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July 17, 2024 Study finds persistent proteins may influence metabolomics results

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (July 17, 2024) — Van Andel Institute scientists have identified more than 1,000 previously undetected proteins in common metabolite samples, which persist despite…

June 27, 2024 Epigenetics expert Dr. Derek Janssens joins Van Andel Institute

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 27, 2024) — Van Andel Institute has recruited epigenetics expert Derek Janssens, Ph.D., whose leading-edge research explores the nuanced factors that…

June 26, 2024 New research aims to improve cancer immunotherapy

To say that immunotherapies have been a game-changer for cancer feels like an incredible understatement.  

These powerful treatments, which work by bolstering the immune…

June 11, 2024 Van Andel Institute welcomes structural biologist and neuroscientist Dr. Yang Yang

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 11, 2024) — Van Andel Institute is expanding its research into the roots of neurodegenerative disease with the recruitment of structural biologist

June 3, 2024 Immune cells swap snacks and trade information to do their jobs. Can we help them be more effective?

Dr. Russell Jones spends a lot of time thinking about what our cells eat.

As a scientist who studies the interaction between the immune…

May 30, 2024 Van Andel Institute establishes new endowed chairs, names renowned scientists as inaugural appointees

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 30, 2024) — Van Andel Institute has named Peter W. Laird, Ph.D., as the Peter and Emajean Cook Endowed Chair in…

May 20, 2024 For some endometriosis-related ovarian cancers, timing is everything

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 20, 2024) — Two types of endometriosis-related ovarian cancer arise from the same cells but likely at different stages of the menstrual cycle…