LAKE COUNTY NEWS --- The San Francisco VA Health Care System enrolled its 5,000th volunteer research participant on Jan. 31 in the national VA Million Veteran Program, or MVP, which is building a genetic database to help research and develop new treatments for veterans and non-veterans alike. "This is a momentous occasion at the San Francisco VA and represents a remarkable collaboration between the research service and our clinical laboratory staff," said Dr. Mary Whooley, site principal investigator for MVP at the San Francisco VA Health Care System. "We invite all veteran employees and patients to join us in this historic endeavor by enrolling in MVP. It's quick and simple."
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