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Melissa Coleman PNI Foundation VP builds up the neurosciences at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
January 10, 2023

PNI Foundation VP Melissa Coleman Builds Up the Neurosciences

by Amelia Garrison

With nearly two decades of nonprofit management and fundraising experience, Melissa B. Coleman, Esq, Vice President of the PNI Foundation (PNIF), is an expert at building programmatic research teams in support of neurosciences.

August 30, 2022

Social Isolation May Increase Stroke and Heart Attack Risk in Older Adults

by Amelia Garrison

Social isolation, characterized as infrequent interaction with others, may increase the risk of stroke and heart attack in older adults. Neurointerventional surgeon Sandra Narayanan of the Pacific Stroke and Neurovascular Center, explained.

August 16, 2022

Improving Stroke Diagnosis: PNI Stroke Team Presents Life-Saving Research

by Guest Author

Director of the Pacific Stroke and Neurovascular Center, Jason Tarpley, MD, PhD, presented how AI-based gaze deviation detection could aid LVO diagnosis in NCCT at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery's (SNIS) 19th annual meeting in Toronto, 2022.

220726 USNWR award
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.

13 years post stroke Pacific Neuroscience Institute stroke support group leader
July 5, 2022

Stroke Survivor Leads Stroke Support Groups

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Stroke and Neurovascular Center 's patient support group leader Dana Rivera celebrates her 13th year post-stroke and talks about her journey from devastation to success.

June 28, 2022

PNI Experts Share Brain Health Tips for 4th of July 

by PNI Experts

Learn how to protect your brain health when watching fireworks, enjoy foods cooked on the grill, and avoid undue stress if you have a neurodegenerative disease.

June 24, 2022

PNI’s Affiliate Hospitals Announce National Stroke Award 2022

by Amelia Garrison

Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI)'s affiliate hospitals Providence Little Company of Mary Torrance and Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica received The American Heart Association's national stroke awards for 2022.

June 15, 2022

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, Explained by Dr. Amit Kochhar

by PNI Experts

Pacific Neuroscience Institute's facial nerve expert, Dr. Amit Kochhar, Director of the Facial Nerve Disorders Program, explains how Ramsay Hunt Syndrome - a rare virus also known to cause chickenpox and shingles - recently led to the 28-year-old pop star Justin Bieber’s facial paralysis. 

June 7, 2022

VR Games Could Offer Hope for Delaying Dementia

by Guest Author

Virtual reality games that combine physical activity and brain-training may help slow cognitive decline in older adults, research at Pacific Neuroscience Institute suggests.

June 1, 2022

Walking for Brain Tumor Awareness at PNI

by Amelia Garrison

PNI experts joined the brain tumor community for a special walk around Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica on May 26th, 2022 . Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) concluded Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2022 with a special walk around Providence Saint John’s Health Center...

Last updated: June 14th, 2022