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Chordoma Trial at PNI
February 27, 2020

by Guest Author

The Pacific Brain Tumor Center is recruiting patients with a rare cancer of the skull and spine for a groundbreaking clinical trial. The Brain Tumor Center is affiliated with Pacific Neuroscience Institute and Providence Saint John’s Health Center. January 14, 2020, Santa Monica, CA – The approved...

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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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February 26, 2020

by Scott Kaiser

As a geriatrician—a physician specializing in the care of older people—focused on addressing cognitive issues, it is exciting to know how many things we can do to improve brain health. Plus, many of these steps can be taken, one at a time, in just a...

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February 12, 2020

by Guest Author

When I was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 1998, working in Congress with dreams to become an attorney, I was shocked and shattered entering a new world. I knew I had to get treatments, and at the same time, fear danced in my psyche...

February 7, 2020

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute brain health specialists are striving to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease, which is the most common type of dementia. In the United States, about 5.5 million people are affected by Alzheimer's disease, and the worldwide prevalence is estimated to be as high as 24 million. Watch this video to find out about research and clinical trials at the Pacific Brain Health Center at PNI.

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February 6, 2020

by Melita Petrossian

In pre-clinical studies the relation of insulin resistance to the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease has been examined. Here we discuss the potential neuroprotective effects of diabetes medications with Parkinson’s disease. Links Between Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome and Parkinson’s Disease Insulin resistance (measured by elevated insulin...

Dr. Santosh Kesari and colleagues at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
February 4, 2020

by Guest Author

Elaine Lipworth, a content writer at Thrive Global tells the story of her husband’s brainstem tumor diagnosis and how it drastically changed their lives. In the article titled, When My Husband Was Diagnosed With Cancer, Everything Changed, Elaine talks about how her outlook in life...

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February 1, 2020

by Daniel F. Kelly

Dr. Daniel F. Kelly’s article about intermittent fasting was featured in the Santa Monica Star. Read the article and find out if intermittment fasting is a good idea. 

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January 27, 2020

by Guest Author

Pacific Neuroscience Institute offers final enrollment into important clinical trial for patients with Lewy body dementia. Find out more about this study and eligibility criteria.

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January 22, 2020

by Guest Author

What causes swollen taste buds? We sat down with Abbas Anwar, MD, to chat about why swollen taste buds occur and when to speak to your doctor about them.

Last updated: March 30th, 2020

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