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Van Andel Institute

MSU, Van Andel Investigate Drug To Halt Parkinson’s Progression

Researchers from Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine, Van Andel Research Institute and the Translational Genomics Research Institute are investigating a drug that has the potential to not only alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms but also halt the disease’s progression.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2011

The Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

New Use For Old Drug — Arthritis, Cancer And More, VARI Says

New research from the Grand Rapids-based Van Andel Research Institute demonstrates on the molecular level how the anti-malaria drug chloroquine represses inflammation, which may provide a blueprint for new strategies for treating auto-immune diseases from […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2011

The Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

GR’s Van Andel Institute Opens Landmark Children’s Cancer Trial

The Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium Tuesday announced the opening of a first-of-its-kind genomic-based clinical trial to treat and study pediatric cancer — specifically relapsed and refractory neuroblastoma, a deadly tumor that forms around nerve cells in children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2011

The downtown Grand Rapids skyline. WWJ file photo.

Tech Tour Day Four: Great New Tech In GR

Grand Rapids is Michigan’s second largest city with a technology sector that’s huge and thriving, so it’s always easy to find something new when the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report rolls into town.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2011

The Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Van Andel Research Institute Creates New Pediatric Cancer Program

Top executives at the Grand Rapids-based Van Andel Research Institute Tuesday announced the creation of the VARI Pediatric Cancer Translational Research Program, which will unite basic research and clinical care through a nationwide consortium of partners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2011

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