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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.

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.

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.

Jennifer Bramen Professional Spotlight
April 25, 2022

Professional Spotlight: Dr. Jennifer Bramen’s Innovations in Science & Technology

by Amelia Garrison

Jennifer Bramen, PhD, is dedicated to improving the lives of patients through patient-centered technology at Pacific Brain Health Center.

iPACES neuro-exergame clinical trial study 2022
March 18, 2022

iPACES: Neuro-exergame Study for Patients With Mild Cognitive Impairment

by Guest Author

Multi-center trial iPACES, launches to study the connection between exercise and brain health with a specialized and patented neuro-exergame.

Brain Tumor Radiation Therapy IORT
January 20, 2022

PNI team at Saint John’s first in the nation to treat glioblastoma patient with revolutionary radiation therapy

by Guest Author

Using the Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy System, the landmark procedure may help extend progression free survival and improve quality of life for those battling deadly form of cancer. SANTA MONICA, CA – A team of multidisciplinary specialists at the Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) became the first in...

Pacific Brain Health Center Building
January 12, 2022

Psilocybin Clinical Trial for Depression Launches at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) located at Providence Saint John's Health Center, has activated a new psilocybin clinical trial and has begun participant enrollment.

January 1, 2022

PNI Founders’ Message 2022

by Daniel F. Kelly

At Pacific Neuroscience Institute, we are looking forward to what lies ahead with fresh excitement. Neurological diseases do not stop and neither have we.

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.

Last updated: December 13th, 2021