Van Andel Research Institute (VARI)

Founded by Jay and Betty Van Andel, Van Andel Institute's goal is to have an impact world-wide on medical science and education. The Institute supports Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) and Van Andel Education Institute (VAEI) in achieving this goal. VARI conducts biomedical research, with a focus on cancer and Parkinson disease, and with an emphasis on translating scientific research results into clinical applications. VAEI strengthens science education, and prepares and motivates individuals to pursue science or science-related professions.