Parkinson’s Disease

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April 14, 2020 Being right-brained or left-brained comes down to molecular switches

Findings may explain why Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders impact one side of the body before the other GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (April 14, 2020)…

February 13, 2020 $4.5 million co-funding agreement for Parkinson’s research announced

NOTE: This release was originally published by The Cure Parkinson’s Trust LONDON (Feb. 13, 2020) — The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) and Van Andel Institute…

January 31, 2020 10 research trends we’re excited to watch in the next decade

With a new decade comes a new world of possibility and innovation waiting to be unleashed in labs at Van Andel Institute and across the…

November 6, 2019 Can looking skin deep help us detect Parkinson’s earlier?

Testing for Parkinson’s disease may one day be as easy as a simple skin biopsy. That’s because the disease, like most villains, leaves behind clues…

August 23, 2019 Scientists and people with Parkinson’s join forces to explore genetic risks in Parkinson’s disease

More than 200 years ago, British surgeon Dr. James Parkinson penned an essay about “the shaking palsy,” a mysterious disorder that would later come to…

August 22, 2019 2019 Tom Isaacs Award honors scientist developing a smell test for Parkinson’s

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (August 22, 2019) — Van Andel Institute (VAI) and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust are thrilled to announce Tilo Kunath, Ph.D., of University of…

May 15, 2019 Linking genetics and Parkinson’s: A Q&A with genetics expert Dr. Ellen Sidransky

As a pediatrician with expertise in medical genetics, Dr. Ellen Sidransky never expected to become one of the world’s foremost experts on Parkinson’s disease,…