Items Tagged with 'Van Andel Institute'

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VARI scientist earns $7.8M grant

June 2, 2017
The chief scientific officer of the Van Andel Research Institute has received a $7.8-million grant to support the development of epigenetic cancer drugs. Read More

The undeniable power of collaboration in health and education

January 6, 2017
The health sciences in Grand Rapids are a driving force in the local economy and a powerful catalyst for regional growth. Read More

Institute’s 20-year run transforms region

Working with other institutions, universities has helped VAI become hub for life sciences.

October 28, 2016
Van Andel Institute has become a huge success and feather in Grand Rapids’ cap, but it was a gamble that could just as easily have failed. Read More

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