$11.5 investment made to examine therapies for California brain injuries

by bil | October 5th, 2007

A clinical trial will occur in 12 U.S. cities aimed to help children who have suffered traumatic California brain injuries.

Patients must have received a severe California brain injury caused by blunt trauma, such as those caused by California auto accidents. The trial is expected to last five years and will test induced hypothermia as a therapy for brain swelling in children who have suffered a serious California head injury.

The Davis Medical Center at the University of California will be one of the main participants in the trial.

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