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July 5, 2017

Two Foundations Team Up

by Karter White

Saint John’s Health Center Foundation & Pacific Neuroscience Institute Foundation announce a new partnership to raise funds for Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI), a multispecialty group of more than 30 physicians and researchers renowned for providing leading-edge, minimally invasive treatments, as well as conducting breakthrough research and clinical trials to advance the care of patients with neurological and cranial disorders.

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July 4, 2017

Running FAST at the July 4th Palisades Will Rogers 5K & 10K

by Zara Jethani

Our Stroke Team and other members of Providence Saint John's Health Center joined the crowds of participants who came out to show their commitment to health at the July 4th Palisades Will Rogers 5K and 10K run.

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June 30, 2017

Dr. Chester Griffiths Receives Academic Promotion at UCLA

by Guest Author

We are very pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2017, Chester Griffiths, MD, FACS, has been awarded to the position of Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Griffiths’ private practice includes treatment of sleep apnea,...

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June 29, 2017

Pacific Neuroscience Institute Joins Forces With Providence

by Zara Jethani

Providence Health & Services announces a new affiliation with Pacific Neuroscience Institute, renowned for its minimally invasive treatments and research. Read More.

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June 26, 2017

PROFESSIONAL SPOTLIGHT: Marlon Saria, PhD, RN Cares for the ‘Other Patient’

by Zara Jethani

Dr. Marlon Saria implements clinical research to increase quality of life not only for patients with brain cancer but their family caregivers as well.

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June 16, 2017

What is Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Surgery and How Can It Help?

by Jean-Philippe Langevin

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat people with symptoms in people with Parkinson’s disease, dystonia or essential tremor.

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June 8, 2017

Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise

by Melita Petrossian

Scientific studies have shown again, and again that exercise and physical activity can have dramatic impacts on the outcome and well-being in Parkinson’s disease (PD). The benefits of exercise are so widespread, as listed below, that exercise should be thought of as medicine. Read more.

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June 1, 2017

Clinical Trials Roundup: June 2017

by Marlon Saria

We are pleased to add an Ischemic Stroke study to our clinical trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute. Ongoing trials in quality & outcomes research & brain cancer are actively recruiting. Read more.

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May 19, 2017

PATIENT STORY: A Subdural Hematoma Strikes

by Sharmyn McGraw

Subdural hematomas are a life-threatening condition caused by bleeding in the skull outside the brain. Read about a patient's experience with neurosurgeon, Garni Barkhoudarian, MD.

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May 15, 2017

Introducing A Cancer Survivorship Support Program

by Zara Jethani

Cancer survivors can now have access to more resources for cancer care or post-cancer needs at Providence Saint John’s new survivorship program. Read more.

Last updated: July 23rd, 2017