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Our Mission

The mission of the Veterans Research and Education Foundation of St. Louis is to improve the health and well-being of Veterans through research and education conducted within the VA St. Louis Health Care System.

Dr. Jay McDonald is an Infectious Disease doctor and the Chief of Infectious Diseases at the St. Louis VA.

Jay is the PI on the newly approved COVID-19 study “Expanded Access to Convalescent Plasma for the Treatment of Patients with COVID-19”.

Check out the articles on this study:

St. Louis VA hospital is first to participate in study of COVID-19 treatment

St. Louis VA to participate in COVID-19 study using plasma from recovered patients