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March 13, 2023 Van Andel Institute, Cure Parkinson’s renew $4.5 million co-funding agreement to support collaborative Parkinson’s clinical trials program

Grand Rapids, Mich. (March 13, 2023) — Cure Parkinson’s and Van Andel Institute (VAI) are delighted to announce that their co-funding agreement, which supports…

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March 8, 2023 VAI’s free Public Lecture Series returns in March

Looking to learn more about the latest research happening in West Michigan? Each year, Van Andel Institute hosts free Public Lecture Series, which spotlights…

February 28, 2023 5 things to know on Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day is a time to recognize and raise awareness of the thousands of diseases that are considered “rare” but collectively affect millions. Here…

February 3, 2023 Damon Runyon Fellowship sets new tempo for VAI cancer researcher’s career

The cello … or cancer research? There was a time when Dr. McLane Watson walked a tightrope, trying to decide between the two. While music…

January 31, 2023 Study reveals drivers of metastatic breast cancer

Cancers that metastasize, or spread from their original site to new areas of the body, are particularly challenging to treat. This is especially true in…

January 26, 2023 Van Andel Institute postdoctoral fellow Dr. McLane Watson awarded prestigious Damon Runyon Fellowship

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Jan. 26, 2023) — Van Andel Institute postdoctoral fellow McLane Watson, Ph.D., has been named a Damon Runyon Fellow by the…

January 18, 2023 New model offers powerful tool for studying endometrial cancer

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. (Jan. 18, 2023) — A new laboratory model will better enable scientists to study the development…

January 10, 2023 Cough medicine offers hope of new treatment to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease

NOTE: This release was originally published by Cure Parkinson’s. London, United Kingdom (Jan. 10, 2022)…