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Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s stroke team at Providence Saint John’s Health Center
August 29, 2020

Teamwork for Another Stroke Patient Success Story

by Kamila Szweda

Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s stroke team at Providence Saint John’s Health Center and EMS come together safely during Covid-19 to provide life-saving stroke treatment A call of CODE STROKE is an everyday happening in a busy hospital, and for a person who is struck down by a...

Stroke Think Neuro Podcast with Dr. Jason Tarpley
June 26, 2020

Think Neuro Podcast: With Stroke Victims, Speed Saves Lives | Dr. Jason Tarpley

by Anthony Effinger

For Jason Tarpley, speed is everything. He’s the director of Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s Stroke & Neurovascular Center, and when it comes to stroke—a blockage in an artery that feeds the brain—time is a killer.

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May 29, 2020

Can the Coronavirus Cause Strokes?

by Guest Author

A writer at The Healthy, Colleen Travers, explores the warning signs and precursors of a stroke and whether or not these factors can be linked to increased risk during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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February 27, 2020

New Hope for Preserving Brain Cells After Stroke

by Guest Author

Research shows that a new drug helps to preserve brain cells for a time after stroke. University of Calgary-led international study reports promising results for neuroprotection by combining endovascular therapy with nerinetide.  In February 2020, the University of Calgary released the results of a multi-center,...

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January 18, 2020

Clinical Trials Round Up: January 2020

by Mini Gill

Pacific Neuroscience Institute has a strong roster of clinical trials for a number of neurological conditions including brain tumor, Cushing's disease and Lewy bodies dementia. Find out more.

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May 7, 2019

John Singleton: What Causes a Stroke?

by Guest Author

Director, John Singleton’s death from a stroke at the age of 51 shocked and saddened fans and celebrities. Dr. Jason Tarpley talks about causes. Read more.

April 25, 2019

Thrombectomy For Treating Severe Strokes, All Hospitals Aren’t Equal

by Guest Author

A Wall Street Journal article reports about a revolutionary procedure called thrombectomy which can treat severe strokes, but most hospitals in the U.S. don’t perform it. Dr. Jason Tarpley's 2017 research is cited and states that stroke patients taken directly to a thrombectomy-capable hospital are five times less likely to be disabled or die.

Stem cell therapy and brain health
March 25, 2019

Stem Cell Therapy and Brain Health: The Future Is Now

by Zara Jethani

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.

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January 23, 2019

Clinical Trials Round Up: January 2019

by Mini Gill

Pacific Neuroscience Institute opens up two new clinical trials this month, one in Essential Tremor and one in Glioblastoma. Find out more about these new trials as well as the other available open neurological studies.

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December 19, 2018

Clinical Trials Round Up: December 2018

by Mini Gill

Find out about the latest clinical trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute for brain tumor, stroke, movement disorders, and other neurological areas. Call our center at 310-829-8265 to enroll.

Last updated: May 27th, 2020