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We are pleased to announce PAVIR’s new mission statement reflecting a more purpose-driven direction.

Advancing Veteran and public health
through innovative research

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and learn about his highly innovative
work on what controls organismal aging.
Learn more about his NIH Pioneer Award >

Meet Tony Wyss-Coray

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is a major overarching interest in our pursuit of health improvements for Veterans. We believe that advances in genomics will make personalized medicine a reality.

Genomic medicine

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Study participants needed

Our goal is to compare the efficacy of yoga to treat chronic
pain in Gulf War Illness with a behavioral treatment involving standard pain-reducing exercises. Learn More >

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Whose research funded by the U.S. Department of Defense Multiple Sclerosis Research Program (MSRP) is highlighted on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) website.
See the Feature >

CDMRP Recognizes Brian Zabel, Ph.D.

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Study participants needed

Anxiety and Stress Treatment for Adults Age 60+ Years
This project is designed to help people learn to manage anxiety and stress. It uses a psychological treatment that you participate in by watching videos on a portable DVD player. Learn More >

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PAVIR research associate Kile Ortigo featured on CBS SF BAY AREA

SF area licensed psychologist enjoys the variety in his career Read the Article >

Get Involved

PAVIR thanks all of our study participants for volunteering. Your involvement is fundamental to our cause.

For More information and to get involved,
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Board of Directors

PAVIR has a tradition of focusing on researchers’ needs.  It is a privilege to be involved in leading PAVIR, and I am committed to PAVIR’s action-oriented and process improvement culture. My efforts as Board Chair focus on PAVIR’s role in promoting the best possible clinical and bench research at the VAPAHCS. — Mark Nicolls, M.D., Board Chair

Meet the Board >

Window Into Our Research

Phil Tsao, PhD receives initial VA funding to study VA’s own Million Veteran Program Data

Phil Tsao, PhD, VA Associate Chief of Staff, Research, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) and PAVIR Board member, receives initial VA funding to study VA’s own Million Veteran Program Data. PAVIR collaborates with VAPAHCS in advancing genomic medicine, which is a major overarching interest in our pursuit of health improvements for Veterans. We believe that advances in genomics will make personalized medicine a reality.
LEARN MORE >