Office of Research & Development


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[+] Deployment Health Research: OEF/OIF Veteran Research Issues (64 KB, PDF) The VA Office of Research and Development (ORD) continues to encourage innovative research that is important to veterans. This program announcement emphasizes the need for research addressing the health care needs of veterans returning from Afghanistan (OEF-Operation Enduring Freedom) and Iraq (OIF-Operation Iraqi Freedom).

[+] THROUGH 2012 Program Announcement: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) (1 MB, PDF) The purpose of this program announcement is to stimulate research in the area of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Due to ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, TBI accounts for a significant portion of combat casualites.

Parkinson’s Disease and Related Neurodegenerative Disorders (331 KB, PDF)




Funding Mechanism: Program Project Award (42 KB, MSWord)

[+] Network(s) for Developing PTSD Risk Assessment Tools (R21) This RFA provides VA investigators an opportunity to compete for funding from VA and NIMH to identify clinically useful metrics for PTSD risk assessment that will inform early intervention research.

[+] Shared Equipment Evaluation Program (VHA Handbook 1202.6) (60 KB, PDF) We are accepting new applications to the Shared Equipment Evaluation Program (VHA Handbook 1202.6).

Please refer to key revisions to the submission format in Appendices A and B. Please note the deadline for receipt of applications is July 26, 2005




[+] HSR&D Priorities For Investigator-Initiated Research (Updated) (49 KB, PDF) The HSR&D Priority Solicitation has been revised. HSR&D identifies the following priorities for funding in Fiscal Year 2011: Healthcare Access/Rural Health, Healthcare Equity and Health Disparities, Healthcare Informatics, Long-Term Care and Caregiving, Mental and Behavioral Health, and Women's Health.



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