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Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System Research Services


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Welcome to the VA Ann Arbor Research Service!

America has had a long history of supporting its defenders, and this commitment guides VA today. Championing medical research is one way the VA fulfills its obligation to serve Veterans. The VA Ann Arbor Research Service supports the research activities of over 150 research investigators located in Ann Arbor, Saginaw, and Battle Creek. Our facilities include forty thousand square feet of laboratory space, a seven thousand square foot animal facility, and updated Facilities with a new research clinic offering exam rooms, interview space, and offices for clinical research staff expected to open in 2016. The VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System is affiliated with the world-class University of Michigan.

The Research Service includes support of the VA Center for Clinical Research Management (CCMR) and associated Health Services Research Center of Innovation, The VA Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), Serious Mental Health Treatment Research and Evaluation Center (SMITREC) and the Veterans Education and Research Association of Michigan (VERAM) in the conduct of our research. The VA Ann Arbor Research Service also provides oversight support to the Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center in Saginaw, Mi., and the Battle Creek VA Medical Center.

The Research Business Office supports the research team, facilities, and committees that oversee the research activities in addition to managing the post-award activities for VA-grants. Meet the Research Business Office staff here.

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2016-17 Research Committee Deadlines

New Project Submission DeadlinesIRB Amendment Submission DeadlineR&D Meeting
(1st Wed)
IRB Meeting
(2nd Thurs)
IACUC Meeting
 (2nd Fri)
RSC Meeting
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