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Van Andel Institute pionering new disease diagnostic tool


Dr. Lena Brundin

Photo: Van Andel Institute

David Moore
July 19, 2013 | WGVU  

A new research technique under development promises to be a potential life-saving tool at some point in the not-too-distant future. 

They’re called bio markers, and they’re the key to early diagnosis of many diseases and conditions long before obvious symptoms show up. 

Today on WGVU Midday West Michigan, David Moore talks with Dr. Lena Brundin, a researcher at Grand Rapids’  Van Andel Institute and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine.

 

 

 

 

 



More Mid-Day Features
Today
Breaking down Gary Peters lead over Terri Lynn Land for U.S. Senate
  October 31, 2014  |  WGVU  Democrat Gary Peters has extended his lead over Republican Terri Lynn Land in the race for U.S. Senate. The numbers released by Lansing-based EPIC-MRA in a statewide survey conducted mid-month reveals Peters has extended his lead to 11-points with 45-percent of likely voters giving him the nod to Terri Lynn Land’s 34-percent. That’s a two percent bump for Peters over the September polling data.    
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Yesterday
Ballot Questions Not The Final Word On Wolf
  October 30, 2014  |  MPRN  Michigan voters will get to weigh in on two laws that allowed wolf hunting in the Upper Peninsula. The Humane Society just started airing ads aimed at persuading voters in the closing days of the campaign season. But whether people vote “yes” or “no” on wolf hunting, the two ballot questions are not the final word on the issue.    
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Wednesday
Manasseh Project addresses local impact of human trafficking
  October 29, 2014  |  WGVU  A recently-passed series of bills addressing human trafficking have received support across the state. WGVU talks to Manasseh Project Coordinator NiKeidra Battle-DeBarge about the legislation – and what these issues look like in West Michigan.   
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MiBiz with Mark Sanchez
  October 29, 2014  |  WGVU  Michigan creating secondary market for crowdfunding investment.   
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Tuesday
Innovation Talk
  October 28, 2014  |  WGVU  The value of 3D printing bringing a concept to life.   
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Friday
Movie Talk
  October 24, 2014  |  WGVU  Four new movies opening this weekend including comedy "St. Vincent" starring Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy.   
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