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Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC)

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Vietnam Era Twin Registry

The Vietnam Era Twin Registry is a closed cohort of identical and fraternal twins who served in the military during the Vietnam era.

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The VET Registry maintains a repository of biological specimens obtained from Registry members, including DNA, plasma, and serum samples.

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Find out about the ERIC staff and the expertise behind the research.

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Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC)

The Seattle ERIC is one of several Epidemiology Centers that are part of the Cooperative Studies Program in the Office of Research and Development at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

The overall mission of the Seattle ERIC is to improve the health and health care of Veterans by promoting the principles and practice of state-of-the-art epidemiologic research within the VA. Find out more about the current studies and the staff.

Researchers: This website serves as a resource for researchers and research staff to learn about epidemiologic research opportunities, education, and other topics of scientific interest. The Vietnam Era Twin Registry, which is managed by the Seattle ERIC, is a valuable resource for researchers.

Veterans and the Public: Visit the VA Research and Development website to learn about some of the research being done by VA researchers nationwide.