Parkinson’s Disease

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April 17, 2018 Meet the scientist behind the science: Dr. Viviane Labrie

Dr. Viviane Labrie leads a lab in Van Andel Research Institute’s Center for Neurodegenerative Science. Her team studies the dynamic interplay between the human genome and its…

April 10, 2018 Revealing the “hidden face” of Parkinson’s: A Q&A with Professor K. Ray Chaudhuri

When British surgeon Dr. James Parkinson penned the first medical account of the disease that would come to bear his name, he described more than…

April 4, 2018 From the nose to the gut: Understanding the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

When it comes to understanding and treating Parkinson’s disease, there’s more to it than movement. To mark Parkinson’s Awareness Month, we’re highlighting some of the…

March 22, 2018 Meet the scientist behind the science: Dr. Darren Moore

Dr. Darren Moore leads a lab in Van Andel Research Institute’s Center for Neurodegenerative Science. His team is working to uncover the genetic causes of…

March 2, 2018 13th Annual Winterfest Celebration

Join Parkinson’s Patient Advocate David Bronkema and Support Parkinson’s Disease Research at Van Andel Institute   Van Andel Institute (VAI) donors, supporters, Parkinson’s activists and…

January 10, 2018 Protecting the brain from Parkinson’s

When it comes to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease, developing a way to shield vulnerable brain cells from damage is at the top of…

December 28, 2017 What’s next for VAI in 2018

With the end of the year approaching, we asked the Institute’s leadership for a sneak peek into what they are most excited for in the…

December 21, 2017 10 highlights: A look back at 2017

With 2017 quickly coming to close, we’d like to reflect on all that’s been accomplished by rounding up some of this year’s most notable stories…