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Research initiative at Van Andel Institute studies rare childhood disorder


Dr. Jeffrey MacKeigan

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David Moore
February 20, 2013 | WGVU  Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Institute (VAI)  is well known for its research into both  common and unusual medical conditions.
 
Among its newest projects is the study of a tumor-related disorder with the short name of TSC, which primarily strikes kids.
 
To get a better understanding of this rare condition, WGVU’s David Moore talked with VAI Dr. Jeffrey MacKeigan, Principal  Investigator for the Pathway of Hope initiative.

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