For Sponsors

The Dorn Research Institute (DRI) is a 501(c)(3) corporation established at the Dorn VA Medical Center under the authority granted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to manage research funds locally. This unique public-private partnership dramatically broadens the VA's ability to conduct research.

Dorn Research Institute supports the researchers at the WJB Dorn VA Medical Center by acting as a liaison between the VA and non-VA funding sources:

  • Non-profit corporations

  • For-profit corporations

  • Public institutions

  • Private individuals

  • Other governmental agencies, such as:

    • The Department of Defense

    • National Institute of Health

    • National Science Foundation

    • Center for Disease Control