As director of the Genomes2Veterans research program at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare System, Jason Vassy, MD, MPH, SM, bridges the expertise of Genomes2People and the mission of bringing 21st century medical care to Veterans. Current Genomes2Veterans research projects: Integrating Pharmacogenetics in Clinical Care (I-PICC) Study Funding: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of … Continued
“In 2019, [G2V’s] Morgan Danowski graduated and joined Boston VA. There, she supports VA’s Million Veteran Program (MVP), now the world’s largest genomics research program. The program takes DNA from participating Veterans and information on their health, lifestyle and military experiences and exposures to better understand disease in Veteran populations. With over 830,000 Veterans enrolled, … Continued
Mike Richman of VA Research Communications interviews Dr. Jason Vassy, a clinician and researcher at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Vassy is leading a study that is focusing on whether a test for a specific gene can help patients and doctors choose the right type and dose of statin drugs, which are often used by … Continued
VA researcher, Dr. Jason Vassy, hopes genetic tests can help in choosing the right drug to reduce high cholesterol.