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MultiVu Video Feed: VA Research Week Offers Glimpse into Medicine's Future
Date:4/29/2009

May 3 through May 9 is National VA Research Week, themed "Turning Hope into Reality." The week celebrates the contributions of VA investigators and collaborators, as well as the Veterans who make the research possible by participating in VA research studies. With state-of-the-art electronic records and close public and private partnerships, VA is uniquely equipped to conduct crucial research. Because most of its researchers also provide clinical care to Veterans, VA is able to quickly translate its research findings into improvements in health care for Veterans and the nation at large.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) presents research advances in the fields of genomic medicine; state-of-the-art advancements in prosthetic design; breakthroughs in restoring central nervous system function; and critical progress in traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, Parkinson's disease and cancer.

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NEWS: VA Research Week is May 3 through May 9 and celebrates the Contributions of VA Investigators and the Veterans Who Make this Research Possible

FORMAT: B-roll and Soundbites

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: Video, contact information and more available at: http://www.prnewswire.com/broadcast/38099/press.html


    SOUNDBITES:
    * Joel Kupersmith, MD - Chief Research & Development Officer U.S.
      Department of Veterans Affairs
    * Susan Dentzer - Editor-In-Chief "Health Affairs" Journal
    * Kerri Childress - Spokesperson Palo Alto VA Medical Center
    * Gregory Goodrich, PhD - Supervisory Research Psychologist Palo Alto VA
      Medical Center
    * Marc Blackman - MD Associate Chief of Staff of Research & Development
      Washington, DC VA Medical Center
    * Antonio Laracuente - Director of Research Operations Atlanta VA Medical
      Center
    * Machelle Pardue, PhD - Research Health Scientist, Vision Loss Center
      Atlanta VA Medical Center
    * Ronald Schucard - Director, Rehabilitation Research & Development,
      Vision Loss Center Atlanta VA Medical Center
    * Rory Cooper, PhD - Senior Research Career Scientist Rehabilitation
      Research & Development Center of Excellence Pittsburgh VA Medical Center
    * Michael Boninger, MD - Director, Human Engineering Research Labs
      Pittsburgh VA Medical Center
    * Michael Russell - Veteran
    * Kara Wooten - Research Participant Palo Alto VA Medical Center
    * Willie Goodman - Research Participant Boston VA Medical Center

    B-ROLL INCLUDES:
    * doctors in the lab with researchers
    * Women at Pharmacogenetics lab
    * blind man golfing
    * man getting eye exam
    * general prosthetics footage
    * Disabled vets in kayak
    * biking
    * skiing
    * surfing
    * Doctor doing vision test with young male TBI patient

VIDEO PROVIDED BY: Department of Veteran Affairs

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