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December 16, 2021

PNI Receives Nation’s Highest Ranking Doctor Awards

by Amelia Garrison

This year, 1 in 2 of PNI’s physicians and affiliates received a Super Doctor or Rising Star award. This achievement makes PNI one of the highest-ranking care facilities for neurosurgery and neurology in the United States. 

December 9, 2021

Elaine’s Story: How Giving Back Is Helping Me Heal After the Death of My Husband

by Amelia Garrison

Elaine Lipworth, Senior Content Writer at Thrive Global, writes about her donation to Dr. Santosh Kesari's Neuroscience Research at Pacific Neuroscience Institute after the death of her husband.

Clinical trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
December 1, 2021

The Role of Clinical Trials at PNI

by Amelia Garrison

Clinical trials are research studies that play a critical role in the advancement of clinical and medical knowledge about disease. At Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI), there are a number of upcoming and ongoing trials for patients with various neurological conditions.

Holiday Cheer NOT fear
November 30, 2021

Dealing with Dementia – Holiday Cheer NOT Fear

by Scott Kaiser

For people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease—the most common form of dementia and a condition that affects nearly 6 million Americans­—the holiday festivities can present some unique challenges. Read about some things to keep in mind to help us all feel that holiday cheer as we head into “the most wonderful time of the year.”

TRIP Program Research Merchandise
November 19, 2021

PNI and Alzheimer’s Los Angeles Partner Up

by Amelia Garrison

Pacific Neuroscience Institute Foundation proudly sponsored Alzheimer's LA's 2021 40th anniversary event, Making Memories Festival.

November 17, 2021

Coping with a Glioblastoma Diagnosis | Dr. Akanksha Sharma & Maria Quiban Whitesell

by Anthony Effinger

There are few cancers more challenging than glioblastomas. While there is currently no cure for these brain tumors, patients and their caregivers can take steps to maximize their quality of life once they learn their diagnosis. Dr. Akanksha Sharma and TV meteorologist and author Maria Quiban Whitesell both know a lot about doing just that.

November 11, 2021

5 Ways To Avoid Spasticity

by Amelia Garrison

Spasticity diagnosis? Dr. Natalie Diaz at Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) discusses spasticity and the five ways to avoid it.

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November 1, 2021

7 Common Questions about Alzheimer’s Disease

by Guest Author

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition that affects thinking, behavior and social skills. Dr. Verna Porter, Director of the Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease and Neurocognitive Disorders Program at Pacific Brain Health Center, talked about some everyday questions that people have with regard to this disease. 1....

CME Integrating lifestyle strategies for neurologic disease
October 27, 2021

Integrating Lifestyle Strategies into the Care of Neurologic Disease – Brain Health CME Course

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.

Last updated: November 5th, 2021