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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…

December 7, 2021 Van Andel Institute welcomes epigeneticist Dr. Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf to its faculty

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Dec. 7, 2021) — Epigenetics expert Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf, Ph.D., is joining Van Andel Institute’s growing faculty, a move that will further expand VAI’s…

October 12, 2021 Van Andel Institute welcomes epigeneticist Dr. Nick Burton to its faculty

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Oct. 12, 2021) — Van Andel Institute has recruited Nick Burton, Ph.D., to its growing faculty, further expanding its research into the interplay between…

September 30, 2021 Structural biologist Dr. Evan Worden joins Van Andel Institute’s faculty

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept. 30, 2021) — Van Andel Institute has welcomed structural biologist and epigenetics expert Evan Worden, Ph.D., to its growing faculty.…

August 5, 2021 Van Andel Institute welcomes cell signaling expert Dr. Stephanie Grainger to its faculty

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Aug. 5, 2021) — Stephanie Grainger, Ph.D., hopes to uncover the secrets of stem cells and their role in cancer, and…

July 8, 2021 Metabolism expert Dr. Sara Nowinski joins Van Andel Institute

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (July 8, 2021) — VAI’s newest scientific recruit wants to rewrite the story of mitochondria, the cellular machinery that produces and manages…

June 23, 2020 Parkinson’s disease expert Dr. Michael Henderson joins Van Andel Institute

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 23, 2020) — Van Andel Institute has recruited neuroscientist Michael Henderson, Ph.D., an expert in Parkinson’s disease and dementia with…

May 8, 2018 Van Andel Research Institute expands cancer research program

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 8, 2018) — As part of its efforts to reveal the complex molecular causes of cancer, Van Andel Research Institute (VARI)…