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Committed to improving the quality of life for veterans & their families through biomedical research & education.
Celebrating 35 Years!
Focus on Research
At CARES® (Chicago Association for Research and Education in Science) our mission is to enhance the health care of America's Veterans by supporting the research and education of physicians, nurses, researchers and others at the
Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital,
Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital.
From beginning to end our efforts are focused on enhancing the health and care of the United States Veterans we serve.
For Veterans In addition to providing high-quality health care to veterans, VA Hospitals offer opportunities for patients to participate in research-related clinical trials as well as offering many services and assistance programs. Learn more …
Research The vibrant research conducted at Hines, Lovell and Madison ranges from basic laboratory to clinical studies to health outcomes and encompasses a wide range of diseases and conditions that affect Veterans as well as the general public. Learn more ...
Education CARES has the ability to support education and training activities for patient and employee related activities. Learn more …
National Research Centers VA’s National Research Centers serve as resources to both researchers and veterans. Learn more …