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Jean-Philippe Langevin MD and Melita Petrossian MD
January 7, 2021

Innovative Deep Brain Stimulation device reads brain signals, allowing for individualized treatment for Parkinson’s patients

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center among first treatment sites SANTA MONICA (January 7, 2021) – Pacific Neuroscience Institute is the first provider in the Providence health system to treat a patient with an innovative surgically implanted Deep Brain Stimulation device. Used...

Parkinson's disease
January 4, 2021

Everything Parkinson’s Webinar Series: Motor Symptoms Medications Update

by Giselle Tamula

JANUARY 2021 Current and future medications The Pacific Movement Disorders Center hosted the second Everything Parkinson’s webinar series installment.   The lecture in January 2021 “Update on medications for motor symptoms of PD” was given by Movement Disorders medical director, Dr. Melita Petrossian.   Dr. Petrossian...

PNI 2021
January 1, 2021

PNI Founders’ Message 2021

by Guest Author

Although our medical community continues to strain under the burden of COVID-19, there has been hope, determination and progress. Neurological diseases do not stop and neither have we at Pacific Neuroscience Institute.

Parkinson's Disease Webinar Cover Bright and Bumpy Road
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.

Dementia with Lewy Bodies Phase 2 Clinical Trial
October 30, 2020

New Drug for Lewy Body Dementia Shows Promise

by Guest Author

Drug shows encouraging signs for patients of less common type of dementia. Pacific Neuroscience Institute located at Providence Saint John’s Health Center among sites for clinical trial.

Person typing wearing a Cala Trio Wearable
August 27, 2020

Wrist Band Helps Control Hand Tremors In Essential Tremor Patients

by Zara Jethani

Imagine trying to drink a glass of water on a hot day, only to find that you can’t hold your glass steady; or trying to button a shirt but you’re unable to align the buttonhole.

August 7, 2020

Neurology and Neurosurgery High Performance Recognized at Providence Hospitals and Affiliates

by Zara Jethani

U.S. News & World Report highlights quality, specialty care Ten Providence Southern California hospitals and affiliated partners in Los Angeles and Orange counties earned recognition on July 28, 2020, from U.S. News & World Report. With approximately 415 acute care hospitals in California, the 10...

Clinical Trials Round Up July 2020
August 4, 2020

Neuroscience Clinical Trials Round-Up: July 2020

by Mini Gill

Find out about the new and ongoing neuroscience clinical trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute, addressing difficult diseases such as brain tumors.

Dr Natalie Diaz talking about the importance of sleep
July 1, 2020

The Importance of Sleep: Part Two

by Natalie Diaz

Dr. Natalie Diaz is a movement disorders specialist. In this PNI Minute, she talks about sleep and diseases like Parkinson’s disease.

Natalie Diaz
July 1, 2020

The Importance of Sleep: Part One

by Natalie Diaz

Dr. Natalie Diaz is a movement disorders specialist. In this PNI Minute, she reviews the importance of sleep in a two part series. Today I want to talk about sleep and how important sleep is for proper brain function, to reduce aging, and also for...

Last updated: July 9th, 2020