Parkinson’s Disease

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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…

January 5, 2021 Exploring the link between Parkinson’s and the brain’s emotional center

Last year, Van Andel Institute assistant professor Hong-yuan Chu, Ph.D., was awarded a 2020 NARSAD Young Investigator grant by the Brain & Behavior…

October 2, 2020 Pushing back against Parkinson’s disease

Supporting research at VAI is a passion for Ron Rutkowski Ron Rutkowski has a lot left to do. At 58 years old, the West Michigan…

September 28, 2020 When and where does Parkinson’s start?

Hundreds of scientists, physicians and people with Parkinson’s explore the origins of Parkinson’s disease during three-day virtual symposium and meeting Last week, more than 700…

July 6, 2020 Understanding Parkinson’s in its earliest stages and beyond: A Q&A with Dr. Ron Postuma

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

July 6, 2020 Pinpointing the earliest stages of Parkinson’s: A Q&A with Dr. Daniela Berg

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

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…

June 8, 2020 Early career scientists adapt to working remotely by taking science virtual

In the past few months, the way we live and work has drastically changed. For many scientists, this includes a temporary transition away from hands-on…