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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.

CME Integrating lifestyle strategies for neurologic disease
October 27, 2021

Integrating Lifestyle Strategies into the Care of Neurologic Disease – Brain Health CME Course

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute announces an exciting brain health CME course for practicing clinical professionals. Registration is open.

Dinner of Champions
September 9, 2021

PNI Celebrates 2021 MS Dinner of Champions Honorees

by Amelia Garrison

Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) is a proud sponsor of the Los Angeles Dinner of Champions, an annual gala event hosted by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS). The event raises awareness and critical funding for research and programs for the one million people living with...

Best Doctors 2021 PNI
August 30, 2021

PNI Physicians Receive Best Doctor 2021 Awards

by Amelia Garrison

Best Doctors has awarded five Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) physicians with the Best Doctor 2021 Award. The award, which is determined by the impartial peer-review selection process of thousands of leading specialists across the country, delivers a comprehensive evaluation of the brightest minds in medicine...

Providence Saint John's Health Center
August 10, 2021

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica Named among Top 50 Hospitals in the United States for Neurology and Neurosurgery

by Amelia Garrison

U.S. News & World Report highlights quality, specialty care Providence Southern California hospitals and affiliates received more than 100 honors from the U.S. News & World Report, which released its Best Hospital ratings in July 2021. The report, which reviews hospital performance in adult, pediatric,...

Insurance Discussion - Illustration via iSTOCK
June 28, 2021

Insurance providers should not be playing doctor

by Barbara Giesser

Legislature has the chance to change standards insurers use when deciding on medications patients are allowed to receive. As a multiple sclerosis neurologist, I see patients with chronic medical conditions. While these diseases are not curable, they are treatable with appropriate strategies, including medications that...

PNI Think Neuro Podcast
June 18, 2021

Staying Cool and Living Well with Multiple Sclerosis | Dr. Barbara S. Giesser

by Guest Author

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 17: Show Notes Multiple Sclerosis is an...

Neurodiagnostic Treatment Suite at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
May 28, 2021

Neurodiagnostic Treatment Suite at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Zara Jethani

The Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s state-of-the-art Neurodiagnostic Treatment Suite is complete and providing infusion therapies for a variety of neurological conditions including Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and pituitary disorders such as Pituitary Adenomas. Launched in April 2021, the facility represents another convenience for our patients where they...

Multiple Sclerosis and Vision
May 10, 2021

Effects of Multiple Sclerosis on Vision

by PNI Experts

BY BARBARA S. GIESSER, MD & HOWARD R. KRAUSS, MD Many neurologic disorders can affect vision. The branch of Ophthalmology that deals with visual problems that are due to involvement of the nervous system is called Neuro-Ophthalmology. Neuro-ophthalmologists and neurologists work together to diagnose, treat and...

syringe in vaccine bottle
March 23, 2021

Multiple Sclerosis and COVID-19 Vaccines

by Barbara Giesser

March is National Multiple Sclerosis Awareness month. When the COVID-19 pandemic first emerged, there were many questions about how persons with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) would be affected.  Now a year later, we have answers to some of those questions, and other issues that have yet...

Last updated: May 11th, 2021