The John Wayne Cancer Institute Auxiliary (JWCIA) honored neurologist and neuro-oncologist Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD, with “The Duke” Special Service Award, and philanthropist and President of Premier Girls Fastpitch Dan Hay with the Generation of Hope Award, at La Odisea, the 34th Odyssey Ball on May 4, 2019. Read more.
Dr. Elmar Nurmemmedov’s fascination with science has taken him across the world to discover drugs that will help cure cancer. Find out more.
A recently published paper by Pacific Neuroscience Institute researchers suggests a promising new approach for a biopsy-free method to identify primary brain tumor genetics for personalized treatment options.
Clinical trials using stem cells have shown promising early results as cellular therapies in regenerative medicine, as well as in potential anti-cancer applications. Read more about Dr. Achal Singh Achrol’s neurosurgery clinical trials program and this leading-edge technology.
Nanotechnology is a compelling new drug delivery method in oncology where nanoparticles are engineered to target therapeutics to kill cancer. Find out more in Dr. Venkata Yenugonda’s review article in the March 2019 issue International Journal of Nanomedicine.
Dr. Yenugonda is driven by his desire to better mankind by developing safe, effective and affordable drugs for difficult diseases that can be easily accessed by everyone. Utilizes a unique, two-pronged approach, he combines drug discovery tools and nanotechnology tools to circumvent existing clinical problems. Learn more.
Dr. Sarah McEwen’s determination to make a difference bridges the gap between academic research and the underserved populations in the community. Her research and clinical work implement physical and cognitive interventions simultaneously during the earliest phases of illness with the possibility of preventing cognitive decline. Read more.
Imagine using electricity to non-invasively treat and cure brain cancer. Or stroke. Or Parkinson’s. Or an aneurysm. Or Alzheimer’s, depression, concussion. Dr. Santosh Kesari is a physician scientist who sees the possibilities in the world of alternating electric field therapy.
Thanks to the ever-increasing availability of medical information available online and capabilities for long distance tele-health consultations, patients have many options to undergo multidisciplinary treatment for their conditions with experts worldwide. Find out if it is safe for patients with brain tumors to fly.
Featured at the SoCal Biomedical Conference in September 2017, Drs. Chester Griffiths and Santosh Kesari highlight Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s unique collaborative approach to research and patient care.