Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center (MAVERIC)

MAVERIC (Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center) is a collaboration between the Bedford, Boston, Brockton, and West Roxbury Veterans Administration Medical Centers and the Harvard and Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health.

MAVERIC provides on-site expertise in population-based study design, implementation, and statistical analysis for all types of epidemiologic research. Our resources and services include funding opportunities, ad-hoc consulting services in many disciplines, core computing facilities, blood storage capabilities, and educational opportunities for physicians and other researchers.

Current studies include:

  • The Normative Aging Study
  • The Dental Longitudinal Study
  • A Prospective Study of Respiratory Function and
    Illness in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury
  • The Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial
    [SELECT] for prostate cancer
  • DOD Prostate Cancer Prevention Pilot Study
  • DOD/Joslin Diabetes Center Diabetic Care Project
  • The 80+ Hemorrhagic Cohort Study