VAPAHCS has the third largest research program in VHA and maintains a strong, cooperative affiliation with Stanford University. The VAPAHCS non-profit corporation, the Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education (PAIRE), has helped make VAPAHCS a leader in research.
Research is conducted in the following areas:
Spinal cord injury, cooperative studies/clinical studies, diabetes, drug abuse, pain management, cancer, endocrinology, immunology, musculoskeletal, hypertension, dermatology, atherosclerosis, nephrology, bioterrorism, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), hepatitis, ophthalmology, optometry, polytrauma, vision rehabilitation and cardiology.
More research information is available on the following pages:
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Last updated June 7, 2013