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10 Sep 2018

That’s a wrap! Van Andel Research Institute featured in Stand Up To Cancer telecast

Last Friday was a day to remember, one that will affect lives for years to come.

We were thrilled to be a part of the 2018 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) telecast, which raised a record-breaking $123 million for cancer research.

The Institute has worked closely with Stand Up To Cancer since 2014, when it became home to the Van Andel Research Institute–Stand Up To Cancer Epigenetics Dream Team, a multi-institutional effort to move more effective cancer therapies into clinical trials and onto the patients who need them most (read more about the team and its history here).

If you watched the telecast, you saw our own Ann Schoen, a VAI employee for 22 years, who was featured in the biennial special. She was part of the Everyday Heroes segment honoring cancer survivors.

For those who missed the telecast, we have you covered. You can watch it below, along with behind-the-scenes footage of Ann’s story and the digital show that preceded the broadcast.

Learn more about the VARI–SU2C Epigenetics Dream Team here.