Items Tagged with 'Parkinson's disease'

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New Parkinson’s treatment on the way?

VARI’s Patrik Brundin, Kalamazoo-based Metabolic Solutions Development Company hope to begin trials on drug originally used to treat diabetes.

December 30, 2016
Shortly after Patrik Brundin came to Grand Rapids to head up the Van Andel Research Institute’s research into Parkinson’s disease, he was invited to give a lecture. Read More

VARI finds potential 'guardian' against neurodegeneration

February 4, 2016
Scientists at Van Andel Research Institute might have found a “guardian” against neurodegeneration that could impact diseases like Parkinson’s. Read More

VAI protein research could 'slow the progression' of Parkinson's

August 20, 2013
A Van Andel Institute researcher studying Parkinson’s disease has co-authored a report, detailing, for the first time, how the disease spreads through the brain via a protein — and uncovering a trail for possible drug development to slow symptoms. Read More