Items Tagged with 'VAI'


VARI leads study on Parkinson’s disease and the appendix

November 5, 2018
A team at the Van Andel Research Institute recently led a study on the relationship between Parkinson’s disease and the appendix. Read More

VAEI producing Science on the Grand for teachers

June 6, 2018
An inaugural conference on STEAM-related teaching is coming to Grand Rapids next month. Read More

VAI names insurance exec to board

May 31, 2018
A local health insurance leader has joined the board of the Van Andel Institute. Read More

MSU research center, VAI celebrate shared vision

September 29, 2017
Grand Rapids is a city with new purpose — a city in many ways reborn, reshaped into something unexpected and unique. Already known for its furniture and manufacturing capabilities, Grand Rapids also has become a bustling hub of biomedical research, clinical care and higher education. Read More

VAI hires chief development officer

August 24, 2017
The Van Andel Institute has tapped a Holland native to head up its development efforts. Read More

VARI scientist wins $250K grant

July 27, 2017
A Van Andel Research Institute scientist has been awarded a $250,000 grant from a national nonprofit dedicated to battling childhood cancer. Read More

VARI scientist elected to National Academy of Sciences

June 16, 2017
A scientist at a local medical research center has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Read More

VARI scientist elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

April 25, 2017
The chief scientific officer at a local research institution has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Read More

VARI invests $10M in microscope facility

March 29, 2017
The Van Andel Research Institute downtown has beefed up its seeing power to the tune of $10 million in new equipment and construction. Read More

VARI scientist elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 4, 2016
A scientist from the Van Andel Research Institute has been elected to be a member of the National Academy of Sciences to help advise on national policy. Read More