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Van Andel Research Institute of Michigan and Translational Genomics Research Institute of Arizona Undertake Unprecedented Alliance to Promote Science and Health

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) will forge a strategic alliance that will enable both to maximize their worldwide contributions to science and health. The non-profit researcher ...

Van Andel Institute and Children's Memorial Research Center of Chicago Form a Partnership to Facilitate Pediatric Research

XenoBase software can be used to develop more effective treatments for pediatric patients GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Van Andel Institute (VAI) has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with Children's Memorial Research Center (CMRC) of Chicago for use o...

VARI researcher chosen for highly competitive Scholar-in-Training Award

... Grand Rapids, Mich. (April 30, 2009) Van andel Research Institute (VARI) Research Scientist Jindong Chen, Ph.D., was recently awarded the AACR-Sanofi-Aventis Scholar-in-Training Award for research ...

Finding will improve accuracy of cancer diagnosis

... Grand Rapids, Mich. (April 27, 2009) Van andel Research Institute (VARI) investigators working in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic researchers have determined that two types of kidney tumors pre...

Amway Global and YMCA of the USA Join Forces To Encourage Healthy Lifestyles

...America/Amway Global Based in Ada, Mich., Quixtar North America/Amway Global is part of the Alticor group of companies, founded by the DeVos and Van andel families. Alticor is led by Steve Van Andel, Chairman, and Doug DeVos, President. Global sales for the Alticor group of companies, which include Amway...

Amway Global to be Presenting Sponsor of 'Tina Turner Live in Concert' 2008 North American Tour

...America/Amway Global Based in Ada, Mich., Quixtar North America/Amway Global is part of the Alticor group of companies, founded by the DeVos and Van andel families. Alticor is led by Steve Van Andel, Chairman, and Doug DeVos, President. Global sales for the Alticor group of companies, which include Amway...

Ivy Foundation Funds New Brain Cancer Research Consortium : $3M Stage I Project Aims to Improve Personalized Medicine for Patients

...sota   -- Andrew Sloan, M.D. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine   -- Craig Webb, Ph.D. andel Research Institute "We are proud to partner with TGen and these fine institutions on a project that exemplifies what The Ivy Foundatio...

McCarty Cancer Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant for Myeloma Research Program at Karmanos Cancer Institute

...cipating in this research in addition to the Karmanos Cancer Institute include: Henry Ford Hospital, Sparrow Hospital, Providence Hospital and the Van andel Research Institute. Nationally, Duke University, Ohio State University, Emory Winship Cancer Institute, the Cleveland Clinic and the University of Pit...

International Soccer Superstar Ronaldinho Signs With Nutrilite(TM)

...ngton, Mexico, and Brazil. About Quixtar Based in Ada, Mich., Quixtar Inc. is part of the Alticor group of companies, founded by the DeVos and Van andel families. Alticor is led by Steve Van Andel, Chairman, and Doug DeVos, President. Global sales for the Alticor group of companies, which include Amway...

Quixtar Announces Fifth Consecutive Year of Billion-Dollar Sales

...ure we achieve that goal." ABOUT QUIXTAR Based in Ada, Mich., Quixtar Inc. is part of the Alticor group of companies, founded by the DeVos and Van andel families. Alticor is led by Steve Van Andel, Chairman, and Doug DeVos, President. Global sales for the Alticor group of companies, which include Amway...
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Infant Blood May Provide Insights into Diseases Present at Birth

... GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Van andel Institute (VAI) researchers are the first to apply... consent. Established by Jay and Betty Van andel in 1996, Van andel Institute is an independent research organization ...

VAI Finding Could Lead to New Drugs for Anxiety, Depression

...rs in the Laboratory of Structural Sciences at Van andel Institute (VAI) have determined how the hormone co...going forward." Established by Jay and Betty Van andel in 1996, Van andel Institute is an independent research organization ...

VAI Findings Could Aid Diagnosis and Treatment of Several Types of Kidney Cancer

... Van andel Institute researchers are first to associate uniqu... GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Van andel Institute (VAI) researchers have identified unique...ease each year. Established by Jay and Betty Van andel in 1996, Van...

QIAGEN and Center for Molecular Medicine Create Research Collaboration for Molecular Diagnostic Markers for Breast Cancer, Other Women's Health Issues

...capabilities of CMM joint venture partners the Van andel Institute and Spectrum Health. "CMM is pleased t...f the Program of Translational Medicine at the Van andel Institute. "The relationship between CMM and QIAGE... Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health and Van andel Institute (VAI), brings West Michigan a cutting-ed...
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van Andel Catheter

Description: Used to dilate the lower ureter and inject contrast medium to assess possible submucosal tunneling. Also used to inject a topical anesthetic in the ureter. The tapered tip aids passage by, or dislodgment of a ureteral stone. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use...
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CHECK-FLO Performer Introducer Sets For Radial Artery Access

Features:...e access which includes an .018 inch platinum tipped nitinol wire guide and a 21 gage access needle. The introducer sheath dilator incorporates a van andel taper to facilitate placement into the vessel. The side-arm fitting allows flushing around the catheter while it is positioned inside the sheath. Th...
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FLEXOR CHECK-FLO Introducer Sets for Radial Artery Access with AQ Hydrophylic Coating

Features:...018 inch nitinol wire guide with platinum tip is advanced through the needle and the needle removed. The introducer sheath dilator incorporates a van andel taper to facilitate placement into the vessel. Flexor introducers feature a uniquely fabricated sheath design to provide maximum flexibility without ...
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Van Andel Research Institute and TGen undertake alliance to promote science and health

PHOENIX, Ariz. Feb. 11, 2009 The Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) will forge a strategic alliance that will enable both to maximize their worldwide contributions to science and health. The non-profit researcher institutes jointly ann...

Possible drug target found for one of the most aggressive breast cancers

... Grand Rapids, Mich. (July 8, 2009) Van andel Research Institute (VARI) investigators have ident...er in 2009. "This very exciting work by the Van andel Research Institute gives us a new target for treat...nix, Arizona, which initiated an alliance with Van andel Institute in February. "Since there are many new i...

Anthrax paralyzes immune cells with lethal toxin, UF research shows

...s the immune system during infection," said Nick Duesbery, Ph.D. deputy director for research operations and senior scientific investigator at the Van andel Institute in Grand Rapids, Mich. In 1998, Duesbery discovered that the toxin interrupts the transmission of signals within cells. But Dr. Southwi...

Worm hormone discovery may aid fight against parasitic disease

...t in pharmacology; and Dr. Richard J. Auchus, associate professor of internal medicine. Other authors were from Baylor College of Medicine and the Van andel Research Institute in Michigan. ...
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Van Andel Institute Joins the MetaMiner Oncology Partnership Program

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. ...

Waters Introduces New SYNAPT G2 with Greater Power, Versatility and Speed Than Any Other High-End Mass Spectrometer

...iversity of California - Davis , University of California - Los Angeles , Duke University , Northeastern University , Rockefeller University , Van andel Institute, and Vanderbilt University . The SYNAPT G2 system demonstrates the commitment of Waters to always expand the research benefits of m...

The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative is Named Statewide Reviewer for Life Science Funding Requests Through New Program

...y Initiative The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative ( http://www.wmsti.org ) was founded by Grand Valley State University , Van andel Research Institute, the City of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Community College , The Right Place, Inc., and health care providers and educators. The I...

West Michigan's Newest Medical Device Company Receives Support from the West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative and EDF Ventures

...logy Initiative The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative (http://www.wmsti.org ) is a partnership among Grand Valley State University, Van andel Research Institute, the City of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Community College, The Right Place, Inc., and health care providers and educators. The Init...

Lustgarten Foundation Announces $1.25 Million Commitment to Pancreatic Cancer Biomarker Development Project

...Farber Cancer Institute, University of California at San Francisco and Van andel Research Institute - Biomarker Development Project is expected to form th...-Farber Cancer Institute, University of California at San Francisco and Van andel Research Institute. The Project is expected to complete by the end of 2009....

Lambert, Edwards & Associates Named Agency of Record for The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative

...he West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative is a partnership among the Right Place, Inc., Van andel Research Institute, Grand Valley State University, the city of Grand Rapids and Grand Rapids Community College, Spectrum Health, Saint Mary's Health C...

Center for Molecular Medicine Partners with AviaraDx to Offer New Cancer Tests to Aid Physicians in Personalizing Treatment

...st and prostate cancer. About the CMM The Center for Molecular Medicine, a joint venture between Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health and Van andel Institute (VAI), brings West Michigan a cutting-edge laboratory that will aid in early diagnoses and enhance personalized medicine. It offers 21st cen...

Center for Molecular Medicine Among First to Offer New FDA-Approved Test to Aid in Treatment of Prostate Cancer

....cmmdx.org/physicians . About the CMM The Center for Molecular Medicine, a joint venture between Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health and Van andel Institute (VAI), brings West Michigan a cutting-edge laboratory that will aid in early diagnoses and enhance personalized medicine. It offers 21st cen...

West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative Seeks Exhibitors for Annual Life Science Showcase

...Saint Mary's Health Care, Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge, Spectrum Health, Van andel Institute, Warner Norcross & Judd and WZZM 13. Companies interested in ex...& Technology Initiative is a partnership between the Right Place, Inc., Van andel Research Institute, Grand Valley State University, the City of Grand Rapids...

Collaboration Sparks Creation of New Grand Rapids Laboratory Focused on Women's Health

... WEST MICHIGAN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative is a partnership between the Right Place, Inc., Van andel Research Institute, Grand Valley State University, the City of Grand Rapids and Grand Rapids Community College, Spectrum Health, Saint Mary's Health C...
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