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About Van Andel

Founded by Jay and Betty Van Andel, Van Andel Institute’s goal is to have an impact world-wide on medical science and education. The Institute supports Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) and Van Andel Education Institute (VAEI) in achieving this goal.

VARI conducts biomedical research, with a focus on cancer and Parkinson disease and with an emphasis on translating scientific research results into clinical applications. VAEI strengthens science education and prepares and motivates individuals to pursue science or science-related professions.

Located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Institute has led the expansion of the life science industry in this region. Collaborative partnerships among world-class health care, research, and educational organizations have led to dramatic growth in the life sciences sector in the region, making Grand Rapids a career destination choice in this area.

Van Andel press release, blog etc

12/05/2018 - 01:11 Teaming up to accelerate scientific discovery
12/03/2018 - 02:31 Maternal age, diet at conception may impact epigenetic marks associated with childhood body mass index
11/28/2018 - 03:28 High-throughput platform enables scientists to map activity of an emerging class of cancer drug targets
11/13/2018 - 04:55 Connecting the genetic dots
10/31/2018 - 06:02 Connecting the appendix and Parkinsons disease
10/31/2018 - 05:02 Appendix identified as a potential starting point for Parkinsons disease
10/16/2018 - 19:16 Explaining metabolism in four minutes or less
10/16/2018 - 07:54 Dr. Brian Haab named assistant dean of Van Andel Institute Graduate School
10/03/2018 - 00:07 High-resolution blueprint reveals mechanism that helps E. coli infect the urinary tract
09/26/2018 - 21:02 Award honors scientists who strive to improve the lives of people with Parkinsons
09/25/2018 - 22:03 Internationally recognized Parkinsons expert wins Jay Van Andel Award
09/23/2018 - 23:13 Cryo-EM reveals structure of protein responsible for regulating temperature in the human body
09/19/2018 - 10:48 Van Andel Research Institute launches metabolism and nutrition research program
09/12/2018 - 20:59 Van Andel Research Institute hosts unique Parkinsons disease symposium
09/12/2018 - 19:46 Revealing the root causes of colon cancer: Three questions for Dr. Ali Lanctot Chomiak
08/15/2018 - 23:53 Stars rally together again for Stand Up To Cancers live broadcast on September 7
08/09/2018 - 00:57 Explainer: What is cancer metastasis?
08/02/2018 - 11:38 Van Andel Research Institute Biorepository earns re-accreditation from the College of American Pathologists