RR&D’s vision is to maximize the physical and social autonomy of Veterans and ultimately the nation through innovative research that repairs injured tissues.
When repair is not an option, our research seeks to replace what has been damaged to allow Veterans to experience the best quality of life possible.
RR&D Mission Statement:RR&D's mission is to generate knowledge and innovations to advance the rehabilitative health and care of Veterans and the nation. In support of this mission, RR&D strives to effectively integrate preclinical, clinical and applied rehabilitation research and translate research results into practice. In accordance with this mission RRD:
Merit Award proposalsMerit Award proposals submitted to the Rehabilitation Research & Development Service (RR&D), which involve basic biomedical and behavioral research, and clinical research including epidemiology and single-site or small multi-site clinical trials, are reviewed by specific Subcommittees referred to as Scientific Review Groups (SRG). Read More about general guidelines used for assignment of proposals to these SRGs.
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