TCGA

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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…

April 5, 2018 Comprehensive atlas redefines gastrointestinal cancers

Scientists now have a powerful new resource for developing better treatments for common cancers of the esophagus, stomach, colon and rectum, collectively known as gastrointestinal…

April 2, 2018 Scientists discover new method for measuring cellular age
Nature Genetics paper shows cells begin losing important DNA marks in utero

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., and LOS ANGELES (April 2, 2018) — A team led by scientists at Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) and

June 21, 2017 Research brief: Developing a “roadmap” for the second deadliest cancer worldwide

Epigenetics: Refers to the packaging and marking of DNA, which guides whether genes are on or off and to what extent. Epigenetic errors can lead to…

May 10, 2017 Research brief: New understanding of lethal women’s cancer

TCGA publishes molecular profile of uterine carcinosarcoma, offers potential new treatment options Researchers from The Cancer Genome Atlas, including Van Andel…

March 14, 2017 Research brief: Four molecular subtypes revealed in rare bile duct cancer

The short version Scientists now have a new resource for studying a rare bile duct cancer that may serve as a blueprint for placing patients…

January 4, 2017 Comprehensive study of esophageal cancer reveals several molecular subtypes, provides new insight into increasingly prevalent disease

The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network recommends clinical trials organizers and drug manufacturers focus on newly discovered molecular subtypes GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Jan. 4, 2017) –…