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Caregivers left behind
December 28, 2020

Supporting Family Members, Friends and Caregivers After Loss

by Santosh Kesari

This article was published on U.S News and World report, December 11, 2020 For loved ones left behind during the pandemic, suffering may endure for years. AS I WRITE THIS, COVID-19 has taken the lives of nearly 300,000 Americans. Each death leaves behind a circle of...

Medscape Dr. Walavan Sivakumar
December 25, 2020

Professional Spotlight: Dr. Walavan Sivakumar

by Guest Author

As part of Medscape's celebration of its 25th anniversary this year, it is recognizing 25 young physicians who are rising stars in medicine. Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s Walavan Sivakumar, MD, was selected for this exclusive honor.

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December 21, 2020

Living with Multiple Sclerosis, Living a Full Life

by Guest Author

In the Multiple Sclerosis Special Fall 2020 issue of Brain & Life, guest editor, Barbara Giesser, MD, FAAN, FANA, writes, “Living with multiple sclerosis requires patience and diligence, but the prognosis for leading a full life is better than ever.”

Tiffany Juarez Mission Spirit Award Team Picture
December 11, 2020

Congratulations to Tiffany Juarez, PhD for the Mission Spirit Award

by Mini Gill

Congratulations to Tiffany Juarez, PhD, for receiving the Saint John’s Cancer Institute Q3 2020 Mission Spirit Award! Tiffany is an incredible Program Manager in the Department of Translational Neurosciences. She is an outstanding and dedicated caregiver who truly lives the spirit of our Mission and...

Parkinson's Disease Webinar Cover Bright and Bumpy Road
December 7, 2020

Everything Parkinson’s Webinar Series: Introduction

by Giselle Tamula

The Pacific Movement Disorders Center kicked off its new monthly Let's Talk Parkinson's webinar series featuring its specialists and care team providers on various topics in Parkinson's disease.

November Clinical Trials at PNI
December 2, 2020

Clinical Trials Round-Up: December 2020

by Mini Gill

New Studies Blue Earth Diagnostics FLC-219: (PDF): An Open-label, Single-arm, Single-dose, Prospective, Multicenter Phase 2b Study to Establish Image Interpretation Criteria for 18F-Fluciclovine Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in Detecting Recurrent Brain Metastases After Radiation Therapy (PURSUE) (NCT04410367) Actively Recruiting Studies Brain Cancer (Primary) – Glioma Aadi Bioscience (PDF): A...

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December 1, 2020

Exciting Strides Forward for Parkinson’s Disease

by Melita Petrossian

There’s a perception that because there isn’t a cure for PD, that means there’s no treatment, no way to improve symptoms, no way to improve quality of life. This is absolutely WRONG – there’s always more we can do!

Last updated: December 1st, 2020