VA researcher hopes genetic test can help in choosing right drug to reduce high cholesterol

VA Research Podcasts |
September 2018

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 people with high cholesterol, a risk factor for heart attack, heart disease, and stroke.