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UCSF, GE, agencies team up to define, attack traumatic brain injuries
San Francisco Business Times

UCSF will collaborate with General Electric, other universities, the Defense Department and other government agencies, and patient advocacy groups through a $17 million, five-year project to devise better ways to run clinical trials aimed at new drugs and medical devices for traumatic brain injuries. The project will look at data from thousands of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, patients to find effective measures of brain injury and recovery. It will use blood biomarkers, new imaging equipment and software and other tools.

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