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Sharmyn McGraw at a Patient Support Group
March 28, 2019

The Pituitary Tumor That Changed A Life: Cushing’s Disease

by Guest Author

A former pituitary tumor patient joins forces with the Pacific Pituitary Disorders Center to bring awareness to Cushing's disease and other pituitary tumor-related syndromes. Read about Sharmyn McGraw's 7-year journey.

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March 26, 2019

Clinical Trials Round Up: March 2019

by Mini Gill

The Clinical Trials Team at Pacific Neuroscience Institute is pleased to announce a new clinical trial this month for post-stroke shoulder pain. Find out about this and more neurological trails.

Stem cell therapy and brain health
March 25, 2019

Stem Cell Therapy and Brain Health: The Future Is Now

by Zara Jethani

Clinical trials using stem cells have shown promising early results as cellular therapies in regenerative medicine, as well as in potential anti-cancer applications. Read more about Dr. Achal Singh Achrol's neurosurgery clinical trials program and this leading-edge technology.

March 19, 2019

Nanoparticles as a Next-Generation Drug Delivery In Cancer Treatment

by Guest Author

Nanotechnology is a compelling new drug delivery method in oncology where nanoparticles are engineered to target therapeutics to kill cancer. Find out more in Dr. Venkata Yenugonda's review article in the March 2019 issue International Journal of Nanomedicine.

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March 14, 2019

Dementia Deaths Have More Than Doubled—But How Exactly Can It Kill You?

by Guest Author

Dementia Deaths Have More Than Doubled—But How Exactly Can It Kill You? Doctors explain the deadly complications that can arise from this cluster of conditions.

Spine Care at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
March 12, 2019

Spine Care and Back Pain Relief at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Zara Jethani

The spine plays multiple essential roles in the body and anyone who has had a back issue can attest to how debilitating the pain can be. A new comprehensive specialty spinal care center opens with PNI-South Bay, at Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, California.

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March 5, 2019

Brain Matters: Managing Neuromuscular Conditions

by William Buxton

Disorders of nerves and muscles can develop in the arms and legs over time resulting in more falls while walking and hand weakness. Sensation is diminished and physical, cognitive and emotional health often suffers. Find out more about neuromuscular disorders.

Last updated: July 26th, 2019