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September 26, 2022

What Is the Difference Between Ischemic stroke and Hemorrhagic Stroke?

by PNI Experts

Sandra Narayanan, MD, Vascular Neurologist and Neurointerventional Surgeon at the Pacific Stroke and Neurovascular Center at Pacific Neuroscience Institute, explains the difference between hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.

August 30, 2022

Social Isolation May Increase Stroke and Heart Attack Risk in Older Adults

by Amelia Garrison

Social isolation, characterized as infrequent interaction with others, may increase the risk of stroke and heart attack in older adults. Neurointerventional surgeon Sandra Narayanan of the Pacific Stroke and Neurovascular Center, explained.

August 16, 2022

Improving Stroke Diagnosis: PNI Stroke Team Presents Life-Saving Research

by Guest Author

Director of the Pacific Stroke and Neurovascular Center, Jason Tarpley, MD, PhD, presented how AI-based gaze deviation detection could aid LVO diagnosis in NCCT at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery's (SNIS) 19th annual meeting in Toronto, 2022.

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.

220726 USNWR award
July 27, 2022

Neurology and Neurosurgery High Level Performance Recognized at Providence Hospitals

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute teams in Neurology and Neurosurgery contribute to High Performing Hospitals in US News & World Report rankings.

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.

June 24, 2022

PNI’s Affiliate Hospitals Announce National Stroke Award 2022

by Amelia Garrison

Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI)'s affiliate hospitals Providence Little Company of Mary Torrance and Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica received The American Heart Association's national stroke awards for 2022.

May 12, 2022

Celebrating EMS Week | Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Guest Author

Pacific Neuroscience Institute celebrated EMS week with events and training on advanced stroke knowledge and lifesaving care.

May is stroke awareness month
May 3, 2022

May Is National Stroke Awareness Month

by Jason Tarpley

May is Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke is preventable. Identifying risk factors that contribute can help reduce the likelihood of having a stroke. Read more.

Arteriovenous malformation AVM
February 16, 2022

What is an AVM?

by Benjamin Pulli

An AVM, or arteriovenous malformation, is a rare disease (approximately 1-5 out of 10,000 patients) of the blood vessels in the brain.

Last updated: June 17th, 2022