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VARI Research

Van Andel Research Institute scientists are dedicated to conducting cutting-edge basic and translational research to improve the health and enhance the lives of current and future generations. Their work is conducted in labs at VARI and in collaboration with scientists around the world, with the goal of moving new therapies into clinical trials. Learn more about the Institute’s latest publications, collaborations and scientific tools below.

Hot Papers

Hot Papers features the latest research from VARI scientists published in scientific journals.

MET Tools

MET Tools provide a resource for scientists seeking information on MET-related clinical trials, publications and crystal structures from across the field.

VARI–SIMM

Established in 2011, Van Andel Research Institute-Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica (VARI-SIMM) focuses on structural biology, specifically the signaling mechanisms of important hormones.

Pathway of Hope

Pathway of Hope is a multi-faceted research initiative led by VARI Principal Investigator Jeff MacKeigan, Ph.D., that focuses on tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), a rare genetic disorder.