Portfolio of Research

Infectious Disease 

A Phase 3b, Multi-Center, Open-Label Study to Evaluate Switching From a Regimen of Two Nucleos(t)ide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTI) plus a Third Agent to a Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) of Bictegravir/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide (B/F/TAF), in Virologically-Suppressed, HIV-1 Infected African American Participants

Burton, Mary J., MD

Evaluation of 3 Grams Daily Valacyclovir in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C and HSV-2 Infection (GMT)

Burton, Mary J., MD

HSV-1 suppression in HCV infected veterans who are seronegative for HSV-2 (GTM)

Burton, Mary J., MD

Factors associated with adherence to boceprevir in combination with pegylated interferon and ribavarin in veterans with genotype 1 hepatitis C (MIN)

Burton, Mary J., MD

“Evaluating values-based motivational interviewing to increase treatment completion with fixed dose combination MK-5172/MK-8742 among Veterans with active substance use disorders and treatment-naïve genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C"

Burton, Mary J., MD

“Examining the intestinal microbiota in genotype 1 HCV infected patients receiving direct acting antivirals” (MIN)

Burton, Mary J., MD

Neuro-Science / Spinal Cord Injury

XPro 1595 to inhibit soluble TNF and modulate inflammation-induced pathology in SCI

Tansey, Keith, MD

Translational Development of FDA-approved COX and LOX inhibitors to treat spinal cord injury-induced neuropathic pain

Gonzalez-Fernandez, Federico, MD, PhD

Lee, Hyun Joon, PhD


Retinal Development in Health and Disease

Gonzalez-Fernandez, Federico, MD, PhD

Use of Xenopus a System to Study the Trafficking, Function and Structure of IRBP

Gonzalez-Fernandez, Federico, MD, PhD


Function of the Interphotoreceptor Matrix

Gonzalez-Fernandez, Federico, MD, PhD

Molecular Basis of Retinal Adhesion and Detachment

Tieu, Brian, MD, PhD

Behavioral Health

Implementing Clinical Video Telehealth Into The Home (CVT-H) For The Treatment Of Mental Health Conditions: An Evaluation Of The Jackson VAMC Clinical Demonstration Project

Baillie, Lauren

"Stakeholder Opinions of Suicide” (MIN)

Barnes, Daniel, PhD

Using RE-AIM model to evaluate psychotherapy dissemination

Gabriele, Jeanne, PhD

Understanding PTSD Recovery among Veterans in a Residential Treatment Setting

Nosen, Elizabeth, PhD

Evaluation of the Morse Scale to Assess Fall Risk and the Impact of Medications on Assessing Fall Risk Categories (MIN)

Rossilli, Susan, PharmD

Does the Psychological Intervention, Skills Training in Affect and Interpersonal Regulation (STAR), reduce PTSD related symptoms and lower risk of suicide among Veterans with PTSD

Shepherd, Brenda


Emotion Profile Study

Voluse, Andrew PhD


Treatment Engagement for Alcohol use following Motivational Interviewing: A study of Veterans discharged from inpatient detoxification (TEAM-Vet) (MIN)

Voluse, Andrew, PhD


T-Cell Regulation of Cardiac Remodeling

DeLeon-Pennell, Kristine Y., PhD


Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Roles in the Aging Myocardial Response to Ischemia (CATEGORY D)

Lindsey, Merry, PhD

Humanitarian Use Device- GraftMaster Coronary Stent Graft (GTM)

Woody, Walter, MD

Hybrid Effectiveness-Implantation Study to Improve Clopidogrel Adherence

Woody, Walter, MD


Veterans post deployment with lung problems (CHART) (MIN) Role of Mineralocorticoid Receptor in Paraquat-Induced Rat Lung Fibrosis

Bhagat, Rajesh, MD

Renal Mechanisms of Hypertension and Autoimmune Disease

Ryan, Michael, PhD A


SWOG S9808:  Long-Term Follow-Up Protocol (MIN)

Khansur, Tawfiq, MD

S0702: A Prospective Observational Multicenter Cohort Study to Assess the Incidence of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ) in Cancer Patients with Bone Metastases Starting Zoledronic Acid Treatment (MIN)

Khansur, Tawfiq, MD

E1505: A Phase III Randomized Trial of Adjuvant Chemotherapy with or without Bevacizumab for Patients with Completely Resected Stage IB (>4cm) – IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) GTM

Khansur, Tawfiq, MD 

Internal Medicine

“The adverse cognitive impact of poor Type II diabetes management among Veterans.” (MIN)

Ted G. Bennett, PhD

Role of Mineralocorticoids in Hypertension

Gomez-Sanchez, Celso, MD

Development of Monoclonal Antibodies

Gomez-Sanchez, Celso, MD

Role of Mineralocorticoids in Hypertension

Gomez-Sanchez, Celso, MD

“Incidence of Steroid-Induced Hyperglycemia in Non-Diabetic Veterans Admitted to the ICU"

Hamilton, Angela

New Environmental Public Health Indicator Linking Organochlorine Compounds and Type 2 Diabetes (EPA) (MIN)

Jones, Dana Dale, MD

Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) (GTM)

Kent, Kirchner, MD

Veterans Affairs Rheumatoid Arthritis (VARA) Registry (MIN)

Majithia, Vikas, MD

Program to Understand the Long-term Outcomes in Spondyloarthritis (PULSAR) Registry (MIN)

Majithia, Vikas, MD

“Evaluation of Empiric Outpatient Antibiotic Treatment for Urinary Tract Infections at G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center" (MIN)

Otting, Kristin, PharmD

Retrospective Chart Review of Osteoporosis in Hip Fractures (MIN)

Sanders, Suzanne, MD

Interventions to Improve osteoporosis screening and treatment in male Veterans with hip fracture (MIN)

Sanders, Suzanne, MD

Role of SHP In Retinoic and Action

Subauste, Jose, MD

Effect of CPAP on PTSD symptoms among patients with OSA and PTSD (MIN)

Tamanna, Sadeka, MD