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Parkinson’s Disease

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September 25, 2018 Graduate student spotlight: Investigating the underpinnings of Parkinson’s

Every other month, we highlight one of Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month features Leslie Wyman, a student in the laboratory…

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…

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…