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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 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.

Stem cell therapy and brain health
August 1, 2022

Stem Cell Therapy and Brain Health: The Future Is Now

by PNI Experts

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.

July 12, 2022

Trials for Patients with Brain Tumors and Difficult Diseases

by Guest Author

Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD, of Pacific Neuroscience Institute is the principal investigator for more than a dozen clinical trials, of which 8 are brain tumor-related. Dr. Kesari is Director of Neuro-oncology at PNI, and Chair and Professor of the Department of Translational Neurosciences at Saint John’s Cancer Institute. He is ranked among the top 1 percent of neuro-oncologists and neurologists in the nation, according to Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, and is an internationally recognized scientist and clinician.

June 7, 2022

VR Games Could Offer Hope for Delaying Dementia

by Guest Author

Virtual reality games that combine physical activity and brain-training may help slow cognitive decline in older adults, research at Pacific Neuroscience Institute suggests.

Jennifer Bramen Professional Spotlight
April 25, 2022

Professional Spotlight: Dr. Jennifer Bramen’s Innovations in Science & Technology

by Amelia Garrison

Jennifer Bramen, PhD, is dedicated to improving the lives of patients through patient-centered technology at Pacific Brain Health Center.

January 8, 2022

Dr. Barbara Giesser Receives 2022 Ted M. Burns Humanism in Neurology Award

by Amelia Garrison

The American Academy of Neurology, American Brain Foundation, and Ted M. Burns Award selection committee announced Dr. Barbara Giesser, FAAN, FANA, as the recipient of the 2022 Ted M. Burns Humanism in Neurology Award.

December 9, 2021

Elaine’s Story: How Giving Back Is Helping Me Heal After the Death of My Husband

by Amelia Garrison

Elaine Lipworth, Senior Content Writer at Thrive Global, writes about her donation to Dr. Santosh Kesari's Neuroscience Research at Pacific Neuroscience Institute after the death of her husband.

man with glasses looking out an airplane window
November 27, 2021

Is It Safe For Patients With Brain Tumors To Fly?

by Garni Barkhoudarian

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.

TRIP Program Research Merchandise
November 19, 2021

PNI and Alzheimer’s Los Angeles Partner Up

by Amelia Garrison

Pacific Neuroscience Institute Foundation proudly sponsored Alzheimer's LA's 2021 40th anniversary event, Making Memories Festival.

Last updated: December 2nd, 2021