Parkinson’s

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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.…

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…

September 23, 2020 Parkinson’s disease experts Dr. Daniela Berg and Dr. Ron Postuma to receive 2020 Jay Van Andel Award

[caption id="attachment_12182" align="alignright" width="220"] Daniela Berg, M.D.[/caption] GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept. 23, 2020) — Van Andel Institute (VAI) will present globally recognized Parkinson’s disease experts

September 21, 2020 International Linked Clinical Trials strategic funding for Parkinson's now worth US$6.75 million

LONDON (Sept. 21, 2020) — The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) and Van Andel Institute (VAI) are delighted to welcome a third strategic funding partner, The…