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Los Angeles Magazine Top Doctors 2021
April 9, 2021

Pacific Neuroscience Institute Physicians Named “L.A.’s Top Doctors” of 2021

by Caroline Mekhiel

This year, seven of Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s physicians were included in Los Angeles Magazine’s April 2021 roster of “L.A.’s Top Doctors.” The results were based on a Los Angeles Magazine survey that asked physicians throughout Los Angeles County to identify the doctors they considered to be at the...

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March 18, 2021

Pacific Neuroscience Institute Launches New Psychedelic-Assisted Clinical Trial

by Zara Jethani

Nature-themed visual experience and psilocybin therapy used for treatment of alcohol use disorder SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 18, 2021— Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) has launched its first psychedelic-assisted clinical trial and begun participant enrollment. The Visual Healing® study is a collaboration among PNI, award-winning filmmaker...

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March 5, 2021

PNI’s 2020 Year-in-Review & What To Expect in 2021

by Zara Jethani

PNI’s Year-in-Review 2020 was, despite the pandemic, a strong year for clinical care delivered by PNI providers with multiple milestones being achieved.  We’ve entered 2021 with a deep commitment to treating our patients at our ten centers of excellence, doing groundbreaking research, providing innovative clinical...

Depression
January 18, 2021

What is Ketamine Therapy?

by Keith Heinzerling

Ketamine is approved for use at high doses as an anesthetic in the operating room. Although not FDA-approved, lower dose “sub-anesthetic” ketamine injections are used “off-label” to treat depression, pain, and other mental health/substance use disorders.  In recent times, there have been many factors contributing...

PNI 2021
January 1, 2021

PNI Founders’ Message 2021

by Guest Author

Although our medical community continues to strain under the burden of COVID-19, there has been hope, determination and progress. Neurological diseases do not stop and neither have we at Pacific Neuroscience Institute.

Think Neuro Podcast The Promise of Psychedelics with Dr. Keith Heinzerling & Louie Schwartzberg
November 18, 2020

The Promise of Psychedelics | Dr. Keith Heinzerling & Louie Schwartzberg

by Anthony Effinger

If you believe you are experiencing a medical or life-threatening emergency Call 911 immediately. Do not rely on communication through this website for urgent medical needs. The Think Neuro podcast from Pacific Neuroscience Institute takes you into the clinic, operating room and laboratory with doctors and surgeons...

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May 4, 2020

Here We Grow Again – Expanding Brain Health Services in Southern California

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Brain Health Center expands to provide necessary services for more patients.

March 26, 2020

Managing Stress, Isolation, and Risk of Drug or Alcohol Relapse During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Keith Heinzerling

The affects of social distancing are a serious concern. Those who suffer from drug or alcohol problems are not only at risk of exposure, but may also be at risk of a relapse. How can stress and isolation during COVID-19 result in a relapse? The...

Last updated: March 31st, 2020