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October 30, 2018

by Zara Jethani

Find out how Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s experienced multidisciplinary Brain Health team treats psychiatric and neurological conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss, balance problems, as well as depression and anxiety. Learn more about specialty programs that focus on neuromuscular health and promote healthy brain aging.

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October 29, 2018

by Nikki Mena

Dr. Sarah McEwen's determination to make a difference bridges the gap between academic research and the underserved populations in the community. Her research and clinical work implement physical and cognitive interventions simultaneously during the earliest phases of illness with the possibility of preventing cognitive decline. Read more.

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October 25, 2018

by Daniel F. Kelly

Meningiomas, the most common primary brain tumor, can arise literally anywhere in the intracranial dura - the thick membrane that surrounds the brain - and even inside the fluid filled chambers of the brain. Neurosurgeons need to have a full surgical armamentarium for their removal, ideally using keyhole techniques that maximize tumor removal and minimize risk of collateral damage and complications. Read about Pacific Neuroscience Institute's extensive meningioma experience.

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October 23, 2018

by Steven Augustine

Good news for Santa Monica! Providence Saint John’s has been certified as a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC) by the Joint Commission. Providence Saint John's Health Center (PSJHC) is the first center to receive this level of designation in LA County, and also serves as a comprehensive stroke system for LA County EMS.

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October 17, 2018

by Mini Gill

Find out about the latest clinical trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute for brain tumor, stroke and other neurological areas. Call our center at 310-829-8265 to enroll.

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October 15, 2018

by Guest Author

Experts at the Pacific Brain Health Center face challenges of increasingly prevalent disorders impacting mood, memory, physical health and vitality.

Gary Busey & Dr. Chester Griffiths
October 12, 2018

by Zara Jethani

When well-known actor and comedian Gary Busey came to see Dr. Chester Griffiths, a seemingly innocent nosebleed turned out to be something more sinister.

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October 10, 2018

by Daniel F. Kelly

Pacific Neuroscience Institute & The Ohio State University Surgeons Host Master Class in Keyhole & Endoscopic Brain Surgery in January 2019. Find out more and surgeons can register now.

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October 5, 2018

by Scott Kaiser

Almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women. To help stave off an epidemic of Alzheimer's disease in women, brain health should be at the top of every woman’s healthy living checklist. Find out more.

Dealing with Hemifacial Spasm
October 1, 2018

by Mahyar Pakizegee

Hemifacial spasm is a medical condition characterized by involuntary twitching of the muscles of facial expression affecting one side of the face. Read about a patient's experience in dealing with this condition.

Last updated: October 5th, 2018