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Vietnam-Era Twin (VET) Registry

The Vietnam-Era Twin (VET) Registry is a collection of data from over 14,000 Vietnam-Era Veteran twins and more than 3,400 selected family members. That data is used in research studies to understand factors that affect the health and well-being of Veterans. Learn more about the history & formation of the VET Registry or additional details about the registry, data repository, and biospecimen repository.

VET Registry members have participated in research studies across the country. Learn more about the goals of several selected VET Registry research studies.  

There are several ways to contact VET Registry staff

Research Publications, Findings, & Newsletters

Scientists around the world have collaborated using VET Registry data and together produced more than 250 research publications.

Focus groups with VET Registry members were held in 2015-2017 and resulted in these VET Registry Focus Group Findings.  

The VET Registry newsletter, The Twin Times, includes information on selected studies, researchers, healthy advice, and VET Registry staff. 

Investigator Access

The VET Registry includes data from more than 30 studies and bio-specimens from over 1,800 individuals. Learn more about VET Registry survey instruments or follow these steps to access the registry