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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...

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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.

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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...

Brain Health
February 12, 2021

6 Ways to Improve Brain Health

by Sarah McEwen, PhD

The ability to maintain one’s brain health throughout one’s life should be of utmost importance in pursuing health and longevity. The brain is remarkably plastic (neuroplasticity) giving it the ability to change and improve throughout your lifetime. Neural connections in the brain can adjust and...

Digital health
February 8, 2021

Becoming Bionic and the Rise of Digital Health Solutions

by Santosh Kesari

Technology apps give you power in cancer care In a terrible accident, astronaut Steve Austin was severely injured and rushed to a top-secret high-tech facility. In a government-sanctioned surgery, scientists and doctors worked around the clock using experimental technology to install a bionic arm, eye,...

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January 20, 2021

Alzheimer’s: Too Common, and So Mysterious | Dr. Verna Porter

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 12: Show Notes One in ten Americans...

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.

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December 31, 2020

Combining Psychedelic Science and Wisdom at TRIP │A PNI Panel

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...

Last updated: December 31st, 2020