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333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
616.234.5000

March 2019

Purple Community Griffins Game

March 8 @ 7:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Van Andel Institute Public Lecture Series: A Focus on Pancreatic Cancer

March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Please join us for a free, public lecture at Van Andel Institute, A Focus on Pancreatic Cancer, from Foundations to Early Detection. Learn why basic research is fundamental in scientists’ quest to discover more effective ways to detect and treat diseases like pancreatic cancer. Hear the latest news about a promising blood test that could help identify this aggressive disease much sooner than currently possible. Pancreatic cancer poses a particular challenge to physicians and patients because it often doesn’t have…

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July 2019

Origins of Cancer

July 26 @ 7:30 am
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Origins of Cancer is a one-day symposium that brings together students, scientists and medical professionals to discuss the latest breakthroughs in cancer research. This year’s meeting will highlight the evolution of cancer and explore how mutational signatures impact tumor initiation, progression and the development of therapeutic resistance. Registration for the next Origins of Cancer symposium will open in April 2019. For questions, please contact Beth Resau at Beth.Resau@vai.org.

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Epigenomics at VARI

July 29 - August 2
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Taught by internationally recognized epigenomics experts, Epigenomics at VARI gives gifted graduate students an intense overview of the latest innovative methodology and its applications across several fields including cancer and neurodegenerative disease research. Students are active participants in all aspects of the course and will engage in scientific discourse with the faculty as well as present their own scientific project with a poster, engage in the Journal Club sessions, and participate in a career development workshop and social events. For questions, please…

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August 2019

Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease

August 21 - August 22
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease brings together hundreds of scientists, clinicians and people with Parkinson’s to explore the latest Parkinson’s disease research. The theme for 2019 is Understanding genetic risk, which will focus on the genetic components that contribute to disease onset and progression, with an eye toward advances that may lead to new predictive measures and disease-modifying therapies. Van Andel Research Institute and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust are thrilled to once again host Rallying to the Challenge, a meeting designed for and…

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September 2019

Pure Barre on the Blue Bridge

September 12
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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For the 6th year in a row, we will lift, tone, burn, and FUNdraise for Van Andel Institute on the iconic Blue Bridge! Join us for a pop-up class with Pure Barre and Lole! Bring a yoga mat, towel, water bottles for weights/hydration, and cash to enter for raffle prizes, but most of all — bring your friends! This pop up opportunity is great for the PB fanatics but even better for those that are NEW to Pure Barre and want to learn…

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October 2019

Hope on the Hill Gala

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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From the very first moment you enter, you’re taken deep into a world of thrilling spontaneity, fanciful characters and an imaginative world of surreal delights — You’re in a place unlike anything you’ve seen before — You’ve entered A Night in Wonderland! Join Van Andel Institute for the 19th annual Hope on the Hill Gala and become Alice, the Mad Hatter, Queen of Hearts, Cheshire Cat or the elusive White Rabbit. When you enter A Night in Wonderland, it’s time to…

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November 2019

TCS New York City Marathon

November 3
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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