Our Mission

The mission of the Middle Tennessee Research Institute is to facilitate innovative research and education, improve healthcare programs that benefit our nation's Veterans, and provide outstanding support and advocacy to the research, education, and training endeavors of the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System.

What is MTRI? How does it support VA and its research program? Click here to learn about VA NPCs, a unique approach to advancing medical science.

Are you a Veteran? Are you unfamiliar with VA research or unsure what participation in a study means for you? Click here for more information.


Whether we're learning how to better process health data or finding better ways to treat chronic heart failure, we always have something exciting going on at MTRI. Click here to learn about our current projects.

MTRI is located in Nashville, in the heart of the Volunteer State. We love our wonderful city and the vibrant community that has grown here, and it's dedication to our Veterans is something truly special! Click here to see how you can be a part of our mission.