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About the Program

The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center has a large, well-funded research and development program including studies in:

  • Biomedical Research
  • Health Services Research
  • Clinical and Cooperative Studies
  • Rehabilitation Research

We have two VA-funded centers of excellence - our internationally recognized Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Center and the newly funded Advance Platform Technology Center. We are an active participant in the VA Cooperative Studies programs, which are large scale, clinical research studies on health issues vital to our nation's Veterans. We have strong programs in both basic and clinical science, where scientists are focused on, among other things, seeking ways to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria, looking at treatment and causes of cardiovascular disease, examining sleep disorders, exploring causes and treatments for loss of vision and much more.

Services Offered

Our current research studies enhance the medical center's ability to provide state-of-the-art medical care and innovative techniques and treatments to Veterans.

We have about 220 active research projects currently being conducted at our medical center in areas such as —

  • Infectious Disease
  • Autoimmune disorders & Rheumatology
  • Cardiology
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Pulmonary Diseases
  • Surgery
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Kidney Disease (Nephrology)
  • Neurology / Ocular Diseases
  • Urology
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Schizophrenia and other Psychiatric Disorders


Cleveland VA Medical Center

Medical Research Service 151(W)
Room K-115
10701 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106

(216) 791-3800 ext. 64660
Fax: (216) 229-8509


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Contact Info


  • Medical Research Services 151(W)
    Room K-115

Contact Number(s)

  • 216-791-3800 Ext. 64660

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm