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Clinical Trials Round Up May 2018 Pacific Neuroscience Institute

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.

cushing's disease

The root cause of many hormonal imbalances is a small pea-size gland, the pituitary, sitting at the base of the brain, which often houses the tiniest of tumors. Patient advocate, Sharmyn McGraw raises awareness for the debilitating and often over-looked Cushing’s disease.

April is Parkinson's disease awareness month

Advances in management of motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD) have been seen in recent years
 in both medical management and surgical management. However, both PD patients and their physicians may not be familiar with the increasing options and so may not be taking advantage of available treatments.

New PNI outpatient clinic, Santa Monica, CA

A renovated 1950’s Santa Monica historical building opens as Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s new state-of-the-art clinic. Find out about this one-stop-shop, multi-specialty neuroscience institute which provides comprehensive care all under one roof, for patients with a wide spectrum of neurological conditions.

PNI neurosurgery educational partnership with Fudan University

Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s neurosurgery educational partnership exchange with Fudan University in Shanghai, China moves to the next level with a new live stream videoconference. Learn how this program is bringing minimally invasive endoscopic surgery knowledge across the globe.

Clinical Trials At Pacific Neuroscience Institute Banner

Pacific Neuroscience Institute is pleased to announce a new clinical trial for traumatic brain injury patients who have been suffering from chronic motor deficits for more than a year. This study is currently enrolling patients. Clinical trials help bring much needed treatments and therapies to market. Find out more about PNI trials for treatment of primary brain tumors such as glioblastoma, metastatic brain tumors that arise from cancers affecting the breast, lung or skin, quality and outcomes research and other neurological studies.

Brain recovery after traumatic brain injury clinical trial banner

Pacific Neuroscience Institute opens a novel stem cell therapy clinical trial, which delivers stem cells for brain recovery after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in people who have had chronic motor deficits for over a year following TBI. Read about this groundbreaking trial.

Brain and Pituitary Surgeons Dr. Garni Barkhoudarian (lt) and Dr. Sheri Palejwalla (rt)

It has been an exciting time for pituitary surgeons specializing in pituitary and skull base care with back-to-back meetings in San Diego, California. Here are some PNI highlights from the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS) & International Society for Pituitary Surgeons (ISPS) Annual Meetings, 2018.