Items Tagged with 'David Van Andel'

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Pushing toward local health innovation

Since 1996, Van Andel Institute has been an invaluable catalyst in industry, leaders say.

March 22, 2019
Just 23 years ago, the Michigan Street hill was home to nothing but Butterworth Hospital, Immanuel Lutheran Church and a bunch of old buildings. Read More

Basic research: investing in the discoveries of the future

March 30, 2018
Science and medicine rarely follow a simple path. 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

Collaboration is a biomedical research imperative

January 10, 2014
When my parents considered building a research institute in Grand Rapids in the late 1990s, many people thought it a foolish endeavor. Read More

Twilight Shines fundraiser re-visits '70s to help seniors stay independent

October 1, 2012
It was an evening of boogie and charity.
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