Walavan Sivakumar, MD, has been elected as incoming secretary for the AANS Young Neurosurgeons Committee (YNC). That honor involves a two-year term as secretary followed by a two-year term as president. Find out more.
Brain health coaching can help keep the brain on track and help stave off cognitive decline that can come with aging. A multi-modal approach includes physical as well as mental fitness.
What is it like to be a brain surgeon? Take a look behind the scenes and follow a young doctor through his day as a neurosurgery fellow in a busy practice at Pacific Neuroscience Institute in Santa Monica, California.
A former pituitary tumor patient joins forces with the Pacific Pituitary Disorders Center to bring awareness to Cushing’s disease and other pituitary tumor-related syndromes. Read about Sharmyn McGraw’s 7-year journey.
The Clinical Trials Team at Pacific Neuroscience Institute is pleased to announce a new clinical trial this month for post-stroke shoulder pain. Find out about this and more neurological trails.
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.
Nanotechnology is a compelling new drug delivery method in oncology where nanoparticles are engineered to target therapeutics to kill cancer. Find out more in Dr. Venkata Yenugonda’s review article in the March 2019 issue International Journal of Nanomedicine.
Dementia Deaths Have More Than Doubled—But How Exactly Can It Kill You? Doctors explain the deadly complications that can arise from this cluster of conditions.
The spine plays multiple essential roles in the body and anyone who has had a back issue can attest to how debilitating the pain can be. A new comprehensive specialty spinal care center opens with PNI-South Bay, at Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, California.
Disorders of nerves and muscles can develop in the arms and legs over time resulting in more falls while walking and hand weakness. Sensation is diminished and physical, cognitive and emotional health often suffers. Find out more about neuromuscular disorders.