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Medical Research Features


G-Sync: West Michigan comes out for design

Each month publisher and lifestyle editor Tommy Allen checks in with Rapid Growth to share his thoughts on a topic trending in our region. This month he is all about the power of design to inspire a new way of working here, and West Michigan Design Week's stellar 2nd annual event has him geeked.

Vanessa Gore

UIX: Vanessa Gore's Soletics innovates with warmth in motion

Soletics' CCO Vanessa Gore has a knack for adapting to the new territories her company has explored in the short time since its founding. Serving everyone from athletes to those who suffer from chronic pain, Gore connects their needs to Soletics' problem solving technology.

Dr. Mark Gurney

Brain trust: Local biotech company could help shape future of Alzheimer's, brain injury treatments

A Grand Rapids-based biotechnology company is making progress on a pair of new drugs that could offer hope to patients of Alzheimer’s disease, schizophrenia and traumatic brain injury. Steven Thomas Kent reports on the cutting-edge developments and nationally recognized research coming out of this spot on the Medical Mile.


Good Medicine: Medical research collaboration booms

Grand Rapids' Medical Mile continues to live up to its name, as Spectrum Health, Van Andel Research Institute, and Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine collaborate on research. Marla R. Miller finds out why adding a "bench to bedside" research component is good medicine for patients.

Jeremy Moore, left,and John Hey, right.

Do Good: Mama's Boys run to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer

Jeremy Moore, 37, and John Hey, 43, met as participants in the 2012 Chamber of Commerce Leadership Grand Rapids Program and discovered both their mothers had died from pancreatic cancer. With this sad interest in common, Moore and Hey set out to see if any strides had been made in the protocol for treating pancreatic cancer.
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