MAVERIC was established as a Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center

for multi-site clinical trials in 2002 and is one of five coordinating centers in the VA CSP Program. The CSP is a division within the Clinical Science Research & Development Service of VA Office of Research and Development. Using its expertise in clinical research, the CSP conducts multi-site clinical trials on key diseases that impact our nation's veterans.

The CSP's mission is to advance the health and care of Veterans through collaborative research studies that produce innovative and effective solutions to national healthcare problems. To achieve this mission, the CSP has a clinical research infrastructure that operates under the management of Central Office in Washington, D.C.