Office of Research & Development

Find VA-sponsored clinical trials near you

Follow these stems to find recruiting clinical trials:

  1. Visit https://clinicaltrials.gov by clicking the link or typing it into your web browser.
  2. Type a search term (for example, cancer) into the box under "Condition/Disease."
  3. Type "Veterans" in the box under "Other Terms."
  4. Select "United States" from the "Country" drop-down menu.
  5. After selecting your country, select your state from the "State" drop-down menu and enter your location in the "City" box, or leave these blank to search nationwide.
  6. Click the "Search" button.

  7. (Below: Sample screenshot from clinicaltrials.gov)

    Clinical trials screen - search for studies
  8. Make sure the "Recruiting" box is checked on the left of the screen under "Studies."
  9. Click on the + symbol next to "Funder Type" on the left of the screen, and click the box for "Other U.S. Federal agency."
  10. Click the "Apply" button.

  11. (Below: Sample screenshot from clinicaltrials.gov)

    Clinical trials screen 2 - search and filter for studies

Questions about the R&D website? Email the Web Team.

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