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Bart Williams

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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…

May 28, 2020 Studies do not find hormonal role for bone protein osteocalcin

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 28, 2020) — A bone protein called osteocalcin has long been thought to play important hormonal roles in blood sugar metabolism…

June 3, 2019 Dr. Bart Williams receives VAI Graduate School award

Excellence in Graduate School Education award given to invested, passionate educator GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 30, 2019) — Van Andel Institute Graduate School (VAIGS) awarded educator…

March 20, 2019 WATCH: Van Andel Institute Public Lecture Series: A Focus on Pancreatic Cancer

  The first public lecture of 2019 at Van Andel Institute, A Focus on Pancreatic Cancer, from Foundations to Early Detection was held on March…

March 7, 2019 What is basic research and why is it important?

On March 12, the Institute will host A Focus on Pancreatic Cancer: From Foundations to Early Detection, a part of our Public Lecture…

March 4, 2019 10 things to know about pancreatic cancer

1) Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive, tough-to-treat disease in which malignant cells develop in the pancreas, a small gland located near the stomach that is…

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…

July 12, 2018 Meet the scientist behind the science: Dr. Bart Williams

As a kid, Dr. Bart Williams didn’t plan on being a scientist. That all changed after a summer spent working in a lab, the first…