Parkinson’s

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September 21, 2020 University of Minnesota, Van Andel Institute earn $6M to study aging’s role in Parkinson’s

The team will be one of the first to investigate exactly how age factors into risk and progression of the disease GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept.…

August 17, 2020 Switching off ‘master regulator’ may shield the brain from Parkinson’s-related damage

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (August 17, 2020) — Switching off a molecular “master regulator” may protect the brain from inflammatory damage and neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease,…

July 29, 2020 Explainer: How do gene mutations happen?

Many diseases and disorders studied at Van Andel Institute have genetic links, including cancer and Parkinson’s disease. Gene mutations, or changes to genes, play a…

June 15, 2020 Parkinson’s disease symposium and advocate meeting go virtual for 2020

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 15, 2020) — For the first time, Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease and Rallying to the Challenge, Van Andel Institute’s flagship…

May 21, 2020 Explainer: What are mitochondria?

If you ask high school biology students about mitochondria, they’re likely to respond with the same answer: mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell. But…

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

Patients join scientists and clinicians to explore ways to slow Parkinson’s progression Grand Rapids, Mich. (Sept. 25, 2017)—Leading Parkinson’s experts and advocates from around the…