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February 27, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

November 23, 2018

by Guest Author

A retired Los Angeles County lifeguard experienced a life threatening stroke while swimming. Luckily for him, the right people were there at the right time at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance.

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October 23, 2018

by Steven Augustine

Good news for Santa Monica! Providence Saint John’s has been certified as a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC) by the Joint Commission. Providence Saint John's Health Center (PSJHC) is the first center to receive this level of designation in LA County, and also serves as a comprehensive stroke system for LA County EMS.

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October 17, 2018

by Mini Gill

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

Last updated: November 2nd, 2018