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September 1, 2020

Clinical Trials Round-Up: September 2020

by Mini Gill

Actively Recruiting Studies Brain Cancer (Primary) – Glioma Aadi Bioscience ( PDF ): A Phase 2, Open-label Study of ABI-009 (nab-Rapamycin) in Bevacizumab-naïve Patients with Recurrent High-grade Glioma and in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma ( NCT03463265 ) Orbus Therapeutics ( PDF ): A Randomized Phase 3 Open-Label Study To Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Eflornithine...

Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s stroke team at Providence Saint John’s Health Center
August 29, 2020

Teamwork for Another Stroke Patient Success Story

by Kamila Szweda

Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s stroke team at Providence Saint John’s Health Center and EMS come together safely during Covid-19 to provide life-saving stroke treatment A call of CODE STROKE is an everyday happening in a busy hospital, and for a person who is struck down by a...

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August 27, 2020

Wrist Band Helps Control Hand Tremors In Essential Tremor Patients

by Zara Jethani

Imagine trying to drink a glass of water on a hot day, only to find that you can’t hold your glass steady; or trying to button a shirt but you’re unable to align the buttonhole.

August 25, 2020

$40 Million Gift to Pacific Brain Health Center

by Guest Author

Will & Cary Singleton Donate $40 Million to Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s Brain Health Center for Alzheimer’s Treatment & Research SANTA MONICA (July 7, 2020) –A $40 million donation from Will and Cary Singleton will support the Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) Brain Health Center at Providence...

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August 19, 2020

Meet Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery’s Pathfinder | Dr. Chester Griffiths

by Anthony Effinger

The Think Neuro podcast from Pacific Neuroscience Institute takes you into the clinic, operating room and laboratory with doctors and surgeons who are tackling the most challenging brain diseases and disorders. Host: Anthony Effinger Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Simplecast Watch: YouTube Episode 6: Show Notes When patients ask him...

August 7, 2020

Neurology and Neurosurgery High Performance Recognized at Providence Hospitals and Affiliates

by Zara Jethani

U.S. News & World Report highlights quality, specialty care Ten Providence Southern California hospitals and affiliated partners in Los Angeles and Orange counties earned recognition on July 28, 2020, from U.S. News & World Report. With approximately 415 acute care hospitals in California, the 10...

Clinical Trials Round Up July 2020
August 4, 2020

Neuroscience Clinical Trials Round-Up: July 2020

by Mini Gill

Find out about the new and ongoing neuroscience clinical trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute, addressing difficult diseases such as brain tumors.

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August 1, 2020

Tips for Helping Families Shelter-in-Place During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Sarah McEwen, PhD

Although leaders in science, medicine, and government are closely monitoring and seeking solutions for disease outbreaks, the best way to protect one’s family is through staying informed while also practicing good basic hygiene and preventive measures.

July 27, 2020

7 Questions About Bell’s Palsy

by Garni Barkhoudarian

Bell’s palsy is the most common cause of facial palsy (paralysis of the face). Thankfully, the majority of patients will recover to normal or near normal facial nerve function.

July 22, 2020

Glioblastoma (GBM) Awareness Day – A Difficult Brain Tumor

by Mini Gill

July 22, 2020 is Glioblastoma Awareness Day. Glioblastoma (GBM) is one of the most notorious forms of brain cancer and one of the most challenging malignancies to treat in all of oncology.

Last updated: September 16th, 2020