Nation’s first clinical trial for infant stroke begins at Fralin Biomedical
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Strokes are devastating events often associated with people over 65. But large numbers of infants have strokes, too. Now, in the nation’s first multicenter pediatric stroke recovery trial, researchers and clinicians from 12 sites across the United States, including the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, will evaluate a new approach.
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