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Northern California Institute for Research and Education

Contact Information

Name: Rebecca Rosales

Title: Executive Director

Tel: 415-750-2295 


Northern California Institute for Research and Education

4150 Clement Street

Building 14 (151NC)

San Francisco, CA 94121

Affiliated Medical Center

San Francisco VA Healthcare System

Total Number of Unique Patients: 64,341

Research Square Feet: 250,000-300,000

Number of Principal Investigators: 200+

Major Areas of Research

  • Afghanistan & Iraq Veterans
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Complementary and Integrative Health
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Health
  • Gulf War Veterans
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hepatitis C
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Kidney Disease
  • Mental Health
  • Pain Management
  • Parkinson's Dis-ease
  • Post-traumatic Stress (PTSD)
  • Prosthetics
  • Respiratory Health
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Vietnam Veterans
  • Vision Loss
  • Women's Health

Brief Description

NCIRE – The Veterans Health Research Institute is the leading private nonprofit research institute in the United States devoted to Veterans health. NCIRE supports the research of over 200 MD and PhD principal investigators at the San Francisco VA Medical Center who work to improve health and health care for Veterans and active military personnel.

The San Francisco VA Medical Center has the largest funded research program in the Veterans Health Administration with $70 million in research expenditures. The SFVAMC is affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco - Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy.

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Washington, DC 20006

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