Million Veteran Program
The nationwide Million Veteran Program studies the impacts of genes, lifestyle, and military exposures on health and wellness.
The Million Veteran Program (MVP) is VA’s national, voluntary research program to better understand how genes affect health. With over 825,000 Veteran partners, MVP is one of the largest and most diverse research programs of its kind in the world.
Thanks to our partners, MVP is helping to advance research that is important to Veterans, including:
- Predicting the risk of cancer
- Understanding complications of diabetes
- Managing mental illnesses like PTSD and depression
- Preventing cardiovascular disease