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Investigator Profile

Ronald Bach, PhD

Positions
Research Health Scientist, Minneapolis VA
Associate Professor, Medicine, University of Minnesota
Education
BA, PhD Yale University
Contact Information
ronald.bach@va.gov
Research Interests
My research is focused on Gulf War Illness (GWI), a debilitating and unexplained chronic multi-symptom disorder. The latest estimate is that 44% of the 693,826 US military personnel who served in the First Gulf War (1990-91) suffer from GWI. Thus, GWI represents a very significant health problem for our Veterans.
Publications
Full bibliography on PubMed
VA Research Topics
Gulf War Veterans; Hematology
MeSH Key Words
Thromboplastin; Gulf War; Veterans; Military Personnel; Translational Research, Biomedical; Blood Coagulation Tests; Indicators and Reagents; Blood Coagulation; Membrane Proteins; Molecular Biology; Inflammation; Biomarkers; Peptides
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University of Minnesota profile