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VAI names laboratory head

April 8, 2014
Van Andel Research Institute has appointed a laboratory head focused on a nuanced area of study within the field of neurodegenerative diseases. Read More

Griffins drop puck for cancer research

March 6, 2014
The defending Calder Cup champions will don purple jerseys and play for cancer research Friday night at Van Andel Arena. Read More

VAI researcher wins national award

February 18, 2014
Van Andel Institute’s founding research director has been awarded the Fellowship Award in biological science from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read More

Van Andel Education Institute names board member

January 8, 2014
The Van Andel Education Institute has appointed a new board member with a longtime tenure in higher education. Read More

VAI serves Around the World fundraiser

November 12, 2013
A night of global cuisine and fine wine is coming to Grand Rapids this week. 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

Gov. Snyder appoints Kathy Vogelsang to Michigan Women's Commission

August 15, 2013
Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Kathy Vogelsang, an executive at the Van Andel Institute, to a three-year term on the Michigan Women’s Commission. Read More

National Cancer Institute picks VAI scientist to head pancreatic cancer research

October 22, 2012
The National Cancer Institute has chosen a Van Andel Institute scientist to head a $2.3 million project to develop new molecular biomarkers for pancreatic cancer, which has one of the lowest survival rates of any major cancer. Read More

VAI expands biorepository for Saint Mary's, Mercy Health patients

October 18, 2012
Van Andel Institute and two West Michigan hospital systems, Saint Mary’s Health Care in Grand Rapids and Mercy Health Partners in Muskegon, have signed agreements paving the way for the expansion of a “world-class biorepository,” according to VAI. Read More