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Research and Development

Explore Birmingham VA's research initiatives with specialty programs. You can also volunteer to participate in a research study.

Research conducted by staff at the Birmingham VA Health Care System ensures Veterans have access to cutting-edge medical and health care technology. The Birmingham VA research program is an essential part of the healthcare system's mission and plays a very important role in the healthcare Veterans receive. The production of new knowledge,  techniques and products improves prevention, diagnosis, treatment and control of the many diseases faced by our Veterans.