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 Minneapolis has just launched the use of the iRIS Electronic Protocol Management System to improve the efficency of the Project approval process. Initial Prtocols Reviews are now being accepted for IRB, SRS, IACUC, and RDC Reviews. The system will be configured to accept continuing reviews starting in Janurary. The site can be reach here.
Read about what's happening nationally in VA research at VA Research Currents