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Welcome to the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Research Participation Program

The Walter Reed Army Insitiute of Research (WRAIR) aims to conduct biomedical research that is responsive to Department of Defense and US Army requirements and delivers lifesaving products including knowledge, technology and medical material that sustain the combat effectiveness of the Warfighter.

By integrating basic research and advanced technology which protect, project, and sustain the Warfighter, the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research strives to be the premier DoD biomedical research organization. We host the Centers for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience Research and for Infectious Disease Research. With headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, our laboratories are also hosted in our subordinate command locations in Thailand, Germany, and Kenya.