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2012-02-01 09:19:54

A new study reveals substantial differences – by both surgeon and institution – in the rates of follow-up surgeries for women who underwent a partial mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer.

2011-07-18 15:08:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a study published recently in the journal Science Signaling Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) scientists demonstrate on the molecular level how the anti-malaria drug chloroquine represses inflammation, which may provide a blueprint for new strategies for treating inflammation and a multitude of autoimmune diseases such as arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and certain cancers. "The implications of this study are significant," said Henry F.

2011-01-12 18:28:01

Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) researchers have developed a method that can yield more information from archived newborn blood that has implications for a vast array of research, including population health studies and answering questions about diseases in infants and children.

2010-03-11 14:42:37

New model allows researchers to find differences in survival mechanisms for normal cells and cancer cells that could aid in developing treatments.

2009-03-31 06:00:00

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading systems biology tools company, announced today that Craig Webb, Ph.D., director of the Program of Translational Medicine at Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Van Andel Institute, has joined the MetaMiner Oncology Partnership Program.

2007-12-22 06:00:00

By Burnett-Wolle, Sarah Godbey, Geoffrey Continuity and activity theories are often used to study leisure behavior but have limitations that hinder their application to older adults.


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