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June 15, 2022

Learning to Live Out Loud with Brain Cancer | Tatiana Sarkisian

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 29: Show Notes Eight years ago, at...

June 15, 2022

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, Explained by Dr. Amit Kochhar

by PNI Experts

Pacific Neuroscience Institute's facial nerve expert, Dr. Amit Kochhar, Director of the Facial Nerve Disorders Program, explains how Ramsay Hunt Syndrome - a rare virus also known to cause chickenpox and shingles - recently led to the 28-year-old pop star Justin Bieber’s facial paralysis. 

June 7, 2022

VR Games Could Offer Hope for Delaying Dementia

by Guest Author

Virtual reality games that combine physical activity and brain-training may help slow cognitive decline in older adults, research at Pacific Neuroscience Institute suggests.

June 1, 2022

Walking for Brain Tumor Awareness at PNI

by Amelia Garrison

PNI experts joined the brain tumor community for a special walk around Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica on May 26th, 2022 . Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) concluded Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2022 with a special walk around Providence Saint John’s Health Center...

May 31, 2022

A Center of Excellence Approach to Diagnosing Pituitary Disease

by Amelia Garrison

Diagnosing a pituitary disease is complex. At PNI, experts work together to provide an accurate diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care.

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May 23, 2022

Treating Blood Vessel Malformations in the Brain | Dr. Adi Iyer

by Anthony Effinger

Neurosurgeon Dr. Adi Iyer, knows his way around the branching arteries that feed our brains. He treats a variety of diseases there. When a hemorrhagic stroke patient comes into the hospital, he treats the ruptured artery as fast as he can because time lost is brain lost. Listen to this episode to learn how Dr. Iyer does it, and how he can treat aneurysms before they burst.

May 12, 2022

Celebrating EMS Week | Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Guest Author

Pacific Neuroscience Institute celebrated EMS week with events and training on advanced stroke knowledge and lifesaving care.

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May 10, 2022

Celebrity Guests Raise Brain Tumor Awareness at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Amelia Garrison

Good Day LA meteorologist Maria Quiban and brain tumor survivor Tatiana Sarkisian kicked off Brain Tumor Awareness Month at PNI's Social Hour on May 3rd, 2022.

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May 5, 2022

Examples of Excellence: Dr. Chester Griffiths & the LA Kings

by Zara Jethani

Now celebrating 20 years with the team, Chester Griffiths, MD, FACS, has been a member of the Los Angeles Kings medical staff since 2002 as their maxillofacial plastic surgeon. Find out more about his philosophy of excellence.

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May 3, 2022

May Is National Stroke Awareness Month

by Jason Tarpley

May is Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke is preventable. Identifying risk factors that contribute can help reduce the likelihood of having a stroke. Read more.

Last updated: June 13th, 2022