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Parkinson’s Disease

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September 27, 2017 Pioneering scientist wins annual Jay Van Andel Award

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept. 27, 2017) — Van Andel Research Institute announces pioneering physician-scientist J. William Langston, M.D., as the 2017 winner of the

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September 27, 2017 Award honors Parkinson’s pioneer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept. 27, 2017) — Van Andel Research Institute and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust announce Thomas Foltynie, B.Sc., MBBS, MRCP,…

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September 25, 2017 Van Andel Research Institute hosts unique symposium on Parkinson’s disease

Grand Rapids, Mich. (Sept. 25, 2017)—Leading Parkinson’s experts and advocates from around the world will gather at Van Andel Research Institute in…

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September 13, 2017 Investigating inherited Parkinson’s, gene by gene

For the majority of people with Parkinson’s disease, the cause of their condition is far from clear. But for a small number, its genesis can…

August 31, 2017 Taking on the challenge: Parkinson’s disease events to foster collaboration, pursuit of a cure

In less than a month, scientists, physicians and people with Parkinson’s will gather at Van Andel Research Institute with one goal in mind—finding a cure…

August 10, 2017 Following Parkinson’s footsteps through the brain

For the first time, scientists can monitor the spread of a toxic protein linked to Parkinson’s in a model of the disease in real time.…

August 3, 2017 Promising results from study of type 2 diabetes drug in treatment of Parkinson’s disease

Early indications show better motor function and possible slowing of disease progression but more research is necessary Evidence continues to mount that a newer class…

May 2, 2017 The latest in Parkinson’s research in an hour or less

New disease primer from Nature Journals offers updates on the cutting edge of Parkinson’s research and trends Discovery and innovation are moving quickly in the…