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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.

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.

LA Mag top docs 2022
April 7, 2022

Pacific Neuroscience Institute Physicians Named “L.A.’s Top Doctors” of 2022

by Zara Jethani

This year, six of Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s physicians were included in Los Angeles Magazine’s April 2022 roster of “L.A.’s Top Doctors.”

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
March 31, 2022

Stronger Together With the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

by Amelia Garrison

Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) is proud to sponsor the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS), a leading patient advocacy and support group for those living with MS. Aimed at providing patients with the support they need, NMSS is dedicated to finding a cure for MS and ending the disease forever.

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.

Dr. Omid Mehdizadeh Voice swallow dysfunction
September 24, 2021

Professional Spotlight | Dr. Omid Mehdizadeh: Voice & Swallow Advocate

by Amelia Garrison

Did you know that some swallowing problems can be caused by a medical condition? PNI expert Dr. Omid Mehdizadeh treats both voice and swallowing dysfunction. When swallowing becomes a problem Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) can become a chronic issue that affects anyone, but is often experienced...

May 17, 2021

PNI Designated as North American Skull Base Society Multidisciplinary Team of Distinction for 2021

by RJ Mallari

For the second year in a row, Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) has been selected as a North American Skull Base Society (NASBS) Multidisciplinary Team of Distinction for 2021. Only 22 institutions in North America have received the prestigious designation, and PNI was among 1 of...

Los Angeles Magazine Top Doctors 2021
April 9, 2021

Pacific Neuroscience Institute Physicians Named “L.A.’s Top Doctors” of 2021

by Zara Jethani

This year, seven of Pacific Neuroscience Institute Medical Group’s physicians were included in Los Angeles Magazine’s April 2021 roster of “L.A.’s Top Doctors.” The results were based on a Los Angeles Magazine survey that asked physicians throughout Los Angeles County to identify the doctors they considered to be...

Medscape Dr. Walavan Sivakumar
December 25, 2020

Professional Spotlight: Dr. Walavan Sivakumar

by Guest Author

As part of Medscape's celebration of its 25th anniversary this year, it is recognizing 25 young physicians who are rising stars in medicine. Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s Walavan Sivakumar, MD, was selected for this exclusive honor.

Tiffany Juarez Mission Spirit Award Team Picture
December 11, 2020

Congratulations to Tiffany Juarez, PhD for the Mission Spirit Award

by Mini Gill

Congratulations to Tiffany Juarez, PhD, for receiving the Saint John’s Cancer Institute Q3 2020 Mission Spirit Award! Tiffany is an incredible Program Manager in the Department of Translational Neurosciences. She is an outstanding and dedicated caregiver who truly lives the spirit of our Mission and...

Last updated: December 14th, 2020