neurodegenerative diseases

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April 21, 2022 The future of Parkinson’s research and treatment: A Q&A with Dr. Anthony E. Lang (Part 2)

Each year during our Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease symposium, Van Andel Institute presents the Jay Van Andel Award for Outstanding Achievement in Parkinson’s Disease Research to…

April 20, 2022 Understanding the full spectrum of Parkinson’s disease: A Q&A with Dr. Anthony E. Lang (Part 1)

Each year during our Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease symposium, Van Andel Institute presents the Jay Van Andel Award for Outstanding Achievement in Parkinson’s Disease Research to…

April 1, 2022 Slowing or stopping Parkinson’s disease: Where are we?

If you read a lot about Parkinson’s disease, one term you’ll often see is “disease modification.” This bit of jargon has an important meaning —…

January 4, 2022 Neuroscientist Dr. Qiang Zhu joins Van Andel Institute

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Jan. 4, 2022) — Van Andel Institute has recruited neuroscientist Qiang Zhu, Ph.D., an expert in two rare yet devastating diseases: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis…

October 26, 2021 Emory University, Van Andel Institute scientists receive $6 million grant to accelerate Parkinson’s disease research

NOTE: This release was originally published by Emory University. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (Oct. 26, 2021) – Emory University researchers received a three-year, $6.3 million grant…

October 26, 2021 Van Andel Institute, Yale University and University of Pennsylvania scientists awarded grant from Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Oct. 26, 2021) — Scientists from Van Andel Institute, Yale University and University of Pennsylvania are recipients of a $9 million Collaborative Research Network grant…

October 21, 2019 Researchers begin trial of drug to slow progression of neurodegenerative condition multiple system atrophy

NOTE: This release was originally published by University College London, here. Researchers at UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology (IoN) and the UCLH National…

October 21, 2019 Can a diabetes drug slow or stop a devastating neurodegenerative disease?

A new clinical trial gives hope to people with multiple system atrophy Philip Fortier is on a mission: to find a cure for multiple system…