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Former NICU patient now lecturing on DNA therapy

Dana was born in 2004 at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center weighing just 530 grams.  That’s just over 1 pound. Her parents, Greg and Fan, were brought to VMC via another hospital because of VMC’s ability to manage high-risk deliveries and very low birth weight infants. “We knew of Valley Medical; it’s well-known for providing […]

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Concussions: When in doubt, sit ‘em out!

I’ve never seen so many big, bald dudes in one room at the same time. Yes—these are my people. But seriously… the event Sunday, July 21 was extremely important and the VMC Foundation is proud to have helped make it happen. 700 Pop Warner Football and Cheer coaches from around California assembled in San Jose […]

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VIDEO: NBC Bay Area on VMCs “groundbreaking” spinal cord injury clinical trial

View more videos at: http://nbcbayarea.com. The following story was posted on the NBC Bay Area website on Saturday, June 15, 2013.  Story by Marianne Favro.  For more info, visit http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Research-Aimed-at-Helping-Patients-With-Spinal-Cord-Injuries-Gain-Mobility-211637401.html. Tom Anderson is a determined man. He’s working hard in rehab to increase his mobility after he broke his neck and pinched his spinal cord last […]

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New Institute of Regenerative Medicine being generated at VMC!

“As a physician and researcher at Stanford University and the Palo Alto VA, I was very gratified to see world leaders in spinal cord injury and regenerative medicine come together in conferences on the Stanford campus two weeks ago.  This collaboration is remarkable and essential for translating regeneration research into clinical treatments. SCVMC Rehab has […]

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Donors Help Make VMC’s Regional Burn Center a Healing Place for Families

(The following story was originally published in the Fall 2012 issue of the VMC Foundation Impact Report, available online by clicking here.) When 16 month-old Anavieve reached for a hot cup of tea, parents Christina and Teddy watched in horror as scalding liquid rained down over her chest, back and face. Knowing she would need medical attention, they called 911. Emergency Medical Techs on the scene told […]

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