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