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November 10, 2022

Breaking Barriers for Brain Tumor Research

by Amelia Garrison

Board-certified and fellowship-trained neurosurgeon Garni Barhoudarian, MD, opened the American Brain Tumor Association's BT5K walk and run event in Los Angeles on November 5th, 2022. The annual event promotes brain tumor awareness and support for patients and their families.

November 8, 2022

Discover New Neuro Practice at Providence Saint Joseph’s Medical Center in Burbank, CA

by Amelia Garrison

At Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, PNI physicians provide a full range of advanced neurological diagnostic, treatment, care, and support services.

November 1, 2022

Acromegaly Awareness Day Is November 1st

by PNI Experts

Acromegaly Awareness Day on November 1st is a day to raise awareness of acromegaly, and support those and their loved ones living with the disorder. Discover the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for acromegaly at the Pacific Pituitary Disorders Center in Santa Monica.

October 18, 2022

Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s Top Brain Surgeons Attract Patients from Around the World

by Zara Jethani

PNI leads the way in minimally invasive brain surgery, sending patients home the next day at award-winning Southern California hospitals.

October 11, 2022

Intracranial Meningioma, the Most Common Type of Brain Tumor

by PNI Experts

Intracranial meningiomas are the most common benign brain tumor that develop or arise from any meningeal surface of the brain, and are typically attached to the dura (outer layer of the meninges) but can also occur in the cerebral ventricles.

September 13, 2022

Treatment & Clinical Research for Head and Neck Cancer at PNI

by Guest Author

Evan Walgama, MD, a head and neck surgical oncologist at Pacific Neuroscience Institute's Eye, Ear, and Skull Base Center believes patient decision-making and quality of life are critical metrics in medicine.

August 4, 2022

Largest Study of Brain Tumor “Keyhole” Surgery for Meningiomas

by PNI Experts

PNI surgeons demonstrate outstanding outcomes with minimally invasive keyhole surgery for meningioma brain tumors, in groundbreaking 13-year study.

Stem cell therapy and brain health
August 1, 2022

Stem Cell Therapy and Brain Health: The Future Is Now

by PNI Experts

Clinical trials using stem cells have shown promising early results as cellular therapies in regenerative medicine, as well as in potential anti-cancer applications. Read more about Dr. Achal Singh Achrol's neurosurgery clinical trials program and this leading-edge technology.

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July 27, 2022

Neurology and Neurosurgery High Level Performance Recognized at Providence Hospitals

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute teams in Neurology and Neurosurgery contribute to High Performing Hospitals in US News & World Report rankings.

July 12, 2022

Trials for Patients with Brain Tumors and Difficult Diseases

by Guest Author

Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD, of Pacific Neuroscience Institute is the principal investigator for more than a dozen clinical trials, of which 8 are brain tumor-related. Dr. Kesari is Director of Neuro-oncology at PNI, and Chair and Professor of the Department of Translational Neurosciences at Saint John’s Cancer Institute. He is ranked among the top 1 percent of neuro-oncologists and neurologists in the nation, according to Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, and is an internationally recognized scientist and clinician.

Last updated: August 17th, 2022