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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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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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From 35,000 feet to the OR: Rod Diridon’s VMC story

Yes, that Rod Diridon. The former Santa Clara County Supervisor is one of VMC’s greatest champions. This past December, VMC helped repay the favor.

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Stem Cell Research - a promise we must keep

Stem Cell Research – a promise we must keep

The Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) Rehabilitation Center, in partnership with Stanford Hospital, launched a groundbreaking study in 2011 to establish the promise of embryonic stem cells in treating spinal cord injuries. However, the momentum of this historic collaboration is threatened and your help is needed to continue this valuable research. In November 2011, Geron announced that it […]

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