Items Tagged with 'Van Andel Institute'

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Investing in the scientific visionaries of tomorrow

June 29, 2018
Last week, Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law the Marshall Plan for Talent — a statewide initiative to develop and support the estimated 811,055 career openings that will be created between now and 2024. Read More

Change Ups: Gill elected to airport trade association’s board

May 25, 2018
Jim Gill, president and CEO of Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority, was elected to the board of directors for Airports Council International – North America, the trade association representing airports in the United States and Canada. Read More

Medical Mile: a vision for change in Grand Rapids

December 29, 2017
Thirty years ago, Grand Rapids stood at a crossroads — after more than a century as a manufacturing hub for the furniture and the auto industries, the city’s job sectors were changing. Read More

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