Parkinson’s Disease

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December 18, 2018 Neurodegenerative disease experts join Van Andel Research Institute’s growing roster of scientists

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Dec. 18, 2018) — Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) has welcomed Rita Guerreiro, Ph.D., and José Brás, Ph.D., to its…

October 31, 2018 Connecting the appendix and Parkinson’s disease

Frequently thought of as a throwaway organ, the appendix may hold the key to better understanding and better treating the second-most common neurodegenerative disease When…

October 31, 2018 Appendix identified as a potential starting point for Parkinson’s disease

Largest study of its kind shows the appendix acts as a reservoir for disease-associated proteins and appendectomy lowers the risk of developing Parkinson’s GRAND RAPIDS,…

October 11, 2018 ICYMI: Three big takeaways from Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease

Did you miss Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease and Rallying to the Challenge? Don’t worry. We have you covered.

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September 27, 2018 Award honors scientists who strive to improve the lives of people with Parkinson’s

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (September 27, 2018) — Van Andel Research Institute and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust announce Bastiaan Bloem, M.D., Ph.D., and Simon Stott,…

September 26, 2018 Internationally recognized Parkinson’s expert wins Jay Van Andel Award

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept. 26, 2018) — Van Andel Research Institute announces pioneering physician-scientist K. Ray Chaudhuri, M.D., FRCP, D.Sc., as the 2018 winner of…

September 13, 2018 Van Andel Research Institute hosts unique Parkinson’s disease symposium

Patients join scientists and clinicians to explore the non-motor symptoms of the disease WHO: Members of the Grand Rapids community, Parkinson’s clinicians and scientists from…

August 20, 2018 Explainer: What is inflammation?

What is inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s reaction to a harmful stimulus, such as infection with a virus like the flu, an injury like a…