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Go Gray In May
May 2, 2021

Go Gray in May for Brain Tumor Awareness

by Zara Jethani

Raise awareness for brain tumor treatment and research by wearing GRAY ribbons, clothes, and masks. Be sure to help spread the word to friends, family, and colleagues. A Few Facts about Brain Tumors Approximately 80% of cancers may metastasize to the brain, these include melanoma (where nearly 50% of cases will...

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March 5, 2021

PNI’s 2020 Year-in-Review & What To Expect in 2021

by Zara Jethani

PNI’s Year-in-Review 2020 was, despite the pandemic, a strong year for clinical care delivered by PNI providers with multiple milestones being achieved.  We’ve entered 2021 with a deep commitment to treating our patients at our ten centers of excellence, doing groundbreaking research, providing innovative clinical...

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December 7, 2020

Everything Parkinson’s Webinar Series: Introduction

by Giselle Tamula

The Pacific Movement Disorders Center kicked off its new monthly Let's Talk Parkinson's webinar series featuring its specialists and care team providers on various topics in Parkinson's disease.

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March 24, 2020

Back to Basics: Facts and FAQs About COVID-19

by Zara Jethani

It is always good to have fact-based, scientific data to inform your decisions, especially in times like these. Here are some basic questions answered, about minimizing exposure to coronavirus COVID-19. Why does washing your hands with soap help? Coronavirus needs a host to survive and...

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February 1, 2020

Is Intermittent Fasting a Good Idea?

by Daniel F. Kelly

Dr. Daniel F. Kelly’s article about intermittent fasting was featured in the Santa Monica Star. Read the article and find out if intermittment fasting is a good idea. 

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August 28, 2019

Strategies for Maximizing Tumor Removal and Gland Preservation for Pituitary Adenomas and Rathke’s Cleft Cysts

by Guest Author

Dr. Daniel Kelly Presents Strategies for Maximizing Tumor Removal and Gland Preservation for Pituitary Adenomas and Rathke's Cleft Cysts. Find out more.

Pacific Rim Master Class in Endoscopic Endonasal and Keyhole Surgery
Pacific Rim Master Class in Endoscopic Endonasal and Keyhole Surgery
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Pacific Rim Master Class in Endoscopic Endonasal and Keyhole Surgery
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Dr. Garni Barkhoudarian at a conference
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Group of medical professionals attending a Pacific Rim conference
August 25, 2019

Pacific Rim Master Class in Endoscopic Endonasal and Keyhole Surgery

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Rim Master Class in Endoscopic Endonasal and Keyhole Surgery was held at Pacific Neuroscience Institute. The course video playlist is now available.

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May 22, 2019

Seattle Science Foundation TV: Endoscopic Assisted Keyhole Approaches For Brain Surgery

by Zara Jethani

Keyhole surgery is the concept of safely removing brain, skull base and pituitary tumors through smaller, more precise openings that minimize collateral damage to surrounding scalp, brain, blood vessels and nerves. A majority of these tumors can now be removed via one of the several keyhole approaches available nowadays, using a small craniotomy (bony skull opening) or an approach through the nostrils. These approaches are technically demanding, require specialized instrumentation, significant surgical expertise and are not appropriate for all tumors. Find out more.

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April 1, 2019

A Day in the Life of a Neurosurgery Fellow

by Mahyar Pakizegee

What is it like to be a brain surgeon? Take a look behind the scenes and follow a young doctor through his day as a neurosurgery fellow in a busy practice at Pacific Neuroscience Institute in Santa Monica, California.

February 18, 2019

Dr. Howard Krauss: How I became a Neuro-Ophthalmologist

by Zara Jethani

Going from aerospace engineering to eye surgery, Dr. Howard R. Krauss is a surgical neuro-ophthalmologist. Hear him explain what that is and how this specialized skill can help patients with tumors affecting the eye and vision.

Last updated: March 13th, 2019