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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.

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August 9, 2022

Foods That May Prevent Dementia

by Guest Author

Pacific Brain Health's Director of Geriatric Cognitive Health, Scott Kaiser, MD, discusses the foods that may prevent dementia and cognitive decline.

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.

Joy For All Robotic Pets comfort dementia patients
July 19, 2022

Robotic Pets Provide Comfort to Dementia Patients

by Amelia Garrison

A donor-funded program at PNI's Pacific Brain Health Center in Santa Monica offers robotic pet therapy for dementia patients.

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.

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June 15, 2022

Learning to Live Out Loud with Brain Cancer | Tatiana Sarkisian

by Anthony Effinger

The Think Neuro podcast from Pacific Neuroscience Institute takes you into the clinic, operating room and laboratory with doctors and surgeons who are tackling the most challenging brain diseases and disorders. Host: Anthony Effinger Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Simplecast Watch: YouTube Episode 29: Show Notes Eight years ago, at...

Last updated: June 18th, 2022