Parkinson’s

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January 15, 2021 Graduate student spotlight: Exploring genetic risk in Parkinson’s

Throughout the year, we highlight Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month, we’re featuring Alix Booms, a student in the lab of Dr.…

January 5, 2021 Exploring the link between Parkinson’s and the brain’s emotional center

Last year, Van Andel Institute assistant professor Hong-yuan Chu, Ph.D., was awarded a 2020 NARSAD Young Investigator grant by the Brain & Behavior…

December 17, 2020 Graduate student spotlight: Pursuing science and medicine to help build a healthier future

Throughout the year, we highlight Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month features Dylan Dues, an M.D./Ph.D. student in the lab of Dr. Darren…

October 27, 2020 Meet the scientist behind the science: Dr. Michael Henderson

For VAI Assistant Professor Dr. Michael Henderson, studying the brain and unraveling its mysteries is a final frontier of sorts, one that holds immense potential…

October 22, 2020 COVID-19 infection may be part of a ‘perfect storm’ for Parkinson’s disease

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Oct. 22, 2020) — Can COVID-19 infection increase the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease? That’s the question posed by a new…

October 15, 2020 Graduate student spotlight: Understanding genetic risk in Parkinson’s

Throughout the year, we highlight Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month features Jordan Prahl, a student in the lab of Dr. Gerry Coetzee.…

October 2, 2020 Pushing back against Parkinson’s disease

Supporting research at VAI is a passion for Ron Rutkowski Ron Rutkowski has a lot left to do. At 58 years old, the West Michigan…

September 25, 2020 2020 Tom Isaacs Award honors leading Parkinson’s expert

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept. 25, 2020) — Van Andel Institute and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust are thrilled to announce Caroline Tanner, M.D., Ph.D., of University of…