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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.
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Skeletal Health in the Lower Limbs Following Spinal Cord Injury

Individuals with complete spinal cord injuries (SCIs) are at high risk for bone fractures in their legs because of the loss of bone mass which generally occurs after injury. Fractures after SCI are costly to treat and often lead to additional medical complications. In order to reduce the incidence of fractures, more effective rehabilitation strategies are needed to prevent bone loss after SCI.
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