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)
- Minneapolis Adaptive Design & Engineering (MADE) Program
In the News
The Star Tribune recently profiled how researchers at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center are testing low-level electrical brain stimulation to reduce impulsivity and recklessness in veterans — a problem for some soldiers who struggle with tame civilian life after the chaos and trauma of wartime deployments.
Read about what's happening nationally in VA research at VA Research Currents