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MVP in the news

MVP in the news

The Million Veteran Program (MVP) is a national program with far-reaching impact offering the potential to change the lives of Veterans, and ultimately, everyone. Read important MVP stories including news articles, program updates, and new initiatives.
VA genetics program aims to increase mental health treatments for Veterans

VA genetics program aims to increase mental health treatments for Veterans

Leaders of the Million Veteran Program (MVP) are addressing a gap in mental health representation among MVP volunteers through a new initiative called MVP MIND.
 
Using genetics, researchers identify potential drugs for early treatment of COVID-19

Using genetics, researchers identify potential drugs for early treatment of COVID-19

A new study using human genetics suggests researchers should prioritize clinical trials of drugs that target two proteins to manage COVID-19 in its early stages.
 
VA advances medical research for minority Veterans with new genomic tool

VA advances medical research for minority Veterans with new genomic tool

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched a new genomic research tool designed to help VA researchers learn more about how conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease affect Veterans from minority backgrounds.
 
American Heart Association praises VA genetic research

American Heart Association praises VA genetic research

Studies based on Million Veteran Program research earn national recognition by the American Heart Association.
 

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Scientists discover six genetic links to anxiety in largest-ever study on the topic

Scientists discover six genetic links to anxiety in largest-ever study on the topic

University and VA healthcare team identifies six genetic variants linked to the development of anxiety disorders.
 
A letter from the MVP Principal Investigator

A letter from the MVP Principal Investigator

Letter from J. Michael Gaziano, M.D., Principal Investigator, Million Veteran Program, Veterans Health Administration Research and Development Program.
 
Combining expertise for improved health care

Combining expertise for improved health care

The Department of Energy (DOE) and VA team up to improve Veteran health by creating a large-scale computing environment for researchers to securely access MVP data.
 
Fueling discovery today and tomorrow

Fueling discovery today and tomorrow

Inside the drive to collect DNA from 1 million Veterans and revolutionize medicine: the research being done as part of the MVP could have implications that reach far beyond the VA.
 
Interview with MVP Program Director

Interview with MVP Program Director

Interview with Sumitra Muralidhar, Ph.D., Program Director, Million Veteran Program, Veterans Health Administration Research and Development Program.
 
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Find MVP at Veteran events near you!

MVP is on the road! Check out where members of the MVP team will be participating across the country at Veteran Service Organization’s National Conventions.

 
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The real MVP: Vietnam Veteran proud to be an MVP partner

Learn why Army Veteran Edwin Callahan decided to join MVP after his military career.