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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.

tatiana sarkisian podcast
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...

June 1, 2022

Walking for Brain Tumor Awareness at PNI

by Amelia Garrison

PNI experts joined the brain tumor community for a special walk around Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica on May 26th, 2022 . Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) concluded Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2022 with a special walk around Providence Saint John’s Health Center...

Maria Quiban Brain Tumor Awareness PNI Saint John's
May 10, 2022

Celebrity Guests Raise Brain Tumor Awareness at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Amelia Garrison

Good Day LA meteorologist Maria Quiban and brain tumor survivor Tatiana Sarkisian kicked off Brain Tumor Awareness Month at PNI's Social Hour on May 3rd, 2022.

Brain Tumor Awareness Month
May 2, 2022

Providence Saint John’s patients, doctors, nurses ‘Go Gray’ for Brain Tumor Awareness Month

by PNI Experts

Tatiana Sarkisian is on a mission. As a brain cancer patient and survivor, the 31-year-old hopes to use her voice to create lasting change in cancer care, brain health and ongoing support for brain tumor patients.

Hall of Fame Health NFL Saint John's Health Center
February 12, 2022

PNI Offers Cognitive Screening to Retired NFL Hall of Famers

by Guest Author

In partnership with the Hall of Fame, PNI located at Providence Saint John’s Health Center offers cognitive screening for retired pro football players.

Ride Multiple Sclerosis person on bike
February 1, 2022

All-around Care for Multiple Sclerosis

by Guest Author

When Samantha was first diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) 14 years ago, she knew nothing about the disease. Dr. Giesser's multifaceted approach, which includes individualized treatment plans and encourages patients to be active participants in their care, has helped Brown, now 49, manage her disease.

Fight against Alzheimer's disease with lifestyle and memory games
January 14, 2022

A Caregiver’s Story: The Fight Against Alzheimer’s

by Guest Author

When Judy received the news that she was predisposed to developing Alzheimer's disease, she went to Dr. David Merrill for help. She had cared for her mother with the same diagnosis and knew that this was not the life she had envisioned for herself. Discover Judy’s memoir "Defying Destiny" as a caregiver and her fight against Alzheimer's.

lumbar microdiscectomy for degenerative disc disease
January 3, 2022

Joe’s Story: Dr. Langevin Allowed Me To Walk Again

by Amelia Garrison

When Joe was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease, he lost his ability to walk. After visiting several clinics with no luck, Joe discovered Dr. Jean-Philippe Langevin, who performed a lumbar microdiscectomy of the spine and restored his ability to walk.

Last updated: January 18th, 2022