VISN 17 Center of Excellence - MIRECC / CoE
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VISN 17 Center of Excellence


To investigate neural correlates and anatomical factors contributing to the development and maintenance of PTSD, depression, substance abuse, and functional impairment related to traumatic brain injury, the VISN 17 COE features a Philips 3T MRI and custom-built research support vehicle to facilitate interviewing, recruiting, and testing of MRI research participants.

For information about our MRI, please contact the leader of our Neuroimaging Core, Dr. Steven Nelson at



VISN 17 Center of Excellence
Doris Miller VA Medical Center
4800 Memorial Drive (151C), Waco, Texas 76711