Minneapolis VA Health Care System
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in VA Research
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System hosts one of the largest and most active research programs in the VA health care system. There are currently over 150 investigators conducting more than 500 research projects, with funding from the NIH, VA, foundations--including the Minnesota Veterans Medical Research and Education Foundation, and industry. The research program is affiliated with the University of Minnesota.
Major Research Centers at the Minneapolis VA include:
- Brain Sciences Center
- Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research (CCDOR)
- Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)
In the News
VA's Dr. Dimitri Drekonja and colleagues have conducted a review of the evidence for fecal transplants as a therapy to combat C. difficile infections. Read more here or see the publication in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Read about what's happening nationally in VA research at VA Research Currents
This video explores the research and education programs at the Minneapolis VA Healthcare System