VMC Partners with Stanford University Medical Center in Traumatic Brain Injury Study

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.-Approximately 1.5 million people suffer from Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) each year, and TBIs are the leading cause of disability for individuals under age 44. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is joining Stanford University Medical Center in the Progesterone for the Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury (ProTECT) collaborative study to research if the administration of progesterone improves patient recovery.

“We can achieve exponentially more when public and private entities work together,” said Board of Supervisors President Ken Yeager. “As one of three trauma centers in Santa Clara County, VMC is an ideal partner for Stanford in this important study.”

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