Nashville VACS Site Up & Running

November 17, 2017

The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System in Nashville is the newest site of the Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS). The Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) is a prospective, observational cohort study of HIV- positive and an age/race/site matched control group of HIV- negative veterans in care in the United States. 
 More information about the overall study can be found on Yale's VACS website. 

VA Using Research to Address Key Factors Affecting Veterans' Health Status

July 24, 2015

The Million Veteran Program (MVP) is a program developed by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Research and Development (R&D) program to look at genetic, clinical,  lifestyle, and military exposures to understand critical health concerns for our veterans. With almost 400,000 veterans already enrolled, the MVP program has allowed the VA to create the largest and most comprehensive database of its kind.