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May 12, 2022

Celebrating EMS Week | Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Guest Author

Pacific Neuroscience Institute celebrated EMS week with events and training on advanced stroke knowledge and lifesaving care.

Maria Quiban Brain Tumor Awareness PNI Saint John's
May 10, 2022

Celebrity Guests Raise Brain Tumor Awareness at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Amelia Garrison

Good Day LA meteorologist Maria Quiban and brain tumor survivor Tatiana Sarkisian kicked off Brain Tumor Awareness Month at PNI's Social Hour on May 3rd, 2022.

Brain Tumor Awareness Month
May 2, 2022

Providence Saint John’s patients, doctors, nurses ‘Go Gray’ for Brain Tumor Awareness Month

by PNI Experts

Tatiana Sarkisian is on a mission. As a brain cancer patient and survivor, the 31-year-old hopes to use her voice to create lasting change in cancer care, brain health and ongoing support for brain tumor patients.

Parkinson's Disease | Symptoms & Treatments at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
April 29, 2022

What is Parkinson’s Disease?

by Natalie Diaz

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disease of the nervous system marked by tremor, muscular rigidity, and slow, imprecise movement.

Hearing loss quality of live
April 27, 2022

How does hearing loss impact quality of life? | Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by PNI Experts

Hearing loss is highly associated with increased rates of depression, feelings of isolation, cognitive decline, and dementia.

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.

MIND Diet
April 11, 2022

What is the MIND diet?

by Molly Rapozo

The MIND diet aims to reduce dementia and the decline in brain health that often occurs as people age. It combines aspects of two well-researched diets, the Mediterranean Diet and Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH).

Go Gray In May
April 1, 2022

May Is Brain Tumor Awareness Month

by Akanksha Sharma

May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. We “Go Gray in May” and celebrate our patients, their loved ones, and their important journeys with a full calendar of special events. Raising Awareness for Brain Tumors Our brain tumor patients and their loved ones often report that...

Retina AI analysis of neural tissue
March 15, 2022

AI Analysis of Retinal Photography May Predict Serious Health Issues

by Amelia Garrison

A recent study conducted by researchers in China, Australia, and Germany, indicates that AI analysis of retinal photography may help medical professionals identify health complications before symptoms appear. The study coupled Deep Learning (DL) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to analyze images from the back surface of the eye, or fundus, which is comprised of neural tissue. The results have opened the door to the future of personalized (and preventative) medicine.

Alzheimer's cognitive decline memory loss
March 8, 2022

Alzheimer’s FAQs (3/3): Tips for supporting a loved one with cognitive decline

by PNI Experts

When supporting people with cognitive impairment, it can be helpful to remember that memory problems, personality changes, and other functional limitations are not intentional. A little patience can go a long way…and when it comes to dementia we could all use a little more empathy.

Last updated: April 18th, 2022