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Matt Steensma

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August 10, 2021 Engineering a lasting legacy: Prein&Newhof and Thomas and Garretta Newhof

West Michigan engineering firm Prein&Newhof marked 50 years in business in late 2019. To celebrate, company leaders wanted to find a way to honor the…

July 20, 2021 What you need to know about sarcoma and bone cancer

July is Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Awareness month, and we wanted to take a deeper look at what these diseases are, whom they may affect…

April 14, 2021 Graduate student spotlight: Sorting out ways to starve cancer cells

Throughout the year, we highlight Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month, we’re featuring Rachel (Rae) House, a Ph.D. candidate mentored by Dr. Matt Steensma

July 11, 2019 From Malaysia to Michigan, a quest to improve outcomes for breast cancer patients

Kajang, a bustling city on the outskirts of the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, is a long way away from Grand Rapids, Michigan. But for…

February 28, 2019 Taking on the challenge of rare diseases

Today is Rare Disease Day, a time to raise awareness about the thousands of lesser known diseases that affect millions of people around the…

November 13, 2018 Connecting the genetic dots

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Neurofibromatosis type 1 is a rare genetic disorder. A single gene may hold answers that could…

January 22, 2013 Wells Fargo Foundation announces grant for Van Andel Institute study

$8,000 grant will support research of rare genetic disorders

St. Louis, January 22, 2013 – Wells Fargo Foundation announced recently an $8,000 grant awarded…