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CME Integrating lifestyle strategies for neurologic disease
October 27, 2021

Integrating Lifestyle Strategies into the Care of Neurologic Disease

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute announces an exciting brain health CME course for practicing clinical professionals. Registration is open.

Migraines Dr. Dorothy Dada
October 20, 2021

The Mystery of Migraines and How to Treat Them | Dr. Dorothy Dada

by Anthony Effinger

If you’ve never had a migraine headache, you are lucky. Sufferers say the pain alone is wretched, and there are a host of other awful symptoms. Listen to this episode of Think Neuro to learn how experts like Dr. Dorothy Dada are tackling this debilitating—and all too common—ailment.

doctor daniel kelly think neuro podcast
September 15, 2021

On COVID-19, Brain Surgery, and Never Wasting a Crisis | Dr. Daniel Kelly

by Anthony Effinger

Listen to this episode to hear Dr. Kelly speak about how PNI made the most of the pandemic, for its patients, and for science. The PNI team used anesthesia with fewer side effects, cut down on narcotics, and did immediate postoperative CT scans. The result: ICU use fell to 29% from 54%, and 41.4 percent of patients went home on day one.

Dinner of Champions
September 9, 2021

PNI Celebrates 2021 MS Dinner of Champions Honorees

by Amelia Garrison

Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) is a proud sponsor of the Los Angeles Dinner of Champions, an annual gala event hosted by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS). The event raises awareness and critical funding for research and programs for the one million people living with...

Best Doctors 2021 PNI
August 30, 2021

PNI Physicians Receive Best Doctor 2021 Awards

by Amelia Garrison

Best Doctors has awarded five Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) physicians with the Best Doctor 2021 Award. The award, which is determined by the impartial peer-review selection process of thousands of leading specialists across the country, delivers a comprehensive evaluation of the brightest minds in medicine...

Providence Saint John's Health Center
August 10, 2021

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica Named among Top 50 Hospitals in the United States for Neurology and Neurosurgery

by Amelia Garrison

U.S. News & World Report highlights quality, specialty care Providence Southern California hospitals and affiliates received more than 100 honors from the U.S. News & World Report, which released its Best Hospital ratings in July 2021. The report, which reviews hospital performance in adult, pediatric,...

Psilocybin & the TRIP program at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
June 14, 2021

Psilocybin and the TRIP Program at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Guest Author

A growing body of research now supports the potential use of mushrooms containing the chemical psilocybin for a range of cognitive, mental and behavior disorders. Several research projects at Pacific Neuroscience Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center are aimed at determining the safety and...

June is Myasthenia gravis awareness month
June 1, 2021

What is Myasthenia Gravis?

by William Buxton

June is Myasthenia Gravis awareness month. Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a disorder of nerves and muscles that occurs when nerves and muscles don’t communicate well. Patients usually first notice symptoms when muscles that are used continuously throughout the day start getting weak, usually later in the...

May 21, 2021

Exercise Your Body to Keep Your Brain Strong | Dr. Sarah McEwen

by Anthony Effinger

The Think Neuro podcast from Pacific Neuroscience Institute takes you into the clinic, operating room and laboratory with doctors and surgeons who are tackling the most challenging brain diseases and disorders. Host: Anthony Effinger Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Simplecast Watch: YouTube Episode 16: Show Notes Dr. Sarah McEwen has...

Think Neuro Podcast Episode 14 Cover Dr. Gowrinathan
March 17, 2021

Treating the Effects of Cancer on Mind and Spirit | Dr. Shanthi Gowrinathan

by Anthony Effinger

Cancer takes a toll on the mind, too, no matter what organ system it affects. Dr. Shanthi Gowrinathan has seen all of these things. She’s the Director of Psycho-Oncology at PNI, and she specializes in the mental health of cancer patients.

Last updated: March 19th, 2021