global view constructed of white lines

Blog

Clinical Trials August 2020 Cover
September 1, 2020

Clinical Trials Round-Up: September 2020

by Mini Gill

Actively Recruiting Studies Brain Cancer (Primary) – Glioma Aadi Bioscience ( PDF ): A Phase 2, Open-label Study of ABI-009 (nab-Rapamycin) in Bevacizumab-naïve Patients with Recurrent High-grade Glioma and in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma ( NCT03463265 ) Orbus Therapeutics ( PDF ): A Randomized Phase 3 Open-Label Study To Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Eflornithine...

NASBS doctor team photo
July 5, 2020

PNI Receives Prestigious “Team Honor Roll” Award from North American Skull Base Society

by Guest Author

PNI is proud to announce that we have received the coveted “Team Honor Roll” Award from the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS). The award is granted to institutions with dedicated skull base surgery teams, featuring physicians from various specialties. About the NASBS Team Honor...

Dr. Daniel Kelly
June 25, 2020

Professional Spotlight | Dr. Daniel Kelly

by Zara Jethani

In the field of neurosurgery, Daniel F. Kelly, MD, is loved by his patients and esteemed by his colleagues. Soft spoken and eloquent, he has a quiet confidence that underscores this highly skilled neurosurgeon’s drive, determination and focus in always pushing the boundaries of excellence....

Patient Basab with Doctors Kelly and Griffiths
December 4, 2019

Patient Story: A Young Boy Finds Help at PNI for Pediatric Cushing’s Disease

by Guest Author

A devoted father searching around the world for help finds the care his son needs at Pacific Neuroscience Institute. Read Basab’s story below. A Search for Medical Help and Hope One can only imagine the anguish of Deg Gharti Chhetri by the fall of 2018....

Pacific Rim Master Class in Endoscopic Endonasal and Keyhole Surgery
Pacific Rim Master Class in Endoscopic Endonasal and Keyhole Surgery
group of medical professionals attending a conference
Pacific Rim Master Class in Endoscopic Endonasal and Keyhole Surgery
dr. kelly at a conference
Dr. Garni Barkhoudarian at a conference
group of medical professionals at a conference
Group of medical professionals attending a Pacific Rim conference
August 25, 2019

Pacific Rim Master Class in Endoscopic Endonasal and Keyhole Surgery

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Rim Master Class in Endoscopic Endonasal and Keyhole Surgery was held at Pacific Neuroscience Institute. The course video playlist is now available.

Sharmyn McGraw at a Patient Support Group
March 28, 2019

The Pituitary Tumor That Changed A Life: Cushing’s Disease

by Guest Author

A former pituitary tumor patient joins forces with the Pacific Pituitary Disorders Center to bring awareness to Cushing's disease and other pituitary tumor-related syndromes. Read about Sharmyn McGraw's 7-year journey.

pregnant woman speaking with her doctor
September 24, 2018

Pregnancy Could Be Linked to Onset of Cushing’s Symptoms, Retrospective Study Suggests

by Guest Author

More than 25 percent of women with Cushing’s disease experienced their first symptoms within one year of giving birth, a small study by researchers at Pacific Neuroscience Institute found.

daughter comforting her mother
July 19, 2018

Far Reaching Effects of Pituitary Disorders

by Guest Author

Chronic and/or serious physical illness of any kind has far reaching effects that go far beyond the actual physical symptoms of the disease. Medicine focuses on the patient, so that people close to the patient are often ignored. Read about the deep impact of pituitary disorders on families and what can be done to overcome these challenges.

cushing's disease illustration
April 8, 2018

The Importance of Cushing’s Disease Awareness

by Sharmyn McGraw

The root cause of many hormonal imbalances is a small pea-size gland, the pituitary, sitting at the base of the brain, which often houses the tiniest of tumors. Patient advocate, Sharmyn McGraw raises awareness for the debilitating and often over-looked Cushing’s disease.

maya angelou quote
February 14, 2017

Life After Cushing’s Disease

by Sharmyn McGraw

My Life Is Up To Me The experts say that 80 percent of any kind of success starts with personal participation. Therefore, all of you reading the Pituitary Network Association’s Newsletter are 80 percent better off in the game of life for your simplest of...

Last updated: October 11th, 2018