Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Affairs research and development is focused on improving the lives of veterans and all Americans through health care discovery and innovation focusing on rehabilitation, mental health, prosthetics, pain management, and chronic diseases.
Drug to delay, prevent progressive memory decline
Compound that blocks the muscarinic M2 receptor shown to prevent spatial memory decline in animal models
Computer based system for highly accurate monitoring of...
Advanced wound measurement leverages the color segmentation of 2D images with 3D surface gradients to provide an objective, consistent, non-contact system
Treating liver disease via secretin/secretin receptor modulation
Regulating cholangiocyte function for a healthy liver
Treating degenerative diseases by measuring and reducing homocysteine...
Thioretinamide compound therapy chronic diseases related to aging
Inhibiting cancer growth with Palladium complex
Tris-DBA for the treatment of melanoma
Advanced segmentation techniques with computed tomography to assess...
Accurate detection and monitoring of brain atrophy as well as pinpointing drainage sites for subdural hematomas
Treating hepatic encephalopathy with cholesterol lowering drugs
Reduces complications, mortality, and cost of brain function decline that occurs as a result of severe liver disease
Drug to treat retinal degeneration
Compound blocks or diminishes stimulation of dopamine or serotonin receptors to remedy loss of vision
Inflammation and immune deficiency therapeutic
Cyclo-Z modulates several components of inflammation and may be an effective treatment for diabetes and autoimmune diseases
CRISPR/Cas9 approach for treating HIV
Lentiviral delivery of CRISPR/Cas9 system excises sequences of viral genome to inactivate new virus production
Cardiac arrhythmia treatment
Gene therapy that modulates cardiac caveolin-1, a membrane protein, can decrease arrhythmic risk