Welcome to the East Bay Institute for Research & Education

Bringing medical innovation to Northern California’s Veterans

Our Veterans

Our veterans are men and women who have served in all branches and levels of the United States military including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves. Each branch of the U.S. Military is dedicated to defending our country and ensuring our safety. We are proud to serve you and grateful for your service!

Executive Message

Welcome to the East Bay Institute for Research & Education (EBIRE). We are the nonprofit research foundation for VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS), with a 40,000 square mile service region north and east of Oakland. Our mission is to promote research approved by VANCHCS by providing resources in which investigators conduct safe, quality research. It is a privilege to be affiliated with VANCHCS. Together our goal is to deliver outstanding clinical care for Northern California’s Veterans.

Our Commitment

New advances in medical technology are being developed rapidly, while the needs of Northern California’s senior citizen and Post-9/11 Veterans are significantly growing. EBIRE is committed to collaborative research activities with the University of California, pharmaceutical and device manufacturers, charitable foundations, individual philanthropists and governmental agencies to improve the health of Veterans.