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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

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.

Clinical Trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

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.

Pacific Neuroscience Institute Clinical Trials

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.

thombectomy-capable stroke center

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.

Clinical Trials Round-Up at PNI

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.

CerebraCell aparatus

Imagine using electricity to non-invasively treat and cure brain cancer. Or stroke. Or Parkinson’s. Or an aneurysm. Or Alzheimer’s, depression, concussion. Dr. Santosh Kesari is a physician scientist who sees the possibilities in the world of alternating electric field therapy.

Steven Augustine NP at the Will Rogers 5k & 10k run

Stroke remains a mystery to the majority of this otherwise very well-informed community. Stroke team champions from Pacific Neuroscience Institute and Providence Saint John’s Health Center came out to participate and educate at the 41st Annual Will Rogers 5K & 10K Run on July 4, 2018. Find out how to spot a stroke quickly and save a life.