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Parkinson’s Disease

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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 8, 2021 2021 Tom Isaacs Award honors leading Parkinson’s expert

NOTE: This release has been republished with permission from Cure Parkinson’s. Cure Parkinson’s and Van Andel Institute (VAI) are delighted to announce Dr. Camille Carroll,…

September 16, 2021 Explainer: What is the gut microbiome?

Our microbiomes take the phrase “trust your gut” to a whole new level. The gut microbiome is a rich population of bacteria, fungi, viruses and…

June 29, 2021 Meet the scientist behind the science: Dr. Hong-yuan Chu

Van Andel Institute’s Dr. Hong-yuan Chu is parsing the brain’s intricate communications network in search of insights into how to combat Parkinson’s disease. He…

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…

June 8, 2021 Understanding gut inflammation may hold clues to mitigating Parkinson’s onset

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (JUNE 8, 2021) — Chronic inflammation in the gut may propel processes in the body that give rise to Parkinson’s disease, according…

April 27, 2021 Renowned scientist Dr. Ted Dawson to receive Jay Van Andel Award for Outstanding Achievement in Parkinson’s Disease Research

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (April 27, 2021) — Van Andel Institute has chosen internationally recognized Parkinson’s disease expert Ted Dawson, M.D., Ph.D, to receive its…

April 27, 2021 A genetic revolution in Parkinson’s: A Q&A with Dr. Ted Dawson

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