a variety of training…

June 22, 2021 Seven facts about the human brain

The human brain has been the subject of fascination and study for centuries. The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates characterized the brain as “the analyst of…

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…

December 17, 2020 Graduate student spotlight: Pursuing science and medicine to help build a healthier future

Throughout the year, we highlight Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month features Dylan Dues, an M.D./Ph.D. student in the lab of Dr. Darren…

September 21, 2020 University of Minnesota, Van Andel Institute earn $6M to study aging’s role in Parkinson’s

The team will be one of the first to investigate exactly how age factors into risk and progression of the disease GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept.…

July 29, 2020 Explainer: How do gene mutations happen?

Many diseases and disorders studied at Van Andel Institute have genetic links, including cancer and Parkinson’s disease. Gene mutations, or changes to genes, play a…

April 11, 2019 World Parkinson’s Day: Reasons for hope

In honor of World Parkinson’s Day, we asked scientists in our Center for Neurodegenerative Science what makes them most hopeful and most excited for the…

September 25, 2018 Graduate student spotlight: Investigating the underpinnings of Parkinson’s

Every other month, we highlight one of Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month features Leslie Wyman, a student in the laboratory…