Items Tagged with 'Van Andel Institute'


Celebrating 20 years: The growth of the Medical Mile

September 30, 2016
Grand Rapids is a city that defies expectations. It has a strong philanthropic heart, diverse economic engines and a robust and supportive community. Read More

21st Century Cures Act has important ramifications in Grand Rapids

April 8, 2016
Grand Rapids Business Journal is reporting on the proposed legislation, the 21st Century Cures Act, recently spotlighted at the Van Andel Institute for its bolstering of funding for young researchers (among all others). Read More

Q&A: Cindy Miranti

February 23, 2016
Cindy Miranti joined the Van Andel Research Institute in 2000. Read More

Vital Signs: Partnerships create thriving sector for biomedical research

January 1, 2016
Grand Rapids is a thriving city filled with small businesses, entrepreneurs, world-class educational institutions and a vibrant biomedical research community. Read More

Today’s students are the future of human health

October 2, 2015
New therapies for cancer and other human diseases begin as ideas — ideas conceived by research scientists with creative minds, problem-solving skills, and a deep, resonant understanding of the scientific process. Read More

VAEI releases web platform for science education

August 20, 2015
Van Andel Education Institute hopes a new interactive, web-based instructional tool will empower teachers and engage students in science and engineering investigations. Read More

VARI and the Netherlands strengthen Parkinson’s collaboration

West Michigan will be home to ParkinsonNet treatment model.

June 12, 2015
The research division of the Van Andel Institute and Netherlands-based ParkinsonNet will bring an innovative health care concept to Grand Rapids. Read More

Institute is building a national footprint through technology

April 3, 2015
Visit Van Andel Institute on Grand Rapids’ Medical Mile and you’ll see plenty of evidence of our sense of history. Read More

Purple Community hits $1M fundraising milestone

October 10, 2014
In five years, a Grand Rapids-based fundraising program has engaged community members to raise more than $1 million supporting the fight against cancer and neurodegenerative diseases through personalized hosted events. Read More

Expanding research hub will drive region’s economy

April 11, 2014
In 2010, Michigan State University, in a landmark decision, greatly raised the profile of the Medical Mile and Michigan’s Life Sciences Corridor with its opening of the College of Human Medicine’s Secchia Center across from Van Andel Institute. Read More