Clinical Trials

Michael Rezak, MD, PhD, Brings Advanced Movement Disorders Program to Health Quest

Vassar Brothers Medical Center has established an integrated program of comprehensive care for conditions including Parkinson’s disease, chorea, dystonia, essential tremor, Huntington’s disease, Tourette syndrome and other rare movement disorders. Board-certified neurologist Michael Rezak, MD, PhD, directs the Movement Disorders Program, which offers state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatments, as well as support services. The program will also build on Dr. Rezak’s national reputation for clinical research and serve as an educational resource for patients and providers.


Fueling the Debate on Statin Use in Older Adults

The use of statins for primary cardiovascular disease prevention in adults over age 75 is clouded in uncertainty. A recent study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that statins may significantly lower mortality risk in older adults. That only underscores the need for a large-scale, prospective, randomized clinical trial, researchers say.


Brain & Spine Surgeons of New York: Providing Leading-edge Care across a Broad Region

The recent expansion of Brain & Spine Surgeons of New York (BSSNY) unites the high-level expertise of a growing cadre of specialists in a single practice, significantly widening BSSNY’s geographic reach and making it the largest neurosurgical provider in the Hudson Valley.