Vander Griend Research Lab

The mission of the Vander Griend lab is to understand the function of genes that control prostate development and their role in prostate disease initiation and progression in order to identify and implement new strategies to prevent and treat prostate cancer and BPH.

Donald Vander Griend, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, The Department of Pathology

The University of Illinois at Chicago


  • B.S., Calvin College; Grand Rapids, MI
  • Ph.D., The University of Chicago; Chicago, IL
  • Post-Doc, Johns Hopkins University; Baltimore, MD