PNIBLOG

Pituitary disorders and family

Chronic and/or serious physical illness of any kind has far reaching effects that go far beyond the actual physical symptoms of the disease. Medicine focuses on the patient, so that people close to the patient are often ignored. Read about the deep impact of pituitary disorders on families and what can be done to overcome these challenges.

CerebraCell

Imagine using electricity to non-invasively treat and cure brain cancer. Or stroke. Or Parkinson’s. Or an aneurysm. Or Alzheimer’s, depression, concussion. Dr. Santosh Kesari is a physician scientist who sees the possibilities in the world of alternating electric field therapy.

Steven Augustine NP

Stroke remains a mystery to the majority of this otherwise very well-informed community. Stroke team champions from Pacific Neuroscience Institute and Providence Saint John’s Health Center came out to participate and educate at the 41st Annual Will Rogers 5K & 10K Run on July 4, 2018. Find out how to spot a stroke quickly and save a life.

Take me to Little Company of Mary

As the first Comprehensive Stroke Center in the South Bay, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance has put together an unbeatable team to save patients. Read this heart-warming story about the first patient to be taken to LCM after a change in paramedic routing protocol. Any patients with suspected large vessel occlusions must now be taken directly to a stroke center with 
clot removal capabilities rather than primary stroke centers.

ONS Members Share Resources, Experiences With Philippine Colleagues

Cancers are never confined by borders. For most disease types, the ones seen in clinics and institutions throughout the United States are the same found in other first-, second-, and third-world countries. The realities facing cancer, treatments, and patient outcomes are often challenging to address no matter where you live, and it’s one of the many common threads that tie oncology professionals together the world over. Read about the unique challenges faced in The Philippines.

Airflight safety for Brain Tumor Patients

Thanks to the ever-increasing availability of medical information available online and capabilities for long distance tele-health consultations, patients have many options to undergo multidisciplinary treatment for their conditions with experts worldwide. Find out if it is safe for patients with brain tumors to fly.

Boston Biomedical Wizard201G Trial at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

The Wizard201G clinical trial from Boston Biomedical Inc. is a vaccine treatment for patients with recurrent or progressive GBM following initial treatment. Pacific Neuroscience Institute is a site for this phase 2 study which is currently recruiting. Contact us for eligibility criteria at 310-582-7460.

Clinical Trials At Pacific Neuroscience Institute Banner

Check out Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s advanced clinical trials line up for May 2018. PNI is very excited to announce a new clinical trial for the assessment and treatment of patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma. Find out how Dr. Santosh Kesari’s protocol tackles brain cancer treatment in a whole new way.

Phase One Foundation Grant with Santosh Kesari MD PhD

Dr. Santosh Kesari’s new clinical trial approaches glioblastoma treatment in a whole new way. By giving immunotherapy first rather than radiation and chemotherapy, the patient’s immune system remains uncompromised which could result in better responses and lead to better patient outcomes.