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Neurology is the official journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
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Weekly podcast of content from Neurology®, the official journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

  • September 4 2007 Issue
    This first Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment, Dr. Ted M. Burns and Dr. Karen Roos interview Dr. Frederick Blanc from France about his paper on antibody index testing for Lyme disease. The podcast concludes with Dr. Ted M. Burns providing an overview and background of the Neurology podcast initiative and an introduction to the podcast committee and other upcoming initiatives for future podcasts.
  • September 11 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jim Galvin and Dr. Juliana Lockman interview Dr. Nikos Scarmeas from Columbia University about his paper on Alzheimer disease and the Mediterranean Diet. The podcast concludes with Dr. Ted Burns interviewing Dr. Gary Cutter for our first Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • September 18 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Gregory D. Cascino and Dr. Robert Gross interview Dr. Christian Bien from Germany and Dr. Angela Vincent from the UK about their paper on temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis. The podcast concludes with Dr. Michael Benatar interviewing Dr. Beth Lang for the Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Angela Vincent and Dr. Robert Gross. Dr. Angela Vincent has received royalties in excess of $10,000 from Athena Diagnostics USA and RSR Ltd of the UK. Dr. Gross has received grant research/support from Dept Army, UCB, & Ortho-McNeil, consultant fees from GSK & Harris Interactive, honoraria from GSK, Abbott, & UCB and honorarium from as Associate Editor for the Neurology Journal.
  • September 25 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jim Kiely and Dr. Shanna Patterson interview Dr. Schiff about his paper on low-grade glioma. The podcast concludes with Dr. Lori Schuh interviewing Dr. Jennifer Quinn for the Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. David Schiff who has given lectures through the Schering-Plough Speaker's Bureau and served as a consultant to Schering-Plough.
  • October 2 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Freedman & Dr. Ellis Hedaya interview Dr. Peter Calabresi from John Hopkins University about his paper on anti-natalizumab antibodies. The podcast concludes with Dr. Robb M. Snider interviewing Dr. James J. Lah for the Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Peter Calabresi whohas received grant support in excess of $10,000 from Biogen Idec for other research/activities not reported in this article and honoraria from Biogen Idec in excess of $10,000/year. The statements presented in this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the American Academy of Neurology or the Editors of the Journal Neurology.
  • October 9 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns and Dr. John Morris interview Dr. Marson about his paper on mild cognitive impairment and medical decision-making. The podcast concludes with Dr. Daniel Press interviewing Dr. John Morris about mild cognitive impairment. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Daniel Marson who received royalties from the UAB Research Foundation which owns the capacity outcome measure used in this study. The statements presented in this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the American Academy of Neurology or the Editors of the Journal Neurology.
  • October 16 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michael Benatar & Dr. Sung Bae Lee interview Dr. Jeffrey Cummings from UCLA about his paper on disease-modifying therapies for AD. The podcast concludes with Dr. John Carew interviewing Dr. Wiliam Jagust for the Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • October 23 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Sladky & Dr. Guillermo Solorzano interview Dr. Irving Nachamkin and Dr. Arthur Asbury from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine about their paper on patterns of GBS in children. The podcast concludes with Dr. Michelle Mauerman interviewing Dr. Hugh Willison for the Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants have nothing to disclose. The statements presented in this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the American Academy of Neurology or the Editors of the Journal Neurology.
  • October 30 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Blaise Bourgeois & Dr. Nathan Fountain interview Dr. Samuel Berkovic from the Epilepsy Research Center University of Melbourne, Australia about his paper studying the use of levetiracetam in patients with idiopathic generalized epilepsy. The podcast concludes with Dr. Andrew Tarulli interviewing Dr. Michael J. Lynn for the Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose except for Drs. Berkovic and Bourgeois. Dr. Berkovic has received grants in excess of $10,000 and honoraria not in excess of $10,000 from UCB Pharma SA, who were involved in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, and analysis of the data; and preparation and review of the manuscript. Dr. Bourgeois has received grant support or consulting fees from Abbott, Eisai, Elan Pharmaceuticals, Ortho-McNeil, Novartis, Ovation Pharma, and UCB Pharma in excess of $10,000. The statements presented in this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the American Academy of Neurology or the Editors of the Journal Neurology.
  • November 6 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Howard Hurtig and Dr. David A. Schoenfeld interview Dr. Beate Ritz from UCLA about her paper on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The podcast concludes with Dr. Lee I. Kubersky interviewing Dr. Carmel Armon for the Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • November 13 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brad Worrall & Dr. Bernadette Boden-Albala interview Dr. Amytis Towfighi from University of California at Los Angeles about her paper on midlife stroke surge among women in the U. S. The podcast concludes with Dr. Justin Sattin interviewing Dr. Kathryn S. Porter for the Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • November 20 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Croom and Dr. Jonathan Marcus interview Dr. Allan Krumholz from the University of Maryland and Dr. Gary Gronseth from the University of Kansas about their practice parameter on unprovoked first seizure in adults. The podcast concludes with Dr. Adam Heller interviewing Dr. Gary Gronseth for the Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • November 27 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Hardy and Dr. Demetrius M. Maraganore interview Dr. Christine Klein from University of Lubeck in Germany and Dr. Michael Schossmacher from University of Ottawa about their paper on alpha-synuclein ten years later. The podcast concludes with Dr. Bryan Traynor interviewing Dr. Sonja Scholz for the Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • December 4 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Mytinger and Dr. Bennett Shaywitz interview Dr. Bernard Chang from Harvard Medcial School about his paper on genetic brain malformation. The podcast concludes with Dr. Ted Burns interviewing Martha Barnette for Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • December 11 2007 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Merit E. Cudkowicz and Dr. Branavan Mahadeva interview Dr. Mustafa Hammad from Emory University about his paper on sensory abnormalities in ALS. The podcast concludes with our first Clinical Pearl interview where Dr. Ryan Overman interviews Dr. Janet Rucker. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • January 1 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jaideep Kapur and Dr. Ty Schwertfeger interview Dr. Yitzhak Schiller from Rambam Medical Center, Haifa Israel about his paper on the topic of drug resistance in epilepsy. The podcast concludes with Dr. Crystal Richards interviewing Dr. Robert M. Hoekstra for Lesson on the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • January 8 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Roland More and Dr. Morie Gertz interview Dr. Taro Yamashita from Kumamoto University in Japan about his paper on the effects of liver transplantation on transthyretin Tyr114Cys-related cerebral amyloid angiopathy. The podcast concludes with Dr. Farrah Mateen interviewing Dr. Donald Mulder for our first Historical interview. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • January 15 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Juliana Lockman and Dr. Matt Stead interview Dr. Raj Sheth from the University of Wisconsin about his paper on bone loss in children with epilepsy. The podcast concludes with Dr. Nick Silvestri interviewing Dr. Vin Tangpricha for the Lesson of the week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • January 22 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Laura Tormoehlen interviews Dr. Michael Williams for the Lesson of the week. The podcast concludes with Dr. Jim Bernat and Dr. Dan Larriviere interviewing Dr. David Greer from the Massachusetts General Hospital about his paper about AAN brain death guidelines. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • January 29 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michael Levy and Dr. Chris Inglese interview Dr. Sean Pittock & Dr. Brenda Banwell about their paper on childhood inflammatory demyelinating CNS disorders. The podcast concludes with Dr. Lee Dresser interviewing Dr. Mark Mullins for Lesson of the week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • February 5 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Morgan and Dr. Shanna Patterson interview Dr. David J. Thurman from CDC National Center in Atlanta, GA about his practice parameter on the topic of risk of falls. The podcast concludes with Dr. David Polston interviewing Dr. Robert Holloway for Lesson on the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • February 12 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jennifer Bickel and Dr. Rob Armstrong interview Dr. Kathleen Merikangas from the NIH about her paper on the topic of headache-related disability. The podcast concludes with Dr. Sam Ghaffari interviewing Dr. Stephanie Studenski for Lesson on the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • February 19 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Beau Bruce and Dr. Jeremy Lanford interview Dr. Michael Wall from the University of Iowa about his paper on intracranial hypertension. The podcast concludes with Dr. Shanna Patterson interviewing Dr. Virgilio Evidente for Lesson on the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • February 26 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ryan Overman and Dr. Greg Schaublin interview Dr. Paul Brown,recently retired from the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. The podcast concludes with Dr. Jason Mackey interviewing Dr. Chum Lim for Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • March 4 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Justin Sattin and Dr. Kinan K. Hreib interview Dr. Paul Surtees from the University of Cambridge about his paper on depressive disorder and risk of stroke. The podcast concludes with Dr. Robert Hoesch interviewing Dr. Anna Ledegza for Lesson on the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • March 11 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Aman A. Savani and Dr. Thomas Wingo interview Dr. Donald H. Gilden from the University of Colorado about his paper on VZV vasculopathy. The podcast concludes with Dr. Michael Brooke introducing the Humanities section of the journal and then reading three poems by Nina F. Schor published in January 22, 2008 issue. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • March 18 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michael Benatar and Dr. Beth Lang interview Dr. Francesc Graus from the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona, Spain about his paper on SOX1 antibodies. The podcast concludes with Dr. Harman Bajwa interviewing Dr. Josep Dalmau for Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Dalmau. He has given 1 or 2 talks per year that are sponsored by Athena Diagnostics.
  • March 25 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. William S. David and Dr. Steven M. Albert interview Dr. Vincent Meininger, Professor of Neurology at the Saltpetriere in Paris, France about his paper on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The podcast concludes with Dr. Richard Leigh interviewing Dr. John Carew for the Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • April 1 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns and Dr. David Carr interview Dr. Brian Ott, Professor in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences from Brown Medical School about his paper on drivers with Alzheimer disease. The podcast concludes with Dr. Ted Burns interviewing Dr. Deniz Erten-Lyons, Patient Page Editors, Dr. David Spencer and Dr. Steve Karceski about the Patient Page Section and actual Patient Page published in this issue. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • April 8 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Leslie Jameieh Cloud and Dr. Cynthia Comella interview Dr. Jacques Montplaisir from the Sleep Studies Center at Sacred Heart Hospital in Montreal about his paper on REM sleep behavior disorder. The podcast concludes with Dr. Daniel O. Claassen interviewing Dr. Bradley F. Boeve for Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • April 15 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Peter Goadsby and Dr. Stephen Silberstein interview Dr. Tony Ho from Merck & Co., Inc. about his paper on oral CGRP antagonist, MK-0974, in acute treatment of migraine. The podcast concludes with Dr. Myla Goldman interviewing Dr. Bruce Levin for Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Silberstein. His Author Disclosure is as follows: Income for speaking, consulting or serving on an advisory board- GlaxoSmithKline, Allergan, AstraZeneca, Endo, Medtronic, Merck, J&J, Pfizer, Pozen, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (not in excess of $10,000) & Research Support- Allergan (not in excess of $10,000).
  • April 22 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michael K. Sowell and Dr. J. D. Bartleson interview Dr. Tamara Pringsheim from Alberta, Canada about her paper on treatment of menstrually related migraine headache. The podcast concludes with a Clinical Pearl session where Dr. Jason Mackey interviews Dr. Elliot Frohman. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • April 29 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns and Dr. Richard Lewis interview Dr. Troels Staehelin Jensen from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark and Dr. Rolf-Detlef Treede from University of Heidelberg in Germany about their paper on neuropathic pain: redefinition. The podcast concludes with Dr. Bernard Chang interviewing Dr. Gary Franklin for the Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • May 6 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. David Anderson and Dr. Michael K. Hehir interview Dr. Anne Lindblad from the EMMES Corporation and Dr. Robert G. Hart from the University of Texas, Health Science Center about their paper on NINDS-sponsored studies. The podcast concludes with Dr. Brandy Fureman interviewing Dr. Walter Koroshetz on the topic of NIH clinical research collaboration for the Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • May 13 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns and Dr. Carolyn Klein interview Dr. Steve Vernino from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center and Dr. Phillip Low form the Mayo Clinic about their paper on autonomic ganglia. The podcast concludes with Dr. Adam Heller interviewing Dr. Roy Freeman on the topic of the autonomic history for the Lesson of the Week. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose except Dr. Freeman. In the past 12 months, Dr Freeman has received consulting fees from Eli-Lilly, Pfizer, Solace, XtlBio, and Chelsea Pharmaceuticals, and honoraria for speaking from Pfizer and Eli-Lilly.Dr. Freeman has received personal compensation for his editorial activities (Editor) with Autonomic Neuroscience - Basic and Clinical.
  • May 20 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Erik Ensrud and Dr. Jason Mackey interview Dr. John Steele of Guam Memorial Hospital and Dr. Patrick McGeer of the University of British Columbia about their paper on ALS/PDC syndrome of Guam and the cycad hypothesis. The podcast concludes with reposting of Dr. Farah Mateen interviewing Dr. Donald Mulder on his work in Guam back in the fifties (originally heard as part of the January 8 2008 podcast). Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • May 27 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Kevin Barrett and Dr. Ryan Overman interview Dr. Terry Fife of the Barrow Neurological Institute and University of Arizona and Dr. Gary Gronseth of the University of Kansas about their practice parameter on benign paroxysmal positional vertigo therapies. The podcast concludes with Dr. Marat Reyzelman interviewing Dr. Sharon Hartman Polensek for the Lesson of the week on the topic of positioning maneuver for horizontal canal BPPV. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose.
  • June 3 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Beau Bruce interview Dr. Brian G. Weinshenker, Professor of Neurology from the Mayo Clinic about his team's paper on NMO-IgG predicts outcome of recurrent optic neuritis. The podcast concludes with Dr. Ted Burns interviewing Dr. Robert J. Joynt, Section Editor for the Changes People Comments Section with one to be published in this issue. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • June 10 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Orly Avitzur interview Dr. James Bernat and Dr. Daniel Larriviere about their paper on threats to physician autonomy. The podcast concludes with Dr. Ryan Overman and Dr. Shanna Patterson interviewing Dr. Bradley Boeve for the first installment of a new series of podcasts called "E-Pearls" which discussed Balint's syndrome. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • July 1 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michelle Mauermann and Dr. Chris White interview Dr. Thomas Bird about his paper on hereditary axonal neuropathies. The podcast concludes with Dr. Ted Burns interviewing Dr. Peter Dyck about two 1968 landmark publications that led to the commonly-used classification scheme for inherited neuropathies. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Thomas Bird. Dr. Thomas Bird receives Licensing Fees from Athena Diagnostics Inc and one of the co-authors of the paper, Dr. William Seltzer, is employed as Laboratory Director of Athena Diagnostics.)
  • July 8 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Alessandro Adami and Dr. Gian Paolo Anzola about their paper on increased white matter lesion load in migraine with aura patients. The podcast concludes with Dr. Sean Savitz interviewing Dr. Shunichi Homma for the Lesson of the week. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • July 15 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Drs. E. Clarke Haley and Brett Kissela interview Dr. Juan F. Arenillas about his paper on metabolic syndrome and resistance to IV thrombolysis. The podcast concludes with Dr. Fadi Nahab interviewing Dr. Tanya Turan for the Lesson of the week. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • July 22 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns and Dr. Peter Kang interview Dr. Jerry Mendell, Director, Center for Gene Therapy at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital about his paper on gene therapy as a potential treatment for LGMD. The podcast concludes with Dr. Erik Ensrud interviewing Dr. Steve Karceski on the topic of translational research efforts. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • July 29 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. David Geldmacher interview Drs. Caryn Cramer and Mary Haan from the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan about their paper on use of statins in a cohort study. The podcast concludes with Dr. Julian Bragg interviewing Dr. Susanne May about Cox proportional hazards modeling. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • August 5 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michael Benatar and Dr. Bud Rowland interview Dr. Don Sanders about his papers describing the results of two recently completed RCT of cellcept in myasthenia gravis. The podcast concludes with Dr. Ted Burns interviewing Dr. Gary Cutter about outcome measures for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • August 12 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Morgan interviews Drs. Andrew Lees from UK and Regina Katzenschlager from Austria about their trial comparing three initial treatments for Parkinson disease. In this additional segment for this issue, Dr. Overman is introducing a new feature called 'e-pearls' which are brief educational points-pearls-that are often, though not necessarily always, tied to a Neurology article, podcast, or item on the website. The length of each E-Pearl is short and tailored to be read and absorbed within a few minutes. E-pearls are mailed to residents and fellows but in the future we hope to have them available on the website.The podcast concludes with a Clinical Pearl session where Dr. Ryan Overman interviews Dr. S. Nizam Ahmed. Podcast participants had nothing to disclose except for Drs. Lees and Katzenschlager. Dr. Lees received fees for speaking consulting and organizing educational events from Britannia and Novartis. Dr. Katzenschlager received unrestricted grants during first years of this study and fees for speaking and organizing educational events from Britannia and Novartis.
  • August 19 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Drs. Juliana Lockman and Alan Ettinger interview Dr. Ley Sander about his paper on drowning in people with epilepsy. The podcast concludes with Dr. Ted Burns interviewing Dr. Sheldon Horowitz about maintenance of certification for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • August 26 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Drs. Neeraj Kumar and Jason Mackey interview Drs. Sharon Nations and Jaya Trivedi about their paper on denture cream: an unusual source of excess zinc. The podcast concludes with Dr. Amy Kahn interviewing Dr. Neeraj Kumar about heavy metals for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • September 2 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Keegan and Dr. Myla Goldman interview Dr. Douglas Goodin about his paper on the use of natalizumab (tysabri) for treatment of multiple sclerosis. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week. The podcast concludes with Dr. Alexandra Degenhardt interviewing Dr. Neil Lava about practical aspects of natalizumab administration for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Goodin and Dr. Lava.Dr. Goodin has received honoraria for lectures or as a consultant (directly or indirectly) from Teva Neuroscience, Biogen/Idec, Merck-Serono, Bayer-Schering Healthcare and Berlex Laboratories. Dr. Goodin has received research support from Biogen-Idec, Bayer-Schering and Novartis. Dr. Lava received grants for research in the Sentinel Study.
  • September 9 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andrew Southerland and Dr. Jennifer Bickel interview Dr. Marcelo Bigal about his paper on the clinical course in migraine. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week. The podcast concludes with Dr. Richard Isaacson interviewing Dr. Stephen D. Silberstein about headache classification for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Silberstein.Dr. Silberstein is an investigator for the following companies: Abbott, Advanced Bionics, Advance Neur0-Modulation System, AGA, Allergan, AstraZeneca, Endo Pharmaceuticals, GSK, Lilly, Medtronic, Ortho-McNeil, Pfizer, Pozen, ProEthic, Valeant & Vernails, on theadvisory board for the following companies: Allergan, Endo Pharmaceuticals, GSK, Medtronic, Merck, NuPathe, Ortho-McNeil, Pfizer, Pozen & Valeant and speaker for the following companies: AstraZeneca, GSK, Merck, Ortho-McNeil & Pfizer.
  • September 16 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interview Dr. Stephen Gomperts about his paper on amyloid deposition in Lewy body diseases. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week. The podcast concludes with Dr. Jonathan Bui interviewing Dr. John Carew about PIB imaging methods for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • September 23 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Mytinger interview Dr. Roderick Duncan about his paper on psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week. The podcast concludes with Dr. Mithila Vullaganti interviewing Dr. Michael Goodman about odds ratios for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • September 30 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Drs. James Kiely and Christopher Wright interview Dr. Kimford Meador about his paper on pregnancy registries in epilepsy. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week. The podcast concludes with Dr. Chris Boes interviewing Dr. William Landau about his historical papers on Landau-Kleffner syndrome for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Meador. Dr. Meador disclosures are: Research Support (>$10K): NIH, Eisai, GlaxoSmithKline, Marius, McKnight Brain Institute, Myriad, Neuropace, Pharma, SAM Technology, UCB;
  • October 7 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Elliot Dimberg interview Dr. Gary Gronseth and Thomas Getchius about the new guidelines on diagnostic evaluation and treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about cranial neuropathies in arterial dissection. The podcast concludes with Dr. Gavin Brown interviewing Dr. Peter Goadsby on the topic of facial pain and headache for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • October 14 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ryan Overman interview Drs. Daniel Larriviere and H. Richard Beresford about their paper on professionalism in neurology. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about hemiparkinsonism-hemiatrophy syndrome. The podcast concludes with a Clinical Pearl session where Dr. Ryan Overman interviews Dr. Yasser Aladdin on his paper about pontine hemorrhage for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • October 21 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interview Dr. Michael Benatar about his paper on myasthenia gravis. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about CT-negative intracerebral hemorrhage. The podcast concludes with Dr. Julian Bragg interviews Dr. Richard Barohn on the topic of quantitative myasthenia gravis score for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • October 28 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jason Mackey interview Dr. Magdy Selim about his paper on predicting hemorrhage after thrombolysis. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about a pearl and an oy-ster in headache: The 50-50 rule. The podcast concludes with Dr. Michael Benatar interviews Dr. Michael McDermott on the topic of ROC curves for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • November 4 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Elliot Dimberg interview Dr. Frans Brugman about his paper on adult-onset upper motor neuron syndromes. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about ateplase-associated hemi-orolingual angioedema. The podcast concludes with Dr. Richard Bedlack interviewing Dr. Paul Gordon on the topic of primary lateral sclerosis for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Bedlack. He has a research grant from UCB Pharma related to a study on primary lateral sclerosis.
  • November 11 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michael Benatar interview Dr. Gary Gronseth about the AAN special article on practice parameters and technology assessments. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about language localization in bilinguals. The podcast concludes with Dr. Bart Demaerschalk interviewing Dr. Gordon Guyatt on the topic of evidence based medicine for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • November 18 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jason Mackey interview Dr. Dr. Ashis Tayal about his paper on cryptogenic TIA or stroke. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the other Babinski sign. The podcast concludes with Dr. Brett Kissela interviewing Dr. Magdy Selim on the topic of current thinking about the classification of ischemic stroke for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • November 25 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Moran interview Drs. Monica Di Luca and Alessandro Padovani about their paper on progressive supranuclear palsy. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about re-emergent tremor in Parkinson disease. The podcast concludes with Dr. Adam Webb interviewing Dr. Anna Legedza on the topic of analysis of variance for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • December 2 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interview Drs. Marc Nuwer and Thomas Swift about their papers on the US health care system. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about inclusion body myositis. The podcast concludes where Dr. John Mytinger interviews Dr. Jennifer Anne Markowitz on her Child Neurology paper for the Resident & Fellow Section about chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • December 9 2008 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Erik R. Ensrud interview Dr. Beth Brianna Murinson about her paper on stiff-person syndrome. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about anti-MuSK antibodies. The podcast concludes with a Clinical Pearl session where Dr. Farrah Mateen interviews Dr. Ian Galea on his paper about severe carotid stenosis for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • January 6 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interview Drs. James Connor and Zachary Simmons about their paper on CSF biomarkers in ALS. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about early electrodiagnosis of Guillain-Barre syndrome. The podcast concludes where Dr. Eddie Patton interviews Dr. Susanne May about Spearman rank and Pearson correlation coefficients for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • January 13 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interview Dr. John D. England about the new AAN guidelines on distal symmetric polyneuropathy. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Aide's tonic pupil syndrome. The podcast concludes where Dr. Heather Harle interviews Dr. David Herrmann about distal symmetric polyneuropathy and its association with diabetes and impaired glucose intolerance for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • January 20 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interview Dr. Russell Swerdlow about his paper on frontotemporal dementia. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Amphysin antibody-associated stiff-person syndrome. The podcast concludes where Dr. Thomas Wingo interviews Dr. John Trojanowski about TAR DNA-binding protein (TDP-43) for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • January 27 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Aman Savani interview Dr. Beau Bruce about his paper on intracranial hypertension in men. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the neck-tongue syndrome. The podcast concludes where Dr. Shanna Patterson interviews Dr. Lori A. Schuh about her paper for the Resident & Fellow Section on neurology residency training in the new millennium for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • February 3 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ryan Overman interview Dr. Robert Fox about his paper on natalizumab and plasma exchange. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about keraunoparalysis. In this additional segment, Dr. Mitchell Elkind is describing the new writing award offered by the Resident & Fellow Section along with this year's winner. The podcast concludes where Dr. Michael Benatar interviews Dr. Rami B. Ibrahim for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Fox. Dr. Fox has received speaking fees, consulting honoraria, research support and served on clinical trial steering committees for Biogen Idec. Inc., Genentech and Teva Neurosciences.
  • February 10 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Elliot Dimberg interview Dr. Samuel Berkovic about his paper on genome wide association studies. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about tap three times for neoplasms. The podcast concludes with a Clinical Pearl session where Dr. Ryan Overman interviews Dr. Michelle L. Mauermann on her paper about evaluation of peripheral neuropathies for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose
  • February 17 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Farrah Mateen interview Dr. Mitchell Elkind about his paper on teaching the next generation of neurologist. The podcast concludes where Dr. Chadwick Hales interviews Dr. Lori A. Schuh about IOM recommendations for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • February 24 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brett Kissela interview Dr. Seemant Chaturvedi about his paper on transient ischemic attack. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the "fonzarelli" sign. The podcast concludes where Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. C. Miller Fisher for a Historical segment about a previously published paper. The participants had nothing to disclose except Dr. Chaturvedi. Dr. Chaturvedi has acted as a consultant for Pfizer. The honorarium received did not exceed $10,000.
  • March 3 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Branavan X. Mahadeva interview Dr. Darin T. Okuda about his paper on incidental MRI anomalies suggestive of multiple sclerosis. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about asterixis. Andy Imholte is announcing the launch of the new mobile site for AAN members. URL is m.AAN.com.The podcast concludes where Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. C. Miller Fisher for a Historical segment about a previously published paper. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • March 10 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Erik Ensrud interview Dr. Matthew Menza about his paper on patients with Parkinson disease and depression. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about asterixis (part two). The podcast concludes where Dr. Julian Bragg interviews Dr. Steve Buyske for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Menza. Dr. Menza has received consulting honoraria from NIMH, NINDS, GSK, Kyowa, Lilly Research Laboratories, Pfizer, Sepracor, Takeda, and research support from NINDS, Astra-Zeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Boehringer Ingelheim, Forest Laboratories, GSK, Lilly, Pfizer, Sepracor, Takeda Wyeth and Sanofi-Aventis (where he has also received speaking fees).
  • March 17 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michael Melanson interview Dr. Ronald Postuma about his paper on restless legs syndrome in peripheral neuropathy. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about psychogenic visual field loss. The podcast concludes where Dr. Tamika Burrus interviews Dr. David Rye for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • March 24 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Guillermo Solorzano interview Drs. Peter Nigel Leigh and Ammar Al-Chalabi about their paper on ALS variants. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Foix Chavany Marie syndrome. The podcast concludes where Dr. Michael Benatar interviews Dr. Rami Ibrahim for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • March 31 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Alexandra Degenhardt interview Dr. Gregory Albers about his paper on MR imaging in hemispheric TIA. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about clues in the diagnosis of essential tremor. The podcast concludes where Dr. David Spencer interviews Dr. Andrew Hershey for the Lesson of the Week segment about this issue's Patient Page along with a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • April 7 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Morgan interview Dr. Xiang Gao about his paper on obesity and restless legs syndrome. In the next segment, Dr. Ted Burns congratulates Dr. Ryan and Kelly Overman on the birth of their son, Julian on Monday, March 30. The podcast concludes where Dr. Jennifer Langer interviews Dr. Christine Klein for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • April 14 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Matthew H. Wong interview Dr. Ronald Postuma about his paper on idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder. In the next segment, Dr. Ted Burns is reading our e-Pearl of the week about diabetic lumbosacral radiculoplexus neuropathy (DLSRPN). The podcast concludes where Dr. Casey Hall interviews Dr. Michael Benatar for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • April 21 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Aman Savani interview Drs. David Vaillancourt and Deborah Little about their paper on substantia nigra of de novo Parkinson disease. In the next segment, Dr. Ted Burns is reading our e-Pearl of the week about positive neuropathic sensory symptoms. Andy Imholte is announcing the launch of the new mobile site for AAN members. URL is m.AAN.com. The podcast concludes where Dr. Govind Nair interviews Dr. John Carew for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • April 28 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeffrey M. Burns interview Dr. Kejal Kantarci about his paper on risk of dementia in MCI. In the next segment, Dr. Ted Burns is reading our e-Pearl of the week about spinal tap in Guillain-Barré syndrome and CSF examination. The next part of the podcast is Dr. Kristi Nord interviews Dr. Robert Mulkern for the Lesson of the Week segment. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • May 5 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interview Dr. Rachelle Smith Doody about her paper on donepezil treatment of patients with MCI. In the next segment, Dr. Ted Burns is reading our e-Pearl of the week about demyelinating polyneuropathy. The podcast concludes where Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Russell Swerdlow for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Espay who has received personal compensation as consultant for Boehringer-Ingelheim, grant support from Codman, Allergan, Medtronic, and CleveMed and honoraria from UCB-Schwarz Pharma, Medtronic and Novartis.
  • May 12 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interview Drs. Andrew Lees and Laura Silveira Moriyama about their paper on autonomic failure. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about mimics of spinal cord lesions. The podcast concludes where Dr. Matthew J. Barrett interviews Dr. Virginia Lee for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • May 19 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interview Drs. Lisa B. Hoffman and Vahram Haroutunian about their paper on Alzheimer disease neuropathology. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Gradenigo syndrome. The podcast concludes where Dr. Thomas Wingo interviews Dr. Elliott J. Mufson for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • May 26 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brett Kissela interview Dr. Dimitrios Georgiadis about his paper on anticoagulation in carotid artery dissection. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about cerebral venous sinus thrombosis as a cause of thunderclap headache. The podcast concludes where Dr. Osman Mir interviews Dr. Julie Matsumoto for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • June 2 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Deputy Editor, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Kevin Barrett interview Dr. Peter Rothwell about his paper on risk and predictors of stroke in the first few hours after TIA. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Mal de debarquement. The podcast concludes where Dr. Casey Hall interviews Dr. Clay Johnston for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Johnston. Dr. Johnston has served on the scientific advisory board for Daiichi-Sankyo, Boerhinger-Ingelheim and Braingates, served as Vice-Editor Annuals of Neurology, received research support from Sanofi-Aventis, and gave expert testimony for the University of Washington in 2008.
  • June 9 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Deputy Editor, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interview Drs. Valeria Iodice and Phillip Low about their paper on autoimmune autonomic ganglionopathy. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week. The podcast concludes where Dr. Julian Bragg interviews Dr. James Caress for the Lesson of the Week segment. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Caress who has received research funding from the NIH and consulting fees from Crawford and Crawford Attorney at Law.
  • June 16 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Deputy Editor, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Mytinger interview Dr. Linda Chang about her paper on prenatal methamphetamine exposure. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about headache in ischemic stroke. The podcast concludes where Dr. Matthew J. Barrett interviews Dr. Virginia Lee for the Lesson of the Week segment (Part 2). The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • July 7 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Justin Sattin interview Drs. Alejandro Rabinstein and Tamika Burrus about their paper on acute thrombocytopenic purpura. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the Flynn Phenomenon. The podcast concludes where Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Laura Balcer for the Lesson of the Week (Toolbox) segment about optical coherence tomography. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • 2008-2009 academic year review
    In this special podcast for the Neurology Journal, Dr. Ted M. Burns plays a dozen of the many interesting audio clips from Neurology Podcasts of the 2008-2009 academic year.
  • July 14 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Juliana Lockman interview Dr. Cynthia Harden about the three AAN guidelines on women with epilepsy. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about HTLV-1 associated neurologic disease. The podcast concludes with Dr. Ted Burns interviewing Dr. Robert Griggs for an In Memoriam segment about the life of Dr. George Karpati, who died suddenly on February 7, 2009. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • July 21 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Alberto Espay interview Dr. Ali Rajput about his paper on Parkinson disease subtypes. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about thoracic outlet syndrome and retrograde cerebral embolism. The podcast concludes where Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Leo Verhagen for our LOTW. The participants had nothing to disclosure except Drs. Rajput, Verhagen and Espay. Dr. Rajput has received honorarium from Novartis, and receives research support from the Parkinson Study Group, Schwartz Biosciences, TEVA, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Saskatchewan Parkinson's Disease Foundation, PrintWest Golf Classic, and Royal University Hospital Foundation. Dr. Verhagen is a consultant for Impax laboratories and Medtronic and speaker for Vernalis and Ipsen. Dr. Espay has received personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer-Ingelheim, grant support from Codman, Medtronic, Allergan, and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-Schwarz Pharma, Medtronic, and Novartis.
  • July 28 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. David Geldmacher interview Drs. Clifford Jack and Prashanthi Vemuri about their papers on MRI and CSF biomarkers in normal, MCI and AD. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about electroencephalography in Moyamoya disease. The next part of the podcast is Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Dan Moore for our LOTW. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclosure except Dr. Jack is an investigator in clinical trials sponsored by Pfizer, consults for Elan, and is funded by the NIH grant R01-AG11378 and the Alexander Family Alzheimer's Disease Research Professorship of the Mayo Foundation.
  • August 4 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Russell Swerdlow interview Dr. Charles Hall about his paper on how cognitive activities delay onset of memory decline. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about paraspinal myotonic discharges in acid maltase deficiency. The podcast concludes where Dr. Winn Cashion interviews Mr. Azhar Nizam for the Lesson of the Week segment about fixed effects and random effects. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Drs. Hall, Cashion and Mr. Nizam. Dr. Hall serves on the editorial board of The Open Neurology Journal; has received honoraria for serving on peer review panels for the National Cancer Institute, the Breast Cancer Research Program, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, the U.S. Army Department of Defense, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and the NIA; has received salary support from the NIH [P01 AG03949 (Core Leader), P01 AG027734 (Biostatistician), UL1-RR025750-01 (Biostatistician), K30 HL 04110 (Biostatistician), P30 CA13330-35 (Biostatistician), R01 AG017854 , National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center project 2008-01 (Biostatistician), P30 CA13330-33 (Biostatistician), the U. S. Department of Defense grant BC043301 (Biostatistician), the US National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health grant U1O-OH008242 (Biostatistician)]; receives research support from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, the American Cancer Society, and the NIH [5R01HL070785-05 (Consultant) and 5R01AG022092-05 (Consultant)]; and is a member of the American Statistical Association Media Experts List. Dr. Cashion received academic sponsorship from the Emory University MD/PhD Program. Mr. Nizam received royalties from Duxbury/Cengage for applied regression analysis and other multivariable methods in 2007; is a consultant/instructor for SAS Institute (2001 to present); has received research support from the NIH completed support [0000655466 (Principal Investigator), 2000009946 (Principal Investigator), 8311-97649-5 (Co-investigator), 1U01GM070749 (Co-Investigator), NIH ongoing support [5 R01 MH066767-06 (Biostatistician), MUSC08-041 (Biostatistician), and 4 U10 EY013287-06 (Biostatistician).
  • August 11 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andrew Southerland interview Dr. Farid Abdo about his paper on ataxia-telangiectasia in adulthood. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the petite madelines phenomenon. The podcast concludes where Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Kapil Sethi for the Lesson of the Week (Toolbox) segment about paroxysmal movement disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Drs. Espay and Sethi. Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.Dr. Sethi serves on the editorial advisory board of the Journal, Current Neurology Neuroscience Review; has received personal compensation as a consultant/speaker for GlaxoSmithKline; Biogen Idec; Novartis; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.; Allergan, Inc.; and Ipsen Pharmaceuticals Inc.; receives research support from Biogen Idec; GlaxoSmithKline; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.; Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Novartis ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. and the NIH [NET-PD PROGENI]; has served as an expert consultant in a legal proceeding and was Treasurer of the AAN Foundation.
  • August 18 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Keegan interview Dr. Murali Ramanathan about his paper on how smoking is associated with multiple sclerosis. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about myoclonic status epilepticus. The podcast concludes where Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Emmanuel Mignot for the Lesson of the Week (Disease) segment about narcolepsy. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Drs. Ramanathan and Mignot.Dr. Ramanathan received research funding from EMD Serono, Pfizer, Novartis, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation. He received compensation for serving as an Editor from the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. These are unrelated to the research presented in this report.Dr. Mignot receives research support from the NIH [#23724 (PI), #MH080957 (PI) and #NS062798 (PI)]. He is also funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and has received research gifts from Respironics; Cephalon, Inc.; Resmed; Elli Lilly and Company and Jazz Pharmaceuticals.
  • August 25 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michael Sowell interview Dr. Tobias Kurth about his paper on risk of cardiovascular disease in women. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about mirror movements. The podcast concludes where Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Sheng-Han Kuo for the Lesson of the Week segment about his paper for the Resident & Fellow Section on translational research in movement disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Drs. Espay and Kurth. Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.Dr. Kurth has received funding for travel from the Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation; received honoraria for educational lectures from Genzyme and Pfizer; serves as a consultant to i3 Drug Safety and WHISCON, two for-profit companies evaluating drug safety and surveillance; receives research support from Merck (IISP ID# 35437) to study associations between migraine and cardiovascular disease and from the NIH [HL091880 (PI); NS061836 (PI)].
  • September 1 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jim Galvin interview Drs. Juan Troncoso and Diego Iacono about their paper on on clinically silent AD, neuronal hypertrophy and linguistic skills. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about pseudo-subarachnoid hemorrhage. The podcast concludes where Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Massimo Cincotta for the Lesson of the Week Toolbox segment about mirror movements. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Espay.Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.
  • September 8 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michael Benatar interview Dr. John Ravits about his paper on ALS motor phenotype heterogeneity, focality and spread. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about foreign accent syndrome. The podcast concludes where Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Octavian Adam for the Lesson of the Week segment about the Resident & Fellow Section paper on patient telephone calls in a Movement Disorders Center. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Drs. Ravits and Espay.Dr. Ravits serves as an editorial board member of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosisand Other Motor Neuron Disorders and the Journal of Neurodegeneration andRegeneration; is funded by a research program development grant from Microsoft Research and private non-profit foundation grants from the Juniper Foundation, the Wyco Foundation, the Moyer Foundation, and the Benaroya Foundation; and received past research support from the NIH [#NS051738 (PI)] and the Department of Defense [#USAMRAA W81XWH-07-0246 (sub-PI)]. Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.
  • September 15 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Mytinger interview Drs. Stephen Ashwal and David Michelson about the AAN Guidelines on evaluation of the child with microcephaly. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Bruns syndrome. The podcast concludes where Dr. Chad Hales interviews Dr. Lori Schuh for the Lesson of the Week segment about her publication in the Resident & Fellow Section on the new locally administered Neurology Clinical Skills Examination. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Ashwal. Dr. Ashwal serves on the scientific advisory board of the Tuberous Sclerosis Association and the International Pediatric Stroke Society; serves as an editor of Pediatric Neurology; and receives research support from the NIH [# 1 R01 NS059770-01A2 (PI), # 1 R01 NS054001-01A1 (PI), and # R01 CA107164-03 (PI)].
  • September 22 2009 Issue
    This 100th Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interview Dr. David Beversdorf with Dr. Michael Conn about his book co-authored with Dr. James Parker published in 2008 on research on animals. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Neuroimaging in acute thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. The next part of the podcast is Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Jim Lah for our LOTW about mild cognitive impairment. The participants had nothing to disclosure except Dr. Beversdorf. Dr. Beversdorf has spoken for Pfizer and Novartis until 2008, not related to this work, and has received recent funding from the National Alliance for Autism Research (now Autism Speaks) and NIH for his work.
  • September 29 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interview Dr. Pooja Khatri about her paper on outcome after ischemic stroke. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about neuroimaging in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome. The next part of the podcast is Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Nizar Souayah for our LOTW about swine flu and the risk of GBS. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclosure except Dr. Khatri. Dr. Khatri receives royalties from publishing The Stroke Center Handbook (Taylor & Francis Group, 2006-2008); research support from the NIH/NINDS NS059843; and received an honorarium for contributing to Continuum.
  • October 6 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Matthew Barrett interview Dr. Ergun Uc about his paper driving with Parkinson disease. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about cervical MRI with anterior flexion in Hirayama disease. The podcast concludes where Dr. Casey Hall interviews Dr. Mark Conaway for the Lesson of the Week on Wilcoxon tests. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Dr. Uc.Dr. Uc received an honorarium from Current Medicine Group LLC for writing an invited article; serves on the NIH/NINDS VA Merit Review Board; and receives research support from the Parkinson disease Foundation (PI).
  • October 13 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interview Drs. Bob Miller and Carlayne Jackson about the two AAN guidelines on care of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the smile of Wilson disease. The podcast concludes where Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Andrew Norden for the Lesson of the Week Drug/Disease segment about VEGF inhibitors. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Drs. Miller and Jackson.Dr. Miller serves on the editorial board of the ALS Journal; received a speaker honorarium from the AANEM; served as a consultant to Celgene, Knopp Neurosciences Inc., Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Taiji Biomedical, Inc., Sanofi-aventis, Novartis, and Neuraltus; and receives research support from the NIH [#R01 NS 44887 (PI)] and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (PI).Dr. Jackson serves as a consultant to Knopp Neurosciences Inc.; and receives research support from Knopp Neurosciences Inc., Insmed Inc., Solstice Neurosciences, Inc., the ALS Association, and from the NIH NINDS [#U01 NS042685-0 (Site PI), # R01NS045087-01A2 (Site PI), and # N01-AR-2250 (Site PI)].
  • October 20 2009 issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Fabi Nahab interview Dr. Mitch Elkind about his paper on The Northern Manhattan Study. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about don't get caught with a "bovine arch." The podcast concludes where Dr. Jason Mackey interviews Dr. Daniel Claassen for the Lesson of the Week segment about the Resident & Fellow Section paper about orbital bruits. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Drs. Elkind, Claassen and Mackey.Dr. Elkind serves as Resident and Fellow Section Editor for Neurology; serves as a consultant to Bristol-Myers Squibb/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Partnership, GlaxoSmithKline, Jarvik Heart, Tethys Bioscience, Inc., and Daiichi-Sankyo; serves on speakers' bureaus for Boehringer-Ingelheim, Inc., and Bristol-Myers Squibb/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Partnership; and receives research support from diaDexus, Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Partnership, and from the NIH/NINDS [# K23 NS42912 (PI), # R01 NS050724 (PI),#NS048134 (PI), # P50 NS049060 (Project PI), # R37 NS029993 (Co-PI), and #R01 NS55809 (Co-I)]; and has given expert testimony on behalf of Merck Serono (Vioxx® litigation), Pfizer Inc (Shiley valve and Celebrex®/Bextra® litigation), and Novartis (Zelnorm® and stroke litigation). Dr. Claassen is a recipient of the AAN Clinical Research Training Fellowship.Dr. Mackey is funded by NIH T-32 training grant [NS 047996-04].
  • October 27 2009 issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Russ Swerdlow interview Dr. Dan Larriviere about the AAN paper on neuroenhancements. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the Serotonin syndrome. The next part of the podcast is Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Ruth Walker for our Lesson of the week toolbox about chorea-acanthocytosis. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclosure except Drs. Larriviere, Espay and Walker. Dr. Larriviere has received honoraria for serving on the American Association for the Advancement of Science Faculty and has received an unrestricted educational grant from Allergan, Inc.Dr. Espay has received personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.Dr. Walker has received honoraria from the NYU Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and University of Cincinnati for Grand and Movement Disorders Rounds; received personal compensation as a speaker for Intellyst® Medical Communication on Huntington disease and as a consultant for Scientia Advisors; and government support from Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • November 3 2009 issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interview Dr. Aline Bouwes about her paper on mild hypothermia after cardiopulmonary resuscitation. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about parkinsonism-hyperpyrexia syndrome. The podcast concludes where Dr. Michael Benatar interviews Dr. Mark Conaway for the Lesson of the Week on sensitivity and specificity. The participants had nothing to disclose.
  • November 10 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Matthew Barrett interview Drs. Pablo Martinez-Martin and K. Ray Chaudhuri about their paper on non-motor symptoms scale in Parkinson disease. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about varicella zoster virus can mimic Guillain-Barre syndrome. The podcast concludes where Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. David Loring for the Lesson of the Week on psychometric properties. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Martinez-Martin and Chaudhuri. Dr. Martinez-Martin served on a scientific advisory board for Novartis; serves on the editorial boards of Neurologia, the Spanish Society of Neurology, Revista de Neurologia, and Societies of Neurology of the Spanish autonomous regions; has received speaker honoraria from Sanofi aventis and Novartis; and receives research support from Novartis and the Carlos III Institute of Health.Dr. Chaudhuri serves on scientific advisory boards for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck Serono, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.; has received speaker honoraria from the European Federation of Neurological Societies, the Swedish Movement Disorders Society, and LIMPE Italy; and receives research support for a clinical research nurse from UCB.
  • November 17 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michelle Mauermann interview Dr. Hiroshi Mitsumoto about his paper on how progressive muscular atrophy is a form of ALS. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about neuromuscular disorders unmasked by statin therapy. The podcast concludes where Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Brian Weinshenker for the Lesson of the Week (disease of the month) on neuromyelitis optica. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Mitsumoto & Weinshenker. Dr. Mitsumoto has served on scientific advisory boards for and/or received speaker honoraria from Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Knopp Neurosciences Inc., Neuralstem, Inc., and Sanofi-aventis, and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.; and has received research support from Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Knopp Neurosciences Inc., the NIH [NINDS #R01NS04812 (Co-I) and NIEHS #1R01ES016348-01A2 (PI)], the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the ALS Association, and the MDA Wings Over Wall Street.Dr. Weinshenker serves as an editorial board members for Canadian Journal of Neurosciences and Turkish Journal of Neurology, received revenue for a patent held by Mayo Foundation licensed to RSR Limited, was a consultant for CaridianBCT in 2008, and receives research support from the Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation.
  • November 24 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Heather Harle interview Dr. Rod Adam about his paper on coccidioidal meningitis and brain abscesses. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about isolated medial rectus palsy in midbrain infarction. The next part of the podcast is Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Daniel Weintraub for our Lesson of the week toolbox about MoCA vs MMSE. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclosure except Drs. Espay and Weintraub. Dr. Espay has received personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.Dr. Weintraub has served on a scientific advisory board for Boehringer Ingelheim ; serves on the editorial board of Movement Disorders; has received honoraria from Boehringer Ingelheim, ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc., Novartis, Osmotica Pharmaceutical Corp., BrainCells Inc., Merck Serono, Sanofi-aventis, and Pfizer Inc; and receives research support from Boehringer Ingelheim and the NIH [#K23 MH067894 (Principal Investigator)].
  • December 1 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Keegan interview Dr. Massimo Filippi about his paper on oral vs. intravenous methyprednisolone in MS. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about pseudo-myasthenic ptosis. The next part of the podcast is Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Josep Dalmau for our Lesson of the week toolbox about NMDAR encephalitis. The participants had nothing to disclosure except Drs. Keegan, Filippi, Espay and Dalmau. Dr. Keegan serves as Section Co-Editor for Neurology and the Neurology Podcast Panel.Dr. Filippi serves on scientific advisory boards for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Genmab A/S; has received funding for travel from Bayer Schering Pharma, Biogen-Dompè AG, Genmab A/S, Merck Serono, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; serves on editorial boards of the American Journal of Neuroradiology, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Erciyes Medical Journal, Journal of Neuroimaging, Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Journal of Neurovirology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Multiple Sclerosis, and Neurological Sciences ; serves as a consultant to Bayer Schering Pharma, Biogen-Dompè AG, Genmab A/S, Merck Serono, Pepgen Corporation, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; serves on speakers' bureaus for Bayer Schering Pharma, Biogen-Dompè AG, Genmab A/S, Merck Serono, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; and receives research support from Bayer Schering Pharma, Biogen-Dompè AG, Genmab A/S, Merck Serono, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Fondazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla, and Fondazione Mariani. Dr. Espay has received personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.Dr. Dalmau has received honoraria for lectures not funded by industry; receives research support from EUROIMMUN and the NIH/NCI [RO1CA107192 (PI) and RO1CA89054-06A2 (PI)]; has received license fee payments from EUROIMMUN for an NMDA receptor autoantibody test (patent pending PCT/US07/18092, filed: August 15, 2007); and has received royalty payments and may accrue revenue for US Patent 6,387,639;, issued: May 14th, 2002: Patent for Ma2 autoantibody test.
  • December 8 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Sam Taylor interview Dr. Una McCann about her paper on recreational MDMA (Ecstasy). In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about EEG for diagnosis of tick paralysis. The podcast concludes where Dr. Ted Burns provides an introduction to Dr. Mateens interview with Dr. Donald Mulder which was recorded for the January 8, 2008 Lesson of the Week. Dr. Mulders In Memoriam is published in this issue. The participants had nothing to disclose except Dr. McCann. Dr. McCann has served on a scientific advisory board and speakers bureau for Jazz Pharmaceuticals; has received honoraria from Public Health Service and the Veterans Administration (grant reviews); and receives research support from the NIH [NIDA #R01 DA010217 (PI), NHLBI/NIDA #1 R01 Hl071501 (PI), NIDA # 1RO1 DA017231-01 A1 (Co-I), NIDA #2 RO1 DA05707 (Co-I), NIDA #2 RO1 DA05938 (Co-I), and NICHHD #1 R01 HD050202-01 (Co-I).]
  • December 15 2009 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interview Dr. Stephen Salloway about his paper on using bapineuzumab in mild to moderate Alzheimer disease. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the Heidenhain variant of Creutzfeldt Jakob disease. The podcast concludes where Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Brian Weinshenker for the Lesson of the Week (disease of the month) on triptans. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns & Salloway. Dr. Burns serves on the Neurology Podcast Committee.Dr. Salloway serves on scientific advisory boards for Myriad Genetics, Inc, Elan Corporation, Sanofi-aventis, Eisai Inc., and Pfizer; serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences; receives royalties from American Psychiatric Press Inc and Humana Press; received speaker honoraria from Eisai Inc., Pfizer, Novartis, Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Elan Corporation; serves as a consultant to Merck Serono and Medivation-data safety committee; receives research support from Elan Corporation, Wyeth, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Alzheimers Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimers Network, Aging Brain: DTI, Subcortical Ischemia and Behavior and NIH [NIA 1 R03 AGO23916-01A1]; receives funding from The Norman and Rosalie Fain Family Foundation.
  • January 5 2010 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Juliana Lockman interview Dr. Roderick Duncan about his paper on psychogenic non epileptic attacks. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about rosary-like calcifications in carotid stenosis. The next part of the podcast is Dr. Michael Benatar interviews Dr. Chris Coffey for our Lesson of the week about non-inferiority trials. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclosure except Dr. Duncan. Dr. Duncan has received speaker honoraria and funding for travel from UCB.
  • January 12 2010 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Richard Dubinsky about his paper on transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about neuroacanthocytosis can mimic Huntington disease. The next part of the podcast is excerpts from an AANEM interview with Dr. Ray Adams along with a brief introduction from Dr. Ted Burns. Theres a book review about Dr. Ray Adams in this weeks issue of Neurology. Please be sure to check out the review of the book, which is titled: Raymond Adams. A life of mind and muscle by Dr. Peter J. Koehler. The participants had nothing to disclosure except Dr. Dubinsky. Dr. Dubinsky serves on a scientific advisory board and speakers bureau for Allergan, Inc.; receives honoraria from BrioMed; receives research support from Allergan, Inc., Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH, and the NIH [NHGRI/NINDS #1R01HG02449-01 (Site Investigator); NIAM/NINDS #R01NS052592 (Site Investigator), NIAM/NINDS #R01NS052619-01 (Site Investigator), NIAM/NINDS #R01NS052592-01 (Site Investigator), NCCAM #2007P000827 (Site Investigator), NCCAM #UO1AT000613 (Site Investigator)]; and his spouse owns stock in Abbott.
  • January 19 2010 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Valerie Voon about her paper on conversion disorder. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about checklist for using intravenous phenytoin. The next part of the podcast is the second portion to an interview by Dr. Beau Bruce talking with Dr. Stewart Teppert about triptans. The participants had nothing to disclosure except Dr. Voon. Dr. Voon serves on a scientific advisory board for Boehringer Ingelheim; serves on the editorial board of Movement Disorders; and was supported by an intramural National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke fellowship.
  • January 26 2010 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Shanna Patterson interviews Dr. Mauricio Delgado about his AAN guidelines on children and adolescents with cerebral palsy. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about triple-H sign in anterior choroidal artery infarction. The next part of the podcast is Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Joanna Jen for our Lesson of the week toolbox about benign paroxysmal positional vertigo vs. posterior circulation stroke. The participants had nothing to disclosure except Drs. Delgado and Espay. Dr. Delgado serves on the editorial board of Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology; has received research support from Abbott, Sciele Pharma, Inc., UCB, Allergan, Inc., the Hurst Foundation, the United Cerebral Palsy Research & Educational Foundation, the Linda and Don Carter Foundation, and the Crowley Carter Foundation; and estimates 50% of his clinical effort is spent on assessment and management of motor disorders of childhood, which includes treating children with cerebral palsy with oral antispasticity medications, ITB, and botulinum toxin injections.Dr. Espay has received personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.
  • January 29 2019 Issue
    1. Brain death, the determination of brain death, and member guidance for brain death accommodation requests: AAN position statement. 2. [What’s Trending]: On tau protein and Alzheimer dementia symptoms. In the first segment, Dr. Jason Crowell talks with Dr. James Russell about his paper on brain death, the determination of brain death, and member guidance for brain death accommodation requests. In the second part of the podcast, Dr. Jeff Burns focuses his interview with Dr. Matthew Brier on tau protein and Alzheimer dementia symptoms.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Jason Crowell reports no disclosures. Dr. James Russell has served on Scientific Advisory Boards for Cytokinetics - Data Monitoring Board PROTOCOL CY 5022 A PHASE 2, MULTI-CENTER, DOUBLE-BLIND, RANDOMIZED, DOSE- RANGING, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY, SAFETY, AND TOLERABILITY OF CK-2127107 IN PATIENTS WITH AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS (ALS). Dr. James Russell received travel funding from 1) Non-profit - Mexican Academy of Neurology - Funded travel and lodging to speak at Annual Meeting Nov 2018 - no honorarium (2) Non-profit - ALS Association - funded travel and lodging to do site visit for ALSA certification of UVA ALS Clinic. Dr. James Russell has publishing royalties from (1) Neuromuscular Disorders, McGraw-Hill, 2nd edition published 2015, with subsequent royalities 2) Honorarium for published article in Continuum: Approach to peripheral neuropathy. Continuum: Peripheral Nervous System Disorders. Fall 2017. Dr. James Russell has done consultancies with compensation for market research interviews regarding ALS therapeutics and is currently being compensated for expert opinion in two medical legal cases, one in support of the defendant and one in support of the plaintiff. Dr. Matthew Brier has received funding for Biogen, travel and accommodation and received research support for Medical Scientist Training Program Grant to WUSTL (5T32GM007200-37.
  • February 2 2010 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Quigg interviews Dr. Rainer Surges and Prof. Matthew Walker about their paper on generalized seizures. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about HSV-1 encephalitis and falsely negative PCR. In the next part of the podcast is Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Curt LaFrance for our Lesson of the week toolbox about psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. The participants had nothing to disclosure except for Prof. Walker, Drs. Surges and Espay. Dr. Surges received research support from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.Prof. Walker serves on scientific advisory boards for GlaxoSmithKline, Eisai Inc., UCB, and Sierra Neuro; has received travel expenses and honoraria for lectures or educational activities not funded by industry; serves as an Associate Editor of Epilepsia and Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders and on the editorial boards of The Open Neurology Journal, Expert Opinion on Emerging Drugs, and Metabolic Brain Disease; receives royalties from publishing Understanding Epilepsy (BMA Family Doctor books, 1995); has received speaker honoraria from Eisai Inc. and UCB; serves as a consultant to Sierra Neuro; estimates that 20% of his clinical effort is on Video-EEG telemetry; and has received/receives research support from the Medical Research Council [G0400136 (PI), G0802158 (Co-I), G0701050 (Co-I), and G069336 (Co-I)], the European Community, Wellcome Trust, and Epilepsy Research UK.Dr. Espay has received personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.
  • February 9 2010 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. John Ly about his paper on cerebral amyloid angiopathy related hemorrhage. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. In the next part of the podcast, Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr Dan Larriviere for our Lesson of the week toolbox about principles of bioethics: respect of autonomy. The participants had nothing to disclosure except for Drs. Kissela, Larriviere and Burns.Dr. Kissela served on the scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc in 2009; served as a consultant for Allergan for 2-day meeting in 2009; received honoraria from CME program and unrestricted educational grants; received research support from the NIH [R01 NS 30678], [N01 NS 081588], [1Ul1 RR026314] and received compensation for reviewing records for several medical/legal cases regarding stroke.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort), and received compensation for a presentation on MG-QOL15, given to study investigators of eculizumab in myasthenia gravis.Dr. Larriviere has received honoraria for serving on the American Association for the Advancement of Science Faculty and has received an unrestricted educational grant from Allergan, Inc.
  • February 16 2010 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Benjamin Atkinson interviews Dr. Thanh Phan about his paper on hypoxic coma: A meta-analysis. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about distinguishing dystonic tremor from essential tremor. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Julian Bragg interviews Dr. Miguel Hernán for our Lesson of the Week about bias. The participants had nothing to disclosure.
  • February 23 2010 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Hans Dieter Katzberg about the AAN guidelines on treatment for muscle cramps. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about coat hanger sing in multiple sclerosis atrophy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Robert Naismith for our Lesson of the Week about natalizumab (Tysabri). The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns and Katzberg. Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort), and received compensation for a presentation on MG-QOL15, given to study investigators of eculizumab in myasthenia gravis.Dr. Katzberg has received funding for travel from the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
  • March 2 2010 Issue
    This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Andrea Pace about his paper on cisplatin neuropathy. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about atrophy in MuSK-antibody positive myasthenia gravis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Joanna Jen for our Lesson of the Week about benign paroxysmal positional vertigo vs. posterior circulation stroke. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Pace, Burns and Espay. Dr. Pace has received speaker honoraria from Schering-Plough Corp. and Italfarmaco.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.
  • March 9 2010 Issue
    Fibrillar amyloid-beta and Bioethics-beneficence. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brandy Matthews interviews Dr. Susan Resnick about her paper on cognitive decline is associated with fibrillar amyloid-beta. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the Eastchester clapping sign. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Dan Larriviere for our Lesson of the Week about principles of bioethics-beneficence. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Resnick, Matthews, Larriviere, and Burns. Dr. Resnick serves as Action Editor for Brain and Cognition; and received research support from the NIH/NIA Intramural Research Program.Dr. Matthews received honoraria for attending the AAN Annual Meeting in Seattle in 2009; and received research support from Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center, and NIA funded program from 2008 to present.Dr. Larriviere has received honoraria for serving on the American Association for the Advancement of Science Faculty; and has received an unrestricted educational grant from Allergan, Inc.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).
  • March 16 2010 Issue
    Non-motor symptoms of Parkinson disease and improving the no-show rate in residents clinic. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeremy Lanford interviews Dr. Theresa Zesiewicz about the AAN guidelines on non-motor symptoms of Parkinson disease. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alex Menze interviews Dr. Raymond Price for our Lesson of the Week about Resident & Fellow submission on education research. The participants had nothing to disclose except Dr. Zesiewicz. Dr. Zesiewicz has received funding for travel from and served on speakers bureaus for Boehringer Ingelheim and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; and receives research support from Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, UCLA-RAND, Teva Neuroscience, Pfizer Inc, Allergan, Inc., the National Ataxia Foundation, Friedreich's Ataxia Research Association, and from the Bill Allison Ataxia Research Center.
  • March 23 2010 Issue
    Familial essential tremor and update H1N1 and risk of GBS. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Matt Barrett interviews Dr. Giuseppe Nicoletti about his paper on familial essential tremor. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about fibrocartilaginous embolism myelopathy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Jim Sejvar for our Lesson of the Week about H1N1 vaccination and risk of GBS an update. The participants had nothing to disclose except Dr. Burns.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).
  • March 30 2010 Issue
    Subdiaphragmatic visceral infarction and part one on evidence-based medicine. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Justin Sattin interviews Dr. Pierre Amarenco about his paper on visceral infarction in cardioembolic stroke. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about neuroimaging in paroxysmal hemicranias and SSUNCT syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Michael Benatar interviews Dr. Gary Gronseth for part one on evidence-based medicine for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Dr. Gronseth. Dr. Gronseth serves as an editorial advisory board member of Neurology Now; serves on a speakers bureau for Boehringer Ingelheim; and receives honoraria from Boehringer Ingelheim and the American Academy of Neurology.
  • April 6 2010 Issue
    Poliovirus-infected macrophages in thymus and part two on evidence-based medicine. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Renato Bernasconi about his paper on myasthenia gravis. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about a mimic of hemicranias continua. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Michael Benatar interviews Dr. Gary Gronseth for part two on evidence-based medicine for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns and Gronseth.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Gronseth serves as an editorial advisory board member of Neurology Now; serves on a speakers bureau for Boehringer Ingelheim; and receives honoraria from Boehringer Ingelheim and the American Academy of Neurology.
  • April 13 2010 Issue
    Migraine care and principles of bioethics (part 3). This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jim Gordon interviews Dr. Rachel Nardin about her paper on migraine care in the United States. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about stroke with primary brain tumors. In the next part of the podcast, Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr Dan Larriviere for our Lesson of the week about principles of bioethics: respect of nonmaleficence. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Gordon, Nardin, Burns and Larriviere.Dr. Gordon has received speaker fees from the University of Washington School of Nursing for two talks.Dr. Nardin has received honoraria for lectures not funded by industry; serves on the editorial board of Muscle & Nerve; and has received royalties from publications in Up-to-date.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Larriviere has received honoraria for serving on the American Association for the Advancement of Science Faculty and has received an unrestricted educational grant from Allergan, Inc.
  • April 20 2010 Issue
    Driving risk in dementia and survey results on sedation for imminently dying. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Russ Swerdlow interviews Dr. Don Iverson about the AAN guidelines update on driving risk in dementia. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about motor movements in brain death. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Jim Russell for our Lesson of the Week about the AAN Ethics Section survey results on sedation for the imminently dying. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns and Russell.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Russell serves on the scientific advisory board for the Massachusetts Chapter of the ALS Association; and receives royalties from the publication of Neuromuscular Disorders (McGraw-Hill, 2007).
  • April 27 2010 Issue
    Safety of t-PA in stroke and Rett syndrome. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Sean Savitz about his paper on safety of t-PA in stroke. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about ophthalmoplegia in herpes zoster ophthalmicus. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. SakkuBai Naidu for our Lesson of the Week about Rett syndrome. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Savitz and Espay. Dr. Savitz serves on a scientific advisory board for Grupo Ferrer Internacional S.A.; has received travel expenses and/or honoraria for lectures or educational activities not funded by industry; serves as an Associate Editor of Experimental and Translational Stroke Medicine; has received honoraria from Johnson & Johnson; receives research support from Athersys, the NIH R21NS064316 [PI] and R21 HD060978 [PI], the American Heart Association, and from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.
  • May 4 2010 Issue
    Leptomeningeal metastases and acute dizziness. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michelle Mauermann interviews Dr. Lisa DeAngelis about her paper on leptomeningeal metastases. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about hemiballism. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. David Newman-Toker on acute dizziness for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Dr. DeAngelis.Dr. DeAngelis has served on a scientific advisory board for Genentech, Inc.; serves on the editorial board of Neurology; receives royalties from the publication of The Neurologic Complications of Cancer (Oxford University Press, 2008); and has received research support from the NIH (UO1 CA-105663-01 [Participating Member in the NABTC]).
  • May 11 2010 Issue
    Hippocampal removal and evidence-based medicine (part 1). This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ryan Overman interviews Dr. Marla Hamberger about her paper on hippocampal removal. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the "slurp" test for children with myasthenia gravis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Michael Benatar interviews Dr. Mark Conaway for part one on evidence-based medicine risk and rate for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Overman and Hamberger. Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee. Dr. Hamberger serves on the editorial board of Epilepsy and Behavior and receives research support from the NIH (NINDS R01 NS35140 [PI]). Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.Dr. Hamberger serves on the editorial board of Epilepsy and Behavior and receives research support from the NIH (NINDS R01 NS35140 [PI]).
  • May 18 2010 Issue
    Frontotemporal dementia and advocacy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Dr. Eneida Mioshi about her paper on frontotemporal dementia. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about atypical unilateral severe facial pain in smokers. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Robert Griggs on advocacy for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Mioshi, Burns and Griggs.Dr. Mioshi serves on the editorial board of Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive DisordersDr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Griggs serves on the editorial advisory board for Current Treatment Options in Neurology and NeuroRX; has received honoraria for lectures or educational activities not funded by industry; receives research support from the NINDS T32 NS07338 [PI]; NIH 2U54 NS059065-06 [PI], R01 NS045686-05 [PI], NIH-R13 Fostering Pharma, NINDS 525326 FOR-DMD, and FDA 2-RO1FD003454-02 [Co-PI] and TaroPharma; receives funding support from MDA Fostering Pharma-Academic Partnerships in Neuromuscular Experimental Therapeutics, Muscular Dystrophy Association Experimental Therapeutics of Neuromuscular Disease and Recruitment for HYP HOP Phase III trial in the Periodic paralyses (PI); and receives royalties from the publication of the book, Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 23 Edition.
  • May 25 2010 Issue
    1) Guillain-Barré syndrome vs. CIDP and 2) progressive myoclonic encephalopathies. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Erik Ensrud interviews Dr. Pieter van Doorn about his paper on Guillain-Barré syndrome. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Harlequin syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Berge Minassian for part 1 on progressive myoclonic encephalopathies for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. van Doorn and Espay.Dr. van Doorn receives research support from the Prinses Beatrix Fonds, the GBS-CIDP Foundation International and from Baxter biopharmaceutics.Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.
  • June 1 2010 Issue
    1) Embouchure dystonia and 2) progressive myoclonic encephalopathies. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Robert Pascuzzi interviews Dr. Bernhard Haslinger about his paper on embouchure dystonia. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the corneal reflex in stroke. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Berge Minassian for part 2 on progressive myoclonic encephalopathies for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Haslinger, Pascuzzi and Espay. Dr. Haslinger serves on a scientific board for Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC; has received funding from travel from Ipsen, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, and Medtronic, Inc.; has received speaker honoraria from Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Desitin Pharmaceuticals, GmbH, Ipsen, and Allergan, Inc.; receives research support from Ipsen and from the German Research Foundation (DFG).Dr. Pascuzzi serves on the Board of Directors of the ABPN; serves on the Neurology RRC; served as immediate past Program Director for Neurology Residency Training at Indiana University; participates in multicenter clinical trials for a variety of neuromuscular disorders but receives no direct compensation; and gives lectures for the AAN and at multiple academic medical centers but does not received personal compensation.Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.
  • June 8 2010 Issue
    1) Restless legs syndrome and 2) evidence-based medicine (part 2). This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Aman Savani interviews Dr. Diego Garcia-Borreguero about his paper on restless legs syndrome. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about fatal gastroenteritis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Michael Benatar interviews Dr. Mark Conaway for part two on evidence-based medicine relative risk, relative risk reduction, absolute risk reduction, and NNT for our Lesson of the Week. You may also want to check out the other two-part series on evidence-based medicine where Dr. Michael Benatar interviewed Dr. Gary Gronseth for our March 30 and April 6 Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Dr. Garcia-Borreguero. Dr. Garcia-Borreguero has served on scientific advisory boards for and received speaker honoraria from Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, UCB, Pfizer Inc, XenoPort, Inc., sanofi-aventis, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, and Merck & Co., Inc.
  • June 15 2010 Issue
    1) Imaging in acute stroke and 2) conflicts of interest: A personal perspective. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Yves Samson about his paper on diffusion-weighted MR imaging in acute stroke. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about posterior vermal split syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Matthew Wong interviews Dr. Joseph Martin for our Lesson of the Week about his paper on the pervasive influence of conflicts of interest. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Kissela, Samson and Martin. Dr. Kissela served on the scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc in 2009; served as a consultant for Allergan for 2-day meeting in 2009; received honoraria from CME program and unrestricted educational grants; received research support from the NIH [R01 NS 30678], [N01 NS 081588], [1Ul1 RR026314] and received compensation for reviewing records for several medical/legal cases regarding stroke. Dr. Samson is co-inventor of Neurinfarct software (Patent WO 2008/000973, issued 2008) currently owned by Intelligence in Medical Technologies, Paris; and holds stock in Intelligence in Medical Technologies. Dr. Martin has been on the Board of Directors at Baxter International for 8 years. For a short narrative describing this activity in greater detail, and the effect it had on Dr. Martin's activities, please see appendix e-1 at http://www.neurology.org
  • July 6 2010 Issue
    1) Depressive symptoms and risk of dementia and 2) Early history of the AAN. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. David Geldmacher interviews Dr. Jane Saczynski about her paper on depressive symptoms and risk of dementia. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about wrong way eyes. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Robert Joynt on the early history of the AAN for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Fugate, Burns and Joynt. Dr. Geldmacher serves on editorial board of Brain Injury, has received speaker honoraria from Danville Regional Medical Center, Georgetown Medical School, University of Rochester, Cleveland Clinic, Kaiser Permanante and Academy for Healthcare Education, receives research support from Elan Corporation [PI], Eisai Inc. [PI], Medivation, Inc. [PI], Janssen [PI] and Novartis [PI].Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Joynt receives a stipend as Newsletter Editor for Neurology® and royalties from Archives of Neurology for published work.
  • July 13 2010 Issue
    1) Diagnosis of acute ischemic stroke and 2) evidence-based medicine (Part 3). This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Peter Schellinger about his paper on diagnosis of acute ischemic stroke. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about digiti quinti sign. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Michael Benatar interviews Dr. Mark Conaway for part three on evidence-based medicine probability, odds, and odds ratio for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Kissela, Schellinger and Fugate. Dr. Kissela served on the scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc in 2009; served as a consultant for Allergan for 2-day meeting in 2009; received honoraria from CME program and unrestricted educational grants; received research support from the NIH [R01 NS 30678], [N01 NS 081588], [1Ul1 RR026314] and received compensation for reviewing records for several medical/legal cases regarding stroke.Dr. Schellinger has served/serves on scientific advisory boards for Boehringer Ingelheim, ImaRx Therapeutics, Photothera, Cerevast, and CoAxia, Inc.; has served/serves on speakers' bureaus for and received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi, ImaRx Therapeutics, Photothera, Cerevast, CoAxia, Inc., Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and GlaxoSmithKline; serves on editorial boards of Stroke and European Neurology; receives royalties from the publication of NeuroIntensiv (Springer, 2008) and received royalties from the publication of Stroke MRI (Steinkopff, 2004); has served as a consultant for CoAxia, Inc., Photothera, Cerevast, ImaRx, and Boehringer Ingelheim; and has provided expert testimony, affidavits, and acted as a witness or consultant in legal proceedings.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • 2009-2010 Acedemic Year Review
    In this special podcast for the Neurology Journal, Dr. Ted M. Burns plays a dozen of the many interesting audio clips from Neurology Podcasts of the 2009-2010 academic year.
  • July 20 2010 Issue
    1) Mild cognitive decline 2) Ultrasound of peripheral nerves (Part 1). This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Dr. Susan Landau about her paper on mild cognitive decline. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Doi's sign. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mary Lussier interviews Dr. Michael Cartwright for part one on peripheral nerve ultrasound for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Landau, Fugate, and Cartwright. Dr. Landau receives research support from the NIH (U01 AG024904 [Research specialist]).Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Cartwright receives research support from the NIH (1K23 N5062892-01A1) and has received speaker honoraria from AANEM and ASN annual meetings.
  • July 27 2010 Issue
    1) Multiple sclerosis: A meta-analytic approach 2) Ultrasound of peripheral nerves (Part 2). This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. Maria Pia Sormani about her paper on multiple sclerosis: A meta-analytic approach. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Terson syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mary Lussier interviews Dr. Michael Cartwright for part two on peripheral nerve ultrasound for our Lesson of the Week. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Sormani, Keegan, Fugate, and Cartwright.
  • August 3 2010 Issue
    1) Acute progressive neurologic decline and absence of mass lesion and 2) AAN.com and community features it provides. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Karen Roos interviews Drs. Jason Taub and Jeffrey Olson about their paper on acute progressive neurologic decline. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about unilateral photophobia or phonophobia in cluster headache. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Daniel Hoch and Jose Merino about AAN.com and the community features it provides for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Roos, Olson, Overman, Burns, Hoch, and Jose Merino. Dr. Roos serves as Editor-in-Chief of Seminars in Neurology, received royalties for 4 published textbooks, received funding for traveling from the AAN and other universities, and gave expert testimony, but monies received were forwarded to the Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine.Dr. Olson serves on the Data Safety Monitoring Board for Monteris, Inc., and has funded clinical research for which he is the Emory PI by Wyeth, Myriad Genetics, Inc., and Baxter International Inc.; and receives research support from the NIH (UO1CA137433-01 [Site PI], R01 CA116174 [Co-I], R01 CA121320-01 [Co-I], and R21 CA141836 [PI]).Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Hoch serves as an editorial board member of AAN.com, holds stock options in Merck Serono and Biogen Idec, and gave expert testimony in the trial for the State of Massachusetts, Essex County, 2008-2010.Jose Merino receives a stipend as Associate Editor for AAN.com, serves as an editorial board member of Stroke and receives salary support from NINDS contract with Suburban Hospital.
  • August 10 2010 Issue
    1) Comparative effectiveness research and 2) ACGME proposals for work duty hours. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michael Benatar interviews Dr. Jacqueline French about her paper on comparative effectiveness research. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Guillain-Barré-like syndrome with thallium poisoning. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Lori Schuh about ACGME recommendations for work duty hours for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. French, Overman, and Burns. Dr. French has served on scientific advisory boards for UCB, Johnson & Johnson, Eisai Inc., Novartis, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Icagen, Inc., Ikano Therapeutics Inc., Sepracor Inc., and Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; has received funding for travel from UCB, Kyowa Hakko Kirin Pharma, Inc., Eisai Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, and GlaxoSmithKline; serves as an Associate Editor of Epilepsy Currents and Supplement Editor for Epileptic Disorders; estimates that 30% of her time is spent in outpatient epilepsy practice; receives research support from the Epilepsy Therapy Development Project, FACES, Johnson & Johnson, Eisai Inc., UCB, SK Bio-Pharmaceuticals, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer Inc, Merck Serono, the NIH (R01 NS053998-01A1 [coinvestigator]), and from the Epilepsy Research Foundation; and serves as President of the Epilepsy Study Consortium, which receives money from multiple pharmaceutical companies. A fixed 20% of her NYU salary is paid by the study consortium, some of which may come from consulting fees from GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer Inc, UCB, Johnson & Johnson, Cyberonics, Inc., SCHWARZ PHARMA, Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Eisai Inc., Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Bial Pharmaceuticals, NeuroVista Corporation, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Icagen, Inc., Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Ikano Therapeutics Inc., SK Bio-Pharmaceuticals, TaroPharma, NeuroTherapeutics Pharma, Inc., Sepracor Inc., and Novartis. Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).
  • August 17 2010 Issue
    1) Nonfluent primary progressive aphasia and 2) MuSK antibodies. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Farrah Mateen interviews Dr. Jonathan Rohrer about his paper on nonfluent primary progressive aphasia. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the Stransky sign. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Donald Sanders about MuSK antibodies for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Rohrer, Mateen, Overman, Bruce and Sanders. Dr. Mateen has received grant funding from the AAN/AANF 2010 Practice Research Fellowship. Dr. Rohrer has received research support from the Wellcome Trust (Clinical Research Fellowship) and Brain (Exit Scholarship).Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology(R) Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology(R) Podcast Committee.Dr. Bruce has received grant funding from the AAN/AANF Practice Research Fellowship and is funded by NIH grants UL1-RR025008 and KL2-RR025009.Dr. Sanders is a consultant for Accordant Health Services, Inc, Bayhill Therapeutics, Inc, Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co., Inc, BioMarin, Inc, Baxter International Inc., CytoKinetics, GlaxoSmithKline, and GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc, receives royalties from the publication of the book Single Fiber EMG and serves on the speakers' bureau of Athena Diagnostics and Talecris Biotherapeutics.
  • August 24 2010 Issue
    1) Cerebral artery infarctions 2) Antibiotics-cause of encephalopathy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Justin Sattin interviews Dr. Adam Kelly about his paper on cerebral artery infarctions. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about highlights from the e-Pearl archive. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Matthew Flaherty interviews Dr. Steven Lewis on antibiotics as a cause of encephalopathy for our Lesson of the Week. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Overman, Flaherty and Lewis.
  • August 31 2010 Issue
    1) Seasonal prevalence of MS and 2) New Clinical Practice Journal. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Scagnelli interviews Dr. Dominik Meier about his paper on MS disease activity. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about drug-induced parkinsonism...and...alteplase-associated hemi?orolingual angioedema from the e-Pearl archives. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. John Corboy about the first issue of the new Clinical Practice Journal for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Meier, Overman, Burns and Corboy. Dr. Meier has received research support from the NIH (R01 AG022092-01 [co investigator] and NCRR P41 RR013218 [consultant]. Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Corboy serves as Editor for Clinical Practice Journal and Section Editor for Neurology Today, receives research support from Novartis [CFTY720D2309], the NIH [ NINDS1UO1NS4571901A1], and National MS Society and gave expert testimony in the trial of Colorado Anthony vs Loop, Morgan County District Court. A fixed 25 % of his salary is paid by the Rocky Mountain MS Center.
  • September 7 2010 Issue
    1) Depression in Parkinson disease and 2) Topic of the month: Aphasia. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Russ Swerdlow interviews Dr. Massimo Filippi about his paper on depression in Parkinson disease. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about five clues to the diagnosis of inclusion body myositis...and...amphiphysin antibody-associated stiff-person syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Keith Josephs about post-stroke aphasias for our Lesson of the Week. Over the next subsequent three weeks, we will highlight primary progressive aphasias. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Filippi, Overman, Espay and Josephs. Dr. Filippi serves on scientific advisory boards for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Genmab A/S; has received funding for travel from Bayer Schering Pharma, Biogen-Dompe AG, Genmab A/S, Merck-Serono, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; serves on editorial boards of the American Journal of Neuroradiology, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Erciyes Medical Journal, Journal of Neuroimaging, Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Journal of Neurovirology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Multiple Sclerosis, and Neurological Sciences; serves as a consultant to Bayer Schering Pharma, Biogen-Dompe AG, Genmab A/S, Merck-Serono, Pepgen Corporation, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; serves on speakers' bureaus for Bayer Schering Pharma, Biogen-Dompe AG, Genmab A/S, Merck-Serono, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; and receives research support from Bayer Schering Pharma, Biogen-Dompe AG, Genmab A/S, Merck-Serono, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Fondazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla, and Fondazione Mariani. Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee. Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis. Dr. Josephs is funded by R01- DC010367 (PI), the Dana Foundation (PI), and the Morris K. Udall PD Research Center of Excellence NIH/NINDS P50 NS40256 (Co-I).
  • September 14 2010 Issue
    1) Muscular dystrophy and 2) Topic of the month: Aphasia. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Elliot Dimberg interviews Dr. Richard Finkel about his paper on muscular dystrophy. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about anti-NMDA receptor antibody encephalitis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Keith Josephs for the next part of our discussion on aphasias for our Lesson of the Week. Over the subsequent two weeks, we will continue to highlight the disorders of language. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Dimberg, Finkel, Overman, Espay and Josephs. Dr. Dimberg serves as an editorial board member of AANEM Nerve and Muscle Junction Podcasts and as part of the Neurology® Podcast Panel, has received honoraria from ePocrates.com and Harris Interactive. Dr. Finkel serves on advisory boards for PTC Therapeutics, Inc., DuchenneConnect, Families of SMA, the National Fabry Disease Foundation, and TREAT-NMD; has received travel expenses for lectures not funded by industry; receives research support from PTC Therapeutics, Inc., Genzyme Corporation, Santhera Pharmaceuticals, the NIH (U54 AR0526446-03 [Co-I] and 1U54 NS0657-12-01 [Co-I]), the SMA Foundation, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and the Foundation for the Eradication of Duchenne; and his spouse serves on the editorial board of Arthritis Research and Therapy, holds and has received license fees for numerous patents related to T cell activation and HIV, and receives research support from Merck Serono and the NIH in the field of T cell activation, HIV and genomics of juvenile arthritis.Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.Dr. Josephs is funded by R01- DC010367 (PI), the Dana Foundation (PI), and the Morris K. Udall PD Research Center of Excellence NIH/NINDS P50 NS40256 (Co-I).
  • September 21 2010 Issue
    1) Management of headache and 2) Topic of the month: Aphasia. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Kelly Gwathmey interviews Professor Peter Goadsby about his paper on management of headache. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about electrodiagnostic features of axonal neuropathy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Keith Josephs for the next part of our discussion on aphasias for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Professor Goadsby, Drs. Overman, Espay and Josephs. Prof. Goadsby has served as a consultant for or served on a scientific advisory board for Advanced Bionics, Allergan, Inc., Almirall, Amgen, ATI, AstraZeneca, Belgian Research Council, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Boston Scientific, CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, Coherex Medical, Inc., Eli Lilly & Company, Fidelity Foundation, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Kalypsys Inc., Medtronic, Inc., MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Migraine Research Foundation, Migraine Trust, Minster Pharmaceuticals plc, Medical Research Council-UK, Merck & Co., Inc., the NIH/ NINDS (Consultant); Netherlands Research Council, Neuralieve, NeurAxon Inc. NeuroTherapeutics Pharma, Organisation for Understanding Cluster Headache-UK and US, and Pfizer Inc; receives royalties from the publication of Mechanism and Management of Headache, 7th ed. (Elsevier, 2005); and has received research support from GlaxoSmithKline, Neuralieve, Merck & Co., Inc., Johnson & Johnson, and MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.Dr. Josephs is funded by R01- DC010367 (PI), the Dana Foundation (PI), and the Morris K. Udall PD Research Center of Excellence NIH/NINDS P50 NS40256 (Co-I).
  • September 28 2010 Issue
    1) MS quality of life and 2) Topic of the month: Aphasia. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Matthew Wong interviews Dr. Paul Grossman about his paper on MS quality of life, depression and fatigue. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the accessory deep peroneal nerve. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Jerzy Szaflarski for the last part of our discussion on aphasia for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Grossman, Overman, Espay and Szaflarski.
  • October 5 2010 Issue
    1) Falls in Parkinson disease and 2) Topic of the month: Bedside testing of the frontal lobes. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Tiffini Voss interviews Dr. Kathy Chung about her paper on reducing falls in Parkinson disease. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about stroke in neurocysticercosis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Russ Swerdlow about dorsolateral prefrontal cortex for our Lesson of the Week. Over the next subsequent three weeks, we will highlight bedside testing of the frontal cortex. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Voss, Chung, Overman, and Burns. Dr. Chung has received research support from a VA Career Development Award.Dr. Voss has received research support from the University of Rochester for Clinical Monitor for Phase III clinical trial.Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).
  • October 12 2010 Issue
    1) Mild Alzheimer disease and 2) Topic of the month: Bedside testing of the frontal lobes. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Dr. Geoffrey Kerchner about his paper on mild Alzheimer disease. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about MRI findings in idiopathic intracranial hypertension. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Russ Swerdlow for the next part of our discussion on the orbitofrontal cortex for our Lesson of the Week. Over the subsequent two weeks, we will continue to highlight other areas of the frontal cortex. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Kerchner, Overman, and Burns.
  • October 19 2010 Issue
    1) Non-convulsive status epilepticus and 2) Topic of the month: Bedside testing of the frontal lobes. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Alex Menze interviews Dr. Nick Johnson about his paper on non-convulsive status epilepticus. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about hallucinations in dementia with Lewy bodies. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Russ Swerdlow for the next part of our discussion on areas of the frontal cortex for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs Overman and Burns.
  • October 26 2010 Issue
    1) Pneumococcal meningitis and 2) Topic of the month: Bedside testing of the frontal lobes. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Bart Nathan interviews Drs. Matthijs Brouwer and Diederik van de Beek about their paper on pneumococcal meningitis. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about REM sleep behavior disorder in the synucleinopathies. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Russ Swerdlow for the last part of our discussion on bedside testing of the frontal lobes for our Lesson of the Week. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Van de Beek, Overman, and Burns. Dr. van de Beek has received research support from The Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development and the Academic Medical Center.Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).
  • November 2 2010 Issue
    1) Acute ischemic stroke and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-muscular disease. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Ms. Elizabeth Mostofsky about her paper on acute ischemic stroke onset. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Guillain-Barré in patients with HIV infection. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Ted Burns about diagnosis of myasthenia gravis for our Lesson of the Week. Over the next subsequent four weeks, we will highlight neuro-muscular disease. The participants had nothing to disclose except Ms. Mostofsky, Overman, and Burns. Ms. Mostofsky receives research support from the NIH/NIAID (T32-A1007535-11).Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).
  • November 9 2010 Issue
    1) NMDA receptor antibodies and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-muscular disease. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Harald Pruss, Josep Dalmau and Klaus-Peter Wandinger about their paper on NMDA receptor antibodies. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about acute intermittent porphyria as a mimic of Guillain-Barré syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Ted Burns for the next part of our discussion on diagnostic testing for myasthenia gravis for our Lesson of the Week. Over the subsequent three weeks, we will continue to highlight other areas of the frontal cortex. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Dalmau, Wandinger, Overman, and Burns. Dr. Dalmau has received royalties from a patent re: Ma2 autoantibody test and has patents pending re: NMDA and GABAB receptor autoantibody tests (license fee payments received from EUROIMMUN AG); and receives research support from funding from EUROIMMUN AG and the NIH/NCI [RO1CA107192 (PI) and RO1CA89054-06A2 (PI)].Dr. Wandinger is a full-time employee of and holds stock in EUROIMMUN AG. Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).
  • November 16 2010 Issue
    Hallucinations and sleep disorders and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-muscular disease. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Scott Kohler interviews Drs. Christopher Goetz and Glenn Stebbins about their paper on hallucinations and sleep disorders in PD. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about mimics of Guillain-Barre syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Gil Wolfe for the next part of our discussion on treatments for myasthenia gravis for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Goetz, Stebbins, and Overman. Dr. Goetz serves on a scientific advisory board for the Parkinson's Disease Foundation; served as Editor-in-Chief of Movement Disorders; receives royalties from the publication of Textbook of Clinical Neurology, 3rd edition (Saunders, 2007) and Jean-Martin Charcot: Constructing Neurology (Oxford University Press, 1995); has served as a consultant for Asubio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, IMPAX Laboratories, Inc., i3 Research, Ingenix, Neurim Pharmaceuticals, Novartis, Osmotica Pharmaceutical Corp., Oxford BioMedica Plc, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., United Biosource Corporation and UCB; receives research support from Boehringer Ingelheim, Ceregene, Merck Serono, Santhera Pharmaceuticals, the NIH (U01NS043127-09 [Consultant], U01NS043127-09 [Consultant], 1K23 NS060949-02 [Mentor], and 5K23 NS052487-05 [Mentor]), and the Michael J Fox Foundation; and directs the Rush Parkinson's Disease Research Center, which receives support from the Parkinson's Disease Foundation. Dr. Stebbins has served/serves on the editorial boards of Movement Disorders and the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology; and receives research support from the NIH (NIA AG09466 [Co-PI] and NINDS N057514 [Coinvestigator]), the American Cancer Society, the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research, and the Fragile-X Foundation.Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.
  • November 23 2010 Issue
    1) Corticobasal syndrome and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-muscular disease. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Drs. Jennifer Whitwell and Keith Josephs about their paper on corticobasal syndrome. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Guillain-Barre mimics: Buckthorn neurotoxicity. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Rahman Pourmand for the next part of our discussion on Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Espay, Whitwell, Josephs, and Overman. Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.Dr. Whitwell receives research support from the Dana Foundation and the NIH (R01- DC010367 [coinvestigator] and R01-AG037491 [coinvestigator]).Dr. Josephs receives research support from the NIH (NIDCD R01- DC010367 [PI], NIA R01-AG037491 [PI], and NINDS 2P50 NS040256-10 [coinvestigator]) and the Dana Foundation.Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.
  • November 30 2010 Issue
    1) AAN quality measures on Parkinson disease and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-muscular disease. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Eric Cheng about the AAN quality measures on Parkinson disease. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Guillain-Barre mimics: Amiodarone neurotoxicity. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. James Howard for the last part of our discussion on neuro-muscular disease with this week being about acetylcholine esterase inhibitors for our Lesson of the Week. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Cheng and, Overman. Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Cheng serves as a consultant for the National Parkinson Foundation; and receives research support from the NIH/NINDS (K23NS058571 [PI]), the VA Parkinson's Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Center, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the California Office of Statewide Planning and Development, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the American Heart Association. Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.
  • December 7 2010 Issue
    1) Transient RLS and 2) Topic of the month: Treatment of tremor in PD. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Mauro Manconi and Prof. Luigi Ferin-Strambi about their paper on transient RLS. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about medullary signs in neuromyelitis optica. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Shanna Patterson interviews Dr. Blair Ford about medical treatment of tremor in PD for our Lesson of the Week. Next week, we will highlight the second part of this interview which will discuss surgical treatment of tremor. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Espay, Overman, Ford and Prof. Luigi Ferin-Strambi. Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.Prof. Ferini-Strambi serves as Field Editor for Sleep Medicine. Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.Dr. Ford serves on the scientific advisory board for Medtronic, Inc., and receives in his clinical practice as Medical Director for Movement Disorder Surgery at Columbia University (25% effort).
  • December 14 2010 Issue
    Bihemispheric brain stimulation and 2) Topic of the month: Treatment of tremor in PD. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Drs. Gottfried Schrang and Robert Lindenberg about their paper on bihemispheric brain stimulation. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the clinical syndrome of spinal cord lesions. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Shanna Patterson interviews Dr. Blair Ford for the next part of our discussion on surgical treatment of tremor in PD for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Kissela, Schlaug, Overman, and Ford. Dr. Kissela served on the scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc in 2009; served as a consultant for Allergan for 2-day meeting in 2009; received honoraria from CME program and unrestricted educational grants; received research support from the NIH [R01 NS 30678], [N01 NS 081588], [1Ul1 RR026314] and received compensation for reviewing records for several medical/legal cases regarding stroke.Dr. Schlaug receives research support from the NIH (NINDS 1R01NS045049 [PI], NIDCD 1RO1 DC008796 [PI], and NIDCD R01 DC009823-01 [PI]), and from the National Science Foundation. Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.Dr. Ford serves on the scientific advisory board for Medtronic, Inc., and receives in his clinical practice as Medical Director for Movement Disorder Surgery at Columbia University (25% effort).
  • January 4 2011 Issue
    First paper ever published in Neurology in 1951 and 2) Topic of the month: Interviews with Dr. Oliver Sacks. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Lewis Rowland, Robert Daroff, and Robert Griggs about the first paper ever published in Neurology on past, present and future of neurology. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about bobble head doll syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Oliver Sacks about alexia without agraphia and the left inferotemporal gyrus for our Lesson of the Week. Over the next subsequent three weeks, we will highlight other neurologic disorders Dr. Oliver Sacks writes about in his new book, The Mind's Eye. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Rowland Griggs and Fugate.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Rowland serves as Ombudsman for Neurology; receives royalties from the publication of Merritt's Neurology (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005); and served as Editor-in-Chief of Neurology Today. Dr. Griggs serves on the editorial advisory board for Current Treatment Options in Neurology and NeuroRX; has received honoraria for lectures or educational activities not funded by industry; receives research support from the NINDS T32 NS07338 [PI]; NIH 2U54 NS059065-06 [PI], R01 NS045686-05 [PI], NIH-R13 Fostering Pharma, NINDS 525326 FOR-DMD, and FDA 2-RO1FD003454-02 [Co-PI] and TaroPharma; receives funding support from MDA Fostering Pharma-Academic Partnerships in Neuromuscular Experimental Therapeutics, Muscular Dystrophy Association Experimental Therapeutics of Neuromuscular Disease and Recruitment for HYP HOP Phase III trial in the Periodic paralyses (PI); and receives royalties from the publication of the book, Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 23 Edition. Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • January 11 2011 Issue
    Repeat brain death examinations and 2) Topic of the month: Interviews with Dr. Oliver Sacks. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Dana Lustbader about her paper on repeat brain death examinations. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about unilateral photophobia or phonophobia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Oliver Sacks about prosopagnosia and the fusiform gyrus for our Lesson of the Week. Over the next subsequent two weeks, we will continue to discuss other interesting topics with Dr. Oliver Sacks. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Kissela, Lustbader Fugate and Burns.Dr. Kissela served on the scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc in 2009; served as a consultant for Allergan for 2-day meeting in 2009; received honoraria from CME program and unrestricted educational grants; received research support from the NIH [R01 NS 30678], [N01 NS 081588], [1Ul1 RR026314] and received compensation for reviewing records for several medical/legal cases regarding stroke.Dr. Lustbader is a consultant for the American Board of Internal Medicine and serves on the Test Writing Committee for Palliative Medicine.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • January 18 2011 Issue
    Plasmapheresis in neurolgic disorders: guideline update and 2) Topic of the month: Interviews with Dr. Oliver Sacks. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michelle Mauermann interviews Dr. Irene Cortese about the evidence-based update on plasmapheresis in neurologic disorders. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about triple-a-sign in Lambert Eaton syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Oliver Sacks about posterior cortical atrophy and visual agnosias for our Lesson of the Week. Over the next subsequent two weeks, we will continue to discuss other interesting topics with Dr. Oliver Sacks. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Fugate and Burns.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • January 25 2011 Issue
    1) Child development following in utero exposure and 2) Topic of the month: Interviews with Dr. Oliver Sacks. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Mytinger interviews Dr. Gus Baker about his paper on child development following in utero exposure. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about burning mouth syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Oliver Sacks about his thoughts about being a patient and a neurologist. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Baker, Fugate and Burns.Dr. Baker has served on a scientific advisory board for sanofi-aventis; serves on the editorial board of Epilepsy and Behaviour; has received speaker honoraria from Eisai Inc.; has received educational support from UCB, sanofi-aventis, and Pfizer Inc; and receives research support from Epilepsy Research UK, Medical Research Council UK, and Epilepsy Action UK.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • February 1 2011 Issue
    1) Zoster sine herpete and 2) Topic of the month: Neurotoxins. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Don Gilden about his paper on zoster sine herpete. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Sturge-Weber syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Christian Sandrock about botulism and botulinum toxin for our Lesson of the Week. Over the next subsequent three weeks, we will interview other specialists about neurotoxins. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Gilden, Clardy and Bruce.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Gilden serves as Senior Associate Editor for the Journal of Neurovirology and on the editorial boards of In Vivo, the Journal of Virology, Scientific American Medicine, Virus Genes, and Neurology; and receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Bruce has received grant funding from the AAN/AANF Practice Research Fellowship and is funded by NIH grants UL1-RR025008 and KL2-RR025009.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • February 8 2011 Issue
    1) Cerebrovascular re-events and 2) Topic of the month: Neurotoxins. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michael Knoflach interviews Dr. Mira Katan about her paper on stress hormones predicting cerebrovascular re-events. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about "candle guttering" sign in tuberous sclerosis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. David Bellinger about neurologic effects of lead toxicity for our Lesson of the Week. The Lesson of the Weeks for the last two weeks of February will be organic solvents and ciguatera poisoning. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Katan, Burns, Clardy and Bruce.Dr. Katan has received speaker honoraria from B - R - A - H - M - S GmbH.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Bruce has received grant funding from the AAN/AANF Practice Research Fellowship and is funded by NIH grants UL1-RR025008 and KL2-RR025009.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • February 15 2011 Issue
    1) Motor cortex inhibition and 2) Topic of the month: Neurotoxins. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Mytinger interviews Dr. Don Gilbert about his paper on motor cortex inhibition. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about ictal asystole. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Jonathan Rutchik about neurolgic effects of organic solvents for our Lesson of the Week. Next week, we will discuss ciguatera poisoning. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Gilbert, Clardy and Bruce.Dr. Gilbert has received honoraria from the Tourette Syndrome Association/ Centers for Disease Control, the Movement Disorder Society, the American Academy of Neurology, and the American Academy of Pediatrics; serves on the medical advisory board for the Tourette Syndrome Association; writes board review questions for PREP SA (American Academy of Pediatrics); has received research support from the NIH [NIMH R01 MH078160, NIMH R01 MH08185, and NINDS NS056276], and from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Research Foundation, the University of Cincinnati, and the Tourette Syndrome Association.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bruce has received grant funding from the AAN/AANF Practice Research Fellowship and is funded by NIH grants UL1-RR025008 and KL2-RR025009.
  • February 22 2011 Issue
    1) Paraneoplastic disease and 2) Topic of the month: Neurotoxins. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jennie Taylor interviews Dr. Bruce Giometto about his paper on paraneoplastic disease. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about diencephalic syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. John Pearn about ciguatera poisoning for our Lesson of the Week. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Clardy and Bruce.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bruce has received grant funding from the AAN/AANF Practice Research Fellowship and is funded by NIH grants UL1-RR025008 and KL2-RR025009.
  • March 1 2011 Issue
    1) Brain death and the courts and 2) Topic of the month: Sports neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Dan Larriviere interviews Ms Agnes Schipper about her paper on brain death and the courts. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about junctional scotoma. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Howard Goodkin interviews Dr. Jeff Kutcher about second impact syndrome and RTP. Over the subsequent four weeks, Dr. Goodkin will interview Dr. Kutcher about concussions. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Larriviere, Fugate and Goodkin.Dr. Larriviere serves as a consultant for Allergan, Inc.; and serves on the editorial board of Neurology Today.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Goodkin serves on the scientific board for Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance and CURE; serves on the editorial board for Neurology and Surgical Neurology International; receives royalties from the publication of the book The choking game and other strangulation activities in children and adolescents; and is funded by NIH grants [R01 NS067439 PI and R01 NS48413 PI].
  • March 8 2011 Issue
    1) Income gap in medical practice and 2) Topic of the month: Sports neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Alex Bragg interviews Dr. Bruce Sigsbee about his paper on income gap in medical practice. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Sneddon syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Howard Goodkin interviews Dr. Jeff Kutcher about chronic traumatic encephalopathy and retirement. The LOTWs for the next three weeks of March will be concussion diagnosis, post-concussion syndrome and peripheral nerve injury. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Sigsbee, Fugate and Goodkin.Dr. Sigsbee as President-Elect of the American Academy of Neurology receives a stipend.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Goodkin serves on the scientific board for Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance and CURE; serves on the editorial board for Neurology and Surgical Neurology International; receives royalties from the publication of the book The choking game and other strangulation activities in children and adolescents; and is funded by NIH grants [R01 NS067439 PI and R01 NS48413 PI].
  • March 15 2011 Issue
    1) Guillain-Barré syndrome and 2) Topic of the month: Sports neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Bart Jacobs about his paper on Guillain-Barré syndrome. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about early handedness a sign of presumed perinatal stroke. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Howard Goodkin interviews Dr. Jeff Kutcher about concussion diagnosis. The LOTWs for the next two weeks of March will be post-concussion syndrome and peripheral nerve injury. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Jacobs, Fugate and Goodkin.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Jacobs has received funding for travel from Baxter International Inc.; and has received research support from the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development, the Prinses Beatrix Fonds, and from GBS-CIDP Foundation International. Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Goodkin serves on the scientific board for Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance and CURE; serves on the editorial board for Neurology and Surgical Neurology International; receives royalties from the publication of the book The choking game and other strangulation activities in children and adolescents; and is funded by NIH grants [R01 NS067439 PI and R01 NS48413 PI].
  • March 22 2011 Issue
    1) Traumatic brain injury and 2) Topic of the month: Sports neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Drs. Erik Ensrud and Brian Edlow interviews Dr. Jordan Grafman about his paper on traumatic brain injury. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about TCD in brain death. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Howard Goodkin interviews Dr. Jeff Kutcher about post-concussion syndrome. The LOTW for the last week of March will be about peripheral nerve injury. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Grafman, Fugate and Goodkin.Dr. Grafman serves as Co-editor of Cortex and receives research support from the Intramural Research Program NIH/NINDS and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Goodkin serves on the scientific board for Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance and CURE; serves on the editorial board for Neurology and Surgical Neurology International; receives royalties from the publication of the book The choking game and other strangulation activities in children and adolescents; and is funded by NIH grants [R01 NS067439 PI and R01 NS48413 PI].
  • March 29 2011 Issue
    1) Improvement of migraines and 2) Topic of the month: Sports neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Heather Harle interviews Dr. Dale Bond about his paper on improvement of migraines after bariatric surgery. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about hyperventilation: test for diagnosing absence seizures. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Howard Goodkin interviews Dr. Jeff Kutcher about peripheral nerve injury to finish the month about sports neurology. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Bond, Fugate and Goodkin.Dr. Bond serves on the editorial boards of Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases and American Journal of Health Behavior; and receives research support from the NIH (NIDDK/ NCI). Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Goodkin serves on the scientific board for Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance and CURE; serves on the editorial board for Neurology and Surgical Neurology International; receives royalties from the publication of the book The choking game and other strangulation activities in children and adolescents; and is funded by NIH grants [R01 NS067439 PI and R01 NS48413 PI].
  • April 5 2011 Issue
    1) Neuromyelitis optica and 2) Topic of the month: Historical interviews. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Pearce Korb interviews Drs. Claudia Lucchinetti and Bogdan Popescu about their paper on neuromyelitis optica unique area postrema lesions. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about striatal hand and foot. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Farrah Mateen interviews Dr. Bud Rowland as part of our month of historical interviews. Over the subsequent three weeks, Dr. Mateen will interview Drs. C. Miller Fisher, Peter Dyck and Jerome Posner. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Lucchinetti, Clardy, Mateen and Rowland.Dr. Lucchinetti may accrue revenue for a patent re: aquaporin-4 associated antibodies for diagnosis of neuromyelitis optica; receives royalties from the publication of Blue Books of Neurology: Multiple Sclerosis 3 (Saunders Elsevier, 2010); and receives research support from the NIH, the Guthy Jackson Charitable Foundation (PI), and the National MS Society.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Mateen served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section and is supported by the 2010 Practice Research Grant from the American Academy of Neurology.Dr. Rowland serves as Ombudsman for Neurology; receives royalties from the publication of Merritt's Neurology (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005); and served as Editor-in-Chief of Neurology Today.
  • April 12 2011 Issue
    1) Folic acid supplementation and 2) Topic of the month: Historical interviews. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Nathan Fountain interviews Drs. Sheffali Gulati and Ravindra Arya about their paper on folic acid supplementation. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the 'hot and dry foot' as a sign of cancer. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Farrah Mateen interviews Dr. C. Miller Fisher as we continue our month of historical interviews. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Fountain, Gulati, Clardy and Mateen.Dr. Fountain serves on the Scientific Advisory Board and has received funding for travel from UCB; serves on the editorial board of Epilepsy Currents; estimates that 10% of his clinical effort at the University of Virginia EEG Lab is spent on EEG interpretation; receives research support from UCB, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Sepracor Inc., Medtronic, Inc., NeuroPace, Inc., and the NIH (R01 NS 058634- 01A2m [Site PI] and U01 NS 053998 [Site PI],Dr. Gulati serves on the editorial board of the Indian Journal of Pediatrics; and receives research support from the NIH, Autism Speaks, and National Trust.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Mateen served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section and is supported by the 2010 Practice Research Grant from the American Academy of Neurology.
  • April 19 2011 Issue
    1) AD dementia and 2) Topic of the month: Historical interviews. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Dr. Brad Dickerson about his paper on AD dementia in cognitively normal adults. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about ocular bobbing. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Farrah Mateen interviews Dr. Peter Dyck for our next historical interview. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Dickerson, Clardy, Mateen and Dyck.Dr. Dickerson serves on the editorial board of Hippocampus; and receives research support from the NIH and the Alzheimer's Association.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Mateen served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section and is supported by the 2010 Practice Research Grant from the American Academy of Neurology.Dr. Dyck receives research support from the NIH and the FDA
  • April 26 2011 Issue
    1) Sydenham chorea and 2) Topic of the month: Historical interviews. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Waugh interviews Dr. Fabienne Brilot-Turville about her paper on antibody binding to neuronal surface in Sydenham chorea. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about fragile X-associated tremor ataxia syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Farrah Mateen completes our historical interviews for the month by interviewing Dr. Jerome Posner. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Brilot-Turville, Clardy and Mateen.Dr. Brilot-Turville has received research support from the Tourette Syndrome Association, USA, the Brain Foundation Australia, and the Trish Multiple Sclerosis Foundation Australia. Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Mateen served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section and is supported by the 2010 Practice Research Grant from the American Academy of Neurology.
  • May 3 2011 Issue
    1) Idiopathic intracranial hypertension and 2) Topic of the month: Featured speakers from the AAN Meeting. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Melissa Ko about her paper on idiopathic intracranial hypertension. In the next segment, Dr. Sarah Song is reading our e-Pearl of the week about carotid-cavernous fistula. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Serge Przedborski about his talk on Neurodegeneration: Models and mechanisms. Over the subsequent four weeks, Dr. Espay will interview other featured speakers from the AAN Meeting. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Bruce, Song and Espay.Dr. Bruce has received grant funding from the AAN/AANF Practice Research Fellowship and is funded by NIH grants UL1-RR025008 and KL2-RR025009.Dr. Song served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay serves on scientific advisory boards for Boehringer Ingelheim and Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; serves on the editorial advisory board for The European Neurological Journal; has received speaker honoraria from UCB/SCHWARZ PHARMA, Medtronic, Inc., and Novartis; has received honoraria from Novartis, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Movement Disorders Society; has served on speakers' bureaus for UCB/SCHWARZ PHARMA and Novartis; receives/has received research support from Medtronic, Inc., Allergan, Inc., CleveMed, the KL2 Research Scholars mentored career development award, and NIH Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (RR026315-02), Dean Scholar's Award - University of Cincinnati, Davis Phinney Foundation, and the Michael J Fox Foundation.
  • May 10 2011 Issue
    1) Voltage sensor mutations and 2) Topic of the month: Featured speakers from the AAN Meeting. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Steve Cannon about his paper on voltage sensor mutations. In the next segment, Dr. Sarah Song is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Cogan's sign. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Robert Griggs about his Presidential Lecture. The LOTWs for the next three weeks of May will continue with more featured speakers from the AAN Meeting being interviewed. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Cannon, Song, Espay and Griggs.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Cannon serves on the scientific advisory board for Telethon (Italy); serves on the editorial advisory board of the Journal of General Physiology; and receives research support from the NIH/NIAMS. Dr. Song served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay serves on scientific advisory boards for Boehringer Ingelheim and Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; serves on the editorial advisory board for The European Neurological Journal; has received speaker honoraria from UCB/SCHWARZ PHARMA, Medtronic, Inc., and Novartis; has received honoraria from Novartis, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Movement Disorders Society; has served on speakers' bureaus for UCB/SCHWARZ PHARMA and Novartis; receives/has received research support from Medtronic, Inc., Allergan, Inc., CleveMed, the KL2 Research Scholars mentored career development award, and NIH Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (RR026315-02), Dean Scholar's Award - University of Cincinnati, Davis Phinney Foundation, and the Michael J Fox Foundation. Dr. Griggs serves as Chair of Executive Committee of the Muscle Study Group, which receives support from pharmaceutical companies; has served on scientific advisory boards for The National Hospital Queen Square and PTC Therapeutics, Inc.; serves on the editorial boards of NeuroTherapeutics and Current Treatment Opinions in Neurology; receives royalties from the publication of Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine, Eighth Edition (W.B. Saunders Company, 2000, 2004, 2007 and 2010) and Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 24th Edition (Saunders, 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2010 in press); has received research support from TaroPharma and the NIH (NINDS T32 NS07338 [PI and preceptor], 2 U54 NS059065-06 [PI], R01 NS045686-05 [PI], and NINDS 525326 [Co-PI]), the FDA, and from the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
  • May 17 2011 Issue
    1) Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy and 2) Topic of the month: Featured speakers from the AAN Meeting. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Scagnelli interviews Dr. Sandra Richman about her paper on progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. In the next segment, Dr. Sarah Song is reading our e-Pearl of the week about sickle cell disease and stroke. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Stephen Hauser about the Robert Wartenberg Lecture. The LOTWs for the next two weeks of May will be interviews with Drs. Griggs and Daube. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Richman, Song, Espay and Hauser.Dr. Richman is a full-time employee of Biogen Idec.Dr. Song served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay serves on scientific advisory boards for Boehringer Ingelheim and Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; serves on the editorial advisory board for The European Neurological Journal; has received speaker honoraria from UCB/SCHWARZ PHARMA, Medtronic, Inc., and Novartis; has received honoraria from Novartis, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Movement Disorders Society; has served on speakers' bureaus for UCB/SCHWARZ PHARMA and Novartis; receives/has received research support from Medtronic, Inc., Allergan, Inc., CleveMed, the KL2 Research Scholars mentored career development award, and NIH Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (RR026315-02), Dean Scholar's Award - University of Cincinnati, Davis Phinney Foundation, and the Michael J Fox Foundation. Dr. Hauser has served as both a scientific advisory board member and consultant to BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. and Receptos Inc., and as a consultant to Novartis; has received travel accommodations from Roche; his institution (UCSF) has received speaker honoraria from Wyeth-Pfizer Inc; serves as Editor-in-Chief of Annals of Neurology; receives publishing royalties for Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine (McGraw-Hill Publishers, 1994-present); and has received stock options from Receptos Inc., all of which were transferred to his institution (UCSF).
  • May 24 2011 Issue
    1) Results from International Lamotrigine Pregnancy Registry and 2) Topic of the month: Featured speakers from the AAN Meeting. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Juliana Lockman interviews Dr. Marianne Cunningham about her paper showing results from the International Lamotrigine Pregnancy Registry. In the next segment, Dr. Sarah Song is reading our e-Pearl of the week about stroke and HIV. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Jasper Daube about the Houston H. Merritt Lecture. To listen to the complete plenary sessions from our Lesson of the Week this month, go to http://www.cmeoncall.com/aan/index.html. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Cunningham, Song, Espay and Daube.Dr. Cunnington is a full-time salaried employee of GlaxoSmithKline, in which she holds stock options.Dr. Song served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay serves on scientific advisory boards for Boehringer Ingelheim and Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; serves on the editorial advisory board for The European Neurological Journal; has received speaker honoraria from UCB/SCHWARZ PHARMA, Medtronic, Inc., and Novartis; has received honoraria from Novartis, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Movement Disorders Society; has served on speakers' bureaus for UCB/SCHWARZ PHARMA and Novartis; receives/has received research support from Medtronic, Inc., Allergan, Inc., CleveMed, the KL2 Research Scholars mentored career development award, and NIH Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (RR026315-02), Dean Scholar's Award - University of Cincinnati, Davis Phinney Foundation, and the Michael J Fox Foundation. Dr. Daube receives royalties from the American Academy of Neurology and the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine for teach CD's.
  • May 31 2011 Issue
    1) Frontotemporal dementia and 2) Topic of the month: Featured speakers from the AAN Meeting. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Keith Jospehs about his paper on frontotemproal dementia with motor neuron disease. In the next segment, Dr. Sarah Song is reading our e-Pearl of the week about SMART syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Dennis Dickson about receiving the Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick's Alzheimer's and related diseases at the AAN Meeting. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Josephs, Song, Espay and Dickson.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Josephs receives research support from the NIH (NIDCD, NIA) and the Dana Foundation.Dr. Song served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay serves on scientific advisory boards for Boehringer Ingelheim and Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; serves on the editorial advisory board for The European Neurological Journal; has received speaker honoraria from UCB/SCHWARZ PHARMA, Medtronic, Inc., and Novartis; has received honoraria from Novartis, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Movement Disorders Society; has served on speakers' bureaus for UCB/SCHWARZ PHARMA and Novartis; receives/has received research support from Medtronic, Inc., Allergan, Inc., CleveMed, the KL2 Research Scholars mentored career development award, and NIH Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (RR026315-02), Dean Scholar's Award - University of Cincinnati, Davis Phinney Foundation, and the Michael J Fox Foundation. Dr. Dickson serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Pathology, Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology, Brain Pathology, Neurobiology of Aging, Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Annals of Neurology, and Neuropathology; and receives research support from the NIH and Cure PSP/Society for PSP.
  • June 7 2011 Issue
    1) Etiological investigation of ischemic stroke and 2) Topic of the month: Unusual headache syndromes. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Justin Sattin interviews Dr. Vincent Larrue about his paper on etiological investigation of ischemic stroke. In the next segment, Dr. Stacy Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about clinical signs of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Michael Levy interviews Dr. Todd Rozen about trigeminal autonomic cephalgia. Next week you will hear our last interview for this month on unusual headache syndromes. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Larrue, Song Levy and Rozen.Dr. Larrue has received funding for travel from Boehringer Ingelheim and received research support from sanofi-aventis.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Levy receives research support from ApoPharma Inc. and Guthy-Jackson Foundation and is funded by the NIH Loan Repayment Grant.Dr. Rozen serves on the speakers' bureau of Merck Serono.
  • June 14 2011 Issue
    1) Paraneoplastic isolated myelopathy and 2) Topic of the month: Unusual headache syndromes. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Drs. Erik Ensrud and Isabel Arrilaga-Romany interviews Dr. Sean Pittock about his paper on paraneoplastic isolated myelopathy. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about oy-sters in psychogenic non-epileptic seizure diagnosis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Noah Kolb interviews Dr. Michael Sowell about secondary headaches to conclude this month's theme about unusual headache syndromes. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Pittock and Clardy.Dr. Pittock may accrue revenue for patents re: aquaporin-4 associated antibodies for diagnosis of neuromyelitis optica and aquaporin-4 autoantibody as a cancer marker; and has received research support from Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and the Guthy Jackson Charitable Foundation.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • July 5 2011 Issue
    1) Outcome of comatose patients and 2) Topic of the month: Mononeuropathies. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Matt Flaherty interviews Dr. Eelco Wijdicks about his paper on predicting outcome of comatose patients. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about eight-and-a-half-syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. John Stewart about median neuropathies. Over the subsequent three weeks, Dr. Burns will interview Dr. Stewart about other common mononeuropathies. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Flaherty, Wijdicks, Fugate and Burns.Dr. Flaherty is a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim, received research support from PhotoThera, Inc. and is funding by NIH grants 2D50NS044283-06 [PI}, NIH R01 NS030678 [Co-I], NIH R01 NS 036695 [Co-I], and NIH R01 NS044876 [Co-I).Dr. Wijdicks receives honoraria from Springer for his role as the Editor-in-Chief of Neurocritical Care and receives royalties from books published with Oxford University Press. Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..
  • July 12 2011 Issue
    1) Diagnosed multiple sclerosis and clinically isolated syndrome and 2) Topic of the month: Mononeuropathies. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Chris Scherer with Dr. Stine Marit Moen about her paper on newly diagnosed multiple sclerosis and clinically isolated syndrome.In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about hung-up reflex. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. John Stewart about ulnar neuropathies. Over the subsequent two weeks, Dr. Burns will interview Dr. Stewart about other common mononeuropathies. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Moen, Fugate and Burns.Dr. Moen has received funding for travel from Biogen Idec; and has received research support from Biogen Idec, the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority, Odd Fellow Research Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis, the Endowment of K. and K.H. Hemsen, and the Endowment of Fritz and Ingrid Nilsen.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..
  • July 19 2011 Issue
    1) Exercise effect on Parkinson disease and 2) Topic of the month: Mononeuropathies. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Morgan with Dr. Eric Ahlskog about his paper on vigorous exercise effect on Parkinson disease. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Beevor's sign. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. John Stewart about radial neuropathies. Next week, Dr. Burns will interview Dr. Stewart about another common mononeuropathy. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Morgan, Ahlskog, Fugate and Burns.Dr. Morgan received research support from National Parkinson Foundation, Pharmaceutical Strategies Group, HealthCare Solutions Group, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, NIH (NET-PD LS-1 [sub-investigator], Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, EMD Serono, GlaxoSmithKline, and Solvay Pharmaceuticals Inc., serves on speakers' bureaus for Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and National Parkinson Foundation, served as a consultant for Life Cycle Pharma, Lundbeck, National Parkinson Foundation, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.. Dr. Ahlskog received the Fred Springer Award from the American Parkinson's Disease Association; serves on the editorial boards of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders and Clinical Neuropharmacology; receives royalties from the publication of The Parkinson's Disease Treatment Book (Oxford University Press, 2005), Parkinson's Disease Treatment Guide for Physicians (Oxford University Press, 2009), Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders (Humana Press, 2000), and Surgical Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders (Humana Press, 2003); and receives research support from NIH/NINDS.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..
  • July 26 2011 Issue
    1) Cost-effectiveness of disease-modifying therapy and 2) Topic of the month: Mononeuropathies. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Keegan with Dr. Katia Noyes about her paper on disease-modifying therapy for multiple sclerosis. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about numb chin syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. John Stewart about peroneal neuropathy. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Keegan, Noyes, Fugate and Burns.Dr. Noyes serves on the scientific review panel for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) and has received research support from Biogen Idec, Boston Scientific, the NIH, and the NMSS.Dr. Keegan serves as a Section Editor for Neurology® and as Chief Editor for eMedicine; and has served as a consultant for Novartis and the FDA.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..
  • 2010-2011 Academic Year Review
    In this special podcast for the Neurology Journal, Dr. Ted M. Burns plays a dozen of the many interesting audio clips from Neurology Podcasts of the 2010-2011 academic year.
  • August 2 2011 Issue
    1) Duchenne muscular dystrophy and 2) Topic of the month: Stroke and stroke care. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Mytinger interviews Dr. Diana Escolar about her paper on weekend versus daily prednisone in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Guillain-Barre-like syndrome with thallium poisoning. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Drs. Ralph Sacco and Larry Goldstein about prevention of stroke part 1. Next week you will hear part 2 and over the subsequent three weeks, Dr. Kissela will interview Drs. Bo Norrving, about other aspects of stroke and stroke care. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Escolar, Fugate, Kissela, Sacco and Goldstein.Dr. Escolar serves on a scientific advisory board for the NIH/NINDS; serves on the speakers' bureau for and has received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Athena Diagnostics, Inc.; has received speaker honoraria from Kennedy Krieger Institute and Acceleron Pharma; serves as a consultant for Gerson Lheman Group (GLC), Acceleron Pharma, and Medacorp; and receives research support from the NIH, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and the Foundation to Erradicate Duchenne (FED).Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kissela has served on the scientific advisory board for for Allergan, Inc.; receives honoraria from Allergan, Inc; receives research support from the NIH; and gave expert testimony in medico legal cases related to stroke. Dr. Sacco serves on a data safety monitoring board indirectly sponsored by Pfizer Inc; serves on the editorial boards of Stroke and Neuroepidemiology; and receives research support from the NIH and the Evelyn McKnight Brain Institute. Dr. Goldstein is a consultant for Allergan, Inc. and Merck Serono; serves on the Steering Committee, SPARCL trial, is a consultant and speaker at meetings in which the SPARCL trial is discussed, Pfizer Inc serves on the Neurology Executive Committee, RESPECT Trial (AGA Medical) Clinical Oversight Committee, and ACT-1 trial (Abbott); and received research support from the RESPECT Trial Site (AGA Medical).
  • August 9 2011 Issue
    1) Functional psychogenic symptoms and 2) Topic of the month: Stroke and stroke care. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Michael Sharpe about his paper on guided self-help for functional (psychogenic) symptoms. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Drs. Ralph Sacco and Larry Goldstein about prevention of stroke part 2. Over the subsequent three weeks, Dr. Kissela will interview Drs. Bo Norrving, Mark Eckman and Tom Brott about other aspects of stroke and stroke care. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Sharpe, Burns, Fugate, Kissela, Sacco and Goldstein.Dr. Sharpe serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Psychosomatic Research and on the editorial boards of General Hospital Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, and Psychosomatics; serves as an independent medical advisor to AEGON Insurance; receives publishing royalties from Oxford University Press, Wiley-Blackwell and Churchill Livingstone and serves on a DSM5 work group for the American Psychiatric Association; is a member of Council of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine and receives research support from the Medical Research Council UK and Cancer Research UK.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kissela has served on the scientific advisory board for for Allergan, Inc.; receives honoraria from Allergan, Inc; receives research support from the NIH; and gave expert testimony in medico legal cases related to stroke. Dr. Sacco serves on a data safety monitoring board indirectly sponsored by Pfizer Inc; serves on the editorial boards of Stroke and Neuroepidemiology; and receives research support from the NIH and the Evelyn McKnight Brain Institute. Dr. Goldstein is a consultant for Allergan, Inc. and Merck Serono; serves on the Steering Committee, SPARCL trial, is a consultant and speaker at meetings in which the SPARCL trial is discussed, Pfizer Inc serves on the Neurology Executive Committee, RESPECT Trial (AGA Medical) Clinical Oversight Committee, and ACT-1 trial (Abbott); and received research support from the RESPECT Trial Site (AGA Medical).
  • August 16 2011 Issue
    1) Fragile X premutation and 2) Topic of the month: Stroke and stroke care. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brandy Matthews interviews Dr. Kim Cornish about her paper on markers of at-risk profiles associated with the fragile X premutation. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the "cookie test" for brachial plexus birth injury. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Bo Norrving about World Stroke Organization and state of stroke care around the world. Over the subsequent two weeks, Dr. Kissela will interview Drs. Mark Eckman and Tom Brott about other aspects of stroke and stroke care. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Matthews, Fugate, and Kissela.Dr. Brandy Matthews receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kissela has served on the scientific advisory board for for Allergan, Inc.; receives honoraria from Allergan, Inc; receives research support from the NIH; and gave expert testimony in medico legal cases related to stroke.
  • August 23 2011 Issue
    1) Spinal cord lymphoma and 2) Topic of the month: Stroke and stroke care. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jennie Taylor interviews Drs. Mark Keegan and Eoin Flanagan about their paper on spinal cord lymphoma. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about palatal myoclonus. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Mark Eckman about new anticoagulants. Next week, Dr. Kissela will interview Dr. Tom Brott about CREST. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Keegan, Fugate, Kissela and Eckman.Dr. Keegan serves as Clinical Pathological Conference Section Co-Editor for Neurology® and neurology podcast Panel and Chief Editor for eMedicine; and has served as a consultant for Novartis.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kissela has served on the scientific advisory board for for Allergan, Inc.; receives honoraria from Allergan, Inc; receives research support from the NIH; and gave expert testimony in medico legal cases related to stroke. Dr. Eckman has served as an editorial board member of the American College of Physicians PIER chapter, is a consultant for Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc., receives research support from the NIH, Merck Serono, Gilead Sciences, Inc., and The Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making.
  • August 30 2011 Issue
    1) Duty hour neurology residencies and 2) Topic of the month: Stroke and stroke care. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Bazant interviews Dr. Lori Schuh about her paper on IOM duty hour recommendations in neurology residencies. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about supranuclear gaze palsy: Think beyond PSP. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Tom Brott about CREST to finish our monthly theme on stroke care. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Schuh, Fugate, and Kissela.Dr. Schuh is a member of the ACGME Neurology Review Committee.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kissela has served on the scientific advisory board for for Allergan, Inc.; receives honoraria from Allergan, Inc; receives research support from the NIH; and gave expert testimony in medico legal cases related to stroke.
  • Delayed Recall - September 2011
    Interview with Oliver Sacks about his book, The Mind's Eye
  • September 6 2011 Issue
    1) 60th anniversary editorial and 2) Topic of the month: Preventive neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Robert Griggs about his editorial describing his tenure as Editor for the journal. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Lafora disease. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Matt Barrett interviews Dr. Renee Shellhaas about vitamin D deficiency in children with epilepsy. Next week Matt Barrett will interview Paula Rackoff about steroids and vitamin D, Calcium and osteoporosis. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Griggs, Clardy, and Shellhaas.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Griggs serves as Chair of Executive Committee of the Muscle Study Group, which receives support from pharmaceutical companies; has served on scientific advisory boards for The National Hospital Queen Square and PTC Therapeutics, Inc.; serves on the editorial boards of NeuroTherapeutics and Current Treatment Opinions in Neurology; receives royalties from the publication of Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine, Eighth Edition (W.B. Saunders Company, 2000, 2004, 2007, and 2010) and Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 24th Edition (Saunders, 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2010, in press); and has received research support from TaroPharma and the NIH/NINDS, the FDA, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Shellhaas receives research support from the NIH, University of Michigan through the Janette Ferrantino Investigator Award 2010 and Charles Woodson Pediatric Biostatics Fund Major Award 2011, and Child Neurology Foundation, Shields Fellowship Award 2009-2011.
  • September 13 2011 Issue
    1) Natalizumab-associated PML and 2) Topic of the month: Preventive neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Alex Bragg interviews Dr. Avindra Nath about his paper on natalizumab-associated PML. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Eagle syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Matt Barrett interviews Dr. Paula Rackoff on patients' steroids and prevention of osteoporosis. Over the subsequent two weeks, Ted Burns will interview GianPietro Sechi and David Saperstein on B vitamin deficiencies. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Nath and Clardy.Dr. Nath serves on scientific advisory boards for Biogen Idec and DioGenix, Inc.; serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Neurovirology; may accrue revenue on patents re: Tat as an immunogen, Diosgenin for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Role of Kv Channels in Neuroregeneration and Protection, Role of Lominoid compounds as neuroprotective agents, and Tat ELISA; has served as a consultant for Nerveda Inc. and Elan Corporation; receives research support from the NIH; and has served as an expert advice in medico-legal cases.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • September 20 2011 Issue
    1) Normal pressure hydrocephalus and 2) Topic of the month: Preventive neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Heather Harle interviews Dr. Bryan Klassen about his paper on normal pressure hydrocephalus. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Hoovers sign. In the next part of the podcast, Dr. Ted Burns interviews GianPietro Sechi about deficiency of thiamine. Next week, you will hear Ted Burns interview David Saperstein on B vitamin deficiencies. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Clardy and Burns.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • September 27 2011 Issue
    1) Early stroke risk and ABCD2 score performance and 2) Topic of the month: Preventive neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Kevin Barrett interviews Dr. Matthew Giles about his paper on early stroke risk and ABCD2 score performance. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about subconjunctival hemorrhages. In the next part of the podcast, Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. David Saperstein on B vitamin deficiencies. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Barrett, Giles, Clardy, Burns and Saperstein.Dr. Barrett serves on the editorial board of Neurology®.Dr. Giles has received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Boehringer Ingelheim; and has received research support from National Institute of Health Research.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Saperstein serves on the scientific advisory boards for Talecris Plasma Resources, CSL Behring and Pfizer Inc; and serves on the speakers' bureau of Lilly.
  • Delayed Recall - October 2011
    Sports-related Neurology, including concussion
  • October 4 2011 Issue
    1) Cardiac arrest survivors and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-ophthalmology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Rabinstein and Fugate about their paper on cardiac arrest survivors. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about cocaine and beta blockers. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Chafic Karam interviews Dr. Mark Kupersmith about cranial nerve 3. Over the following weeks, Dr. Karam will interview Dr. Kupersmith about other cranial nerves involved in vision. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Rabinstein, Fugate, Clardy, Karam and Kupersmith.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Rabinstein serves as Section Editor for Year Book Neurology and Neurosurgery Section Editor for Neurocritical Care; has receives research support from CardioNet and Boston Scientific; and receives royalties for books published with Elsevier.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kupersmith serves as Chair of Nordic U10 EY1017281-03, received research support from Nordic U10 EY1017281-03 ECRIPS and has given expert testimony.
  • October 11 2011 Issue
    1) Crossed led sign and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-ophthalmology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Berend Feddersen about his paper on favorable outcome after severe stroke. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about idiopathic orbital inflammatory syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Chafic Karam interviews Dr. Mark Kupersmith about cranial nerve 4. Over the next two weeks, Dr. Karam will interview Dr. Kupersmith about other cranial nerves involved in vision. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Southerland, Feddersen, Clardy, Karam and Kupersmith.Dr. Southerland receives research support from the University of Virginia GME Office and Housestaff Council-Young Scientist Award.Dr. Feddersen received speaker honoraria from UCB and Pfizer Inc.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kupersmith serves as Chair of Nordic U10 EY1017281-03, received research support from Nordic U10 EY1017281-03 ECRIPS and has given expert testimony.
  • October 18 2011 Issue
    1) Meralgia paresthetica and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-ophthalmology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Chris Klein about his paper on meralgia paresthetica. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week on "Is loss of consciousness required for a diagnosis of concussion?" In the next part of the podcast Dr. Chafic Karam interviews Dr. Mark Kupersmith about cranial nerve 6. Next week, Dr. Karam will interview Dr. Kupersmith about Apex syndrome. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Klein, Clardy, Karam and Kupersmith.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Klein serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Peripheral Nerve Society; serves as a consultant for Pfizer Inc; and receives research support from the NIH/NINDS.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kupersmith serves as Chair of Nordic U10 EY1017281-03, received research support from Nordic U10 EY1017281-03 ECRIPS and has given expert testimony.
  • October 25 2011 Issue
    1) Our 200th podcast and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-ophthalmology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Jennifer Majersik about her paper on cost-effectiveness of telestroke. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week on "Which athletes are at highest risk for sports-related concussion and what are the predictors of speed of recovery?" In the next part of the podcast Dr. Chafic Karam interviews Dr. Mark Kupersmith about Apex syndrome. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Kissela, Majersik, Clardy, Karam and Kupersmith.Dr. Kissela has served on the scientific advisory board for for Allergan, Inc.; receives honoraria from Allergan, Inc; receives research support from the NIH; and gave expert testimony in medico legal cases related to stroke. Dr. Majersik receives research support from the NIH/NCI; and has provided expert testimony in a medico-legal case.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kupersmith serves as Chair of Nordic U10 EY1017281-03, received research support from Nordic U10 EY1017281-03 ECRIPS and has given expert testimony.
  • November 1 2011 Issue
    1) Ophelia syndrome and 2) Topic of the month: Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jennie Taylor interviews Dr. Josep Dalmau about his paper on Ophelia syndrome. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about How long must an athlete wait before returning to play after a concussion? In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Eelco Wijdicks about operational issues related to post-cardiac arrest patients. Over the following weeks, Dr. Burns will interview Dr. Wijdicks about neurologic evaluation of the post-cardiac arrest patient. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Dalmau, Fugate, Burns and Wijdicks.Dr. Dalmau serves on the editorial board of Neurology®; receives royalties from the editorial board of Up-To-Date; has filed a patent application for the use of LGI1 as a diagnostic test; has received royalties from Athena Diagnostics, Inc. for a patent re: Ma2 autoantibody test and has patents pending re: NMDA and GABAB receptor autoantibody tests (license fee payments received from EUROIMMUN AG); and receives research support from funding from EUROIMMUN AG, the NIH/NCI, and a McKnight Neuroscience of Brain Disorders award.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Wijdicks serves as Editor-in-Chief for Neurocritical Care; and receives royalties for books published by Oxford University Press.
  • Delayed Recall - November 2011
    John D. Stewart Focal Mononeuropathies Lesson of the Week Interviews (July 2011)
  • November 8 2011 Issue
    1) Guideline update: treatment of essential tremor and 2) Topic of the month: Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Tiffini Voss interviews Dr. Rodger Elble about the guideline update on treatment of essential tremor. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about 'Burned-out hippocampus' syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Eelco Wijdicks about neurologic examination of post-cardiac arrest patients. Over the following weeks, Dr. Burns will interview Dr. Wijdicks about how to translate neurologic examination into a prognosis. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Elble, Fugate, Burns and Wijdicks.Dr. Elble serves on the scientific advisory board for the International Essential Tremor Foundation; has received funding for travel from the Movement Disorders Society; receives research support from GlaxoSmithKline, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Pfizer Inc, Phytopharm, Janssen (Ortho-McNeil), the NIH/NINDS, and the Spastic Paralysis Research Foundation of Kiwanis International; and has acted as an expert witness in a medico-legal proceeding. Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Wijdicks serves as Editor-in-Chief for Neurocritical Care; and receives royalties for books published by Oxford University Press.
  • November 15 2011 Issue
    1) Intravenous dihydroergotamine and 2) Topic of the month: Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Pearce Korb interviews Dr. Peter Goadsby about his paper on intravenous dihydroergotamine. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Figure 4 sign. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Eelco Wijdicks about myoclonic status. Over the following weeks, Dr. Burns will interview Dr. Wijdicks about imaging plus laboratory testing and take-home comments from topic discussed. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Goadsby, Fugate, Burns and Wijdicks.Dr. Goadsby has served as a consultant for or served on a scientific advisory board for Advanced Bionics, Allergan, Inc., Almirall, Amgen, ATI, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Boston Scientific, CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, Coherex Medical, Inc., Eli Lilly & Company, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Inc., MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (makers of an inhaled form of DHE; this consultation period post-dates the period of audit, the period of data collection and initial analysis), Minster Pharmaceuticals plc, Merck & Co., Inc., Neuralieve Inc., NeurAxon Inc., NeuroTherapeutics Pharma, and Pfizer Inc.; receives royalties from the publication of Mechanism and Management of Headache, 7th ed. (Elsevier, 2005); and has received research support from GlaxoSmithKline, Neuralieve Inc., Merck & Co., Inc., Johnson & Johnson, and MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Wijdicks serves as Editor-in-Chief for Neurocritical Care; and receives royalties for books published by Oxford University Press.
  • November 22 2011 Issue
    1) Practice of Neurology 2000-2010 Report and 2) Topic of the month: Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Ms. Oksana Drogan about the Practice of Neurology 2000-2010 Report. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Ice Pack Test. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Eelco Wijdicks about imaging and laboratory testing. For the last week, Dr. Burns will interview Dr. Wijdicks about take-home comments on the monthly topic. The participants had nothing to disclose except Ms. Drogan and Drs. Burns, Fugate, and Wijdicks.Ms. Drogan is a salaried employee of the American Academy of Neurology.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Wijdicks serves as Editor-in-Chief for Neurocritical Care; and receives royalties for books published by Oxford University Press.
  • November 29 2011 Issue
    1) Respective epilepsy surgery and 2) Topic of the month: Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Howard Goodkin interviews Dr. Hamada Hamid about his paper on respective epilepsy surgery. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Post-measles central nervous system syndromes. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Eelco Wijdicks about renal insufficiency with final comments on the monthly topic: hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Goodkin, Hamid, Fugate, Burns and Wijdicks.Dr. Goodkin serves on the scientific board for Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance and CURE; serves on the editorial board for Neurology and Surgical Neurology International; receives royalties from the publication of the book The choking game and other strangulation activities in children and adolescents; and is funded by NIH grants [R01 NS067439 PI and R01 NS48413 PI].Dr. Hamid serves as Managing Editor of the Journal of Muslim Mental Health and receives research support from the National EpiFellows Foundation and the Epilepsy Foundation. Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Wijdicks serves as Editor-in-Chief for Neurocritical Care; and receives royalties for books published by Oxford University Press.
  • Delayed Recall - December 2011
    Update on stroke care. Interviews with Brett Kissela from the summer of 2011.
  • December 13 2011 Issue
    1) Transverse myelitis and 2) Topic of the month: Dizziness. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Alex Bragg interviews Dr. Thomas Scott about the evidence-based guideline on transverse myelitis. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Gates' rule of 4 of the brainstem. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Kevin Kerber and Robert W. Baloh about Dix-Hallpike maneuver. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Scott, Clardy, Burns, Kerber and Baloh.Dr. Scott has received funding for travel or speaker honoraria from, served on the speakers' bureaus and scientific advisory boards of, and performed consultation work for Acorda Therapeutics Inc., Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Biogen Idec, Novartis, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; served as an associate editor for BMC Neurology; and has received research support from Biogen Idec, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Novartis, Pittsburgh Foundation, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Kerber has served as a consultant for and received speaker honoraria from the American Academy of Neurology; receives publishing royalties for Clinical Neurophysiology of the Vestibular System, 4th edition (Oxford University Press, 2010); and receives research support from the NIH/NCRR and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.Dr. Baloh has received speaker honoraria from the American Academy of Neurology; serves on the editorial board of Neurology; receives publishing royalties for Clinical Neurophysiology of the Vestibular System, 4th edition (Oxford University Press, 2010); and receives research support from the NIH.
  • Delayed Recall - January 2012
    Bedside Testing of the Prefrontal Lobes with interviews with Russ Swerdlow.
  • January 3 2012 Issue
    1) Hemispatial neglect and 2) Topic of the month: Ethics Issues. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Giacomo Koch about his paper on hemispatial neglect. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the trunk-thigh test of Babinski. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Farrah Mateen interviews Dr. Neelum Aggarwal about emerging issues at the intersection of neurology and applied ethics. Next week, Dr. Espay will interview Dr. Lang about placebo use for psychogenic disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Clardy, Mateen and Aggarwal.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Mateen served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section from 2006 to 2009. Dr. Aggarwal has served on a scientific advisory board for Pfizer Inc; and receives research support from the NIH and the Alzheimer's Association.
  • January 10 2012 Issue
    1) MRI cortical thickness biomarker and 2) Topic of the month: Ethics Issues. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Dr. Brad Dickerson about his paper on the MRI cortical thickness biomarker. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the empty delta sign. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Tony Lang about placebo use for psychgenic disorders. Over the next three weeks, we will have additional interviews regarding ethic issues. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Dickerson, Clardy, Espay and Lang.Dr. Dickerson serves on the editorial board of Hippocampus; serves as a consultant for Pfizer Inc; and receives research support from the NIH and the Alzheimer's Association.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay serves/has served on scientific advisory boards for Boehringer Ingelheim, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Abbott; has received honoraria from Novartis, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Movement Disorders Society; serves on the editorial board of The European Neurological Journal; serves/has served on the speakers' bureaus for Novartis and UCB; and receives/has received research support from Medtronic, Inc., Allergan, Inc., CleveMed, the University of Cincinnati, the Davis Phinney Foundation, and the Michael J Fox Foundation, and is funded by the KL2 Research Scholars mentored career development award, the NIH Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (RR026315-02). Dr. Lang has served on scientific advisory boards for Abbott, Allon Therapeutics, Inc., Biovail Corporation, Boerhinger Ingelheim, Cephalon, Inc., Ceregene, Eisai Inc., Medtronic, Inc. Lundbeck Inc., NeuroMolecular Pharmaceuticals , Novartis, Merck Serono, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., TaroPharma, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; has received speaker honoraria from GlaxoSmithKline and UCB; receives/has received research support from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, the Michael J. Fox Foundation, the National Parkinson Foundation, and the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre; and has served as an expert witness in cases related to the welding industry.
  • January 17 2012 Issue
    1) MuSK myasthenia and 2) Topic of the month: Ethics Issues. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Isabel Illa about her paper on the effect of rituximab in MuSK myasthenia. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Möbius syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Nandini Muralidharan interviews Dr. Michael Schneck about conflicting values in withdrawal of support. Over the next two weeks, we will have additional interviews regarding ethic issues. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Illa, Clardy and Schneck.Dr. Illa has received funding for travel from Genzyme Corporation; serves on the editorial board of Neurologia; is listed as author on patent(s) re: Dysferlin detection in monocytes licensed to Athena Diagnostics, Inc.; and receives research support from Grifols, FIS (Fondo de Investigaciones Sanitarias), ISCIII, Ministry of Health (Spain), and Fundacion Gemio. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Schneck serves on data safety monitoring boards for Talecris Biotherapeutics, Chelsea Therapeutics, and Baxter International Inc.; serves on the editorial advisory boards for the Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease and Frontiers in Neurocritical Care and Neurohospitalist Care; receives publishing royalties from Continuum; serves on the speakers' bureaus for Bristol-Myers Squibb/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Partnership, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Pfizer Inc; and receives research support from NMT Medical, Schering-Plough Corp., and the NIH.
  • January 24 2012 Issue
    1) AB load and cognition and 2) Topic of the month: Ethics Issues. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Kejal Kantarci about her paper on AB load and cognition in cognitively normal older adults. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Vespers curse. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Thomas Cochrane interviews Dr. Joseph Fins about neuroimaging in disorders of consciousness. Next week you will hear our last interview regarding ethic issues. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Espay, Kantarci, Clardy, Cochrane and Fins.Dr. Kantarci receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Espay serves on scientific advisory boards for Boehringer Ingelheim and Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; serves on the editorial advisory board for The European Neurological Journal; has received speaker honoraria from UCB/SCHWARZ PHARMA, Medtronic, Inc., and Novartis; has received honoraria from Novartis, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Movement Disorders Society; has served on speakers' bureaus for UCB/SCHWARZ PHARMA and Novartis; receives/has received research support from Medtronic, Inc., Allergan, Inc., CleveMed, the KL2 Research Scholars mentored career development award, and NIH Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (RR026315-02), Dean Scholar's Award - University of Cincinnati, Davis Phinney Foundation, and the Michael J Fox Foundation. Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Cochrane received royalties from the publication of the book First Aid for the Boards: Neurology.Dr. Fins serves as an editorial board member for The Oncologist and The Cambridge Quarterly, received royalties from the publication of the book A Palliative Ethic of Care: Clinical Wisdom at Life's End and serves as President of American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.
  • January 31 2012 Issue
    1) Incidence of MCI subtype differences and 2) Topic of the month: Ethics issues. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Erin Foff interviews Dr. Rosebud Roberts about her paper on the incidence of MCI subtype differences. In the next segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about pain in the ear. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Eric Adelman interviews Dr. Michael Russo about requests for medications used for cognitive enhancement. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Roberts and Clardy.Dr. Roberts receives research support from the NIH and Abbott.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • Delayed Recall - February 2012
    Evaluation of post-cardiac arrest hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Interview with Eelco Wijdicks.
  • February 7 2012 Issue
    1) IV thrombolysis-treated ischemic stroke patients and 2) Topic of the month: Paraneoplastic syndromes in neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Daniel Strbian about his paper on IV thrombolysis-treated ischemic stroke patients. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about RRT autoregulation. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Chafic Karam interviews Dr. Josep Dalmau about common paraneoplastic syndromes causing central nervous system disorders. Over the following weeks, Dr. Karam will interview Dr. Dalmau about other paraneoplastic syndromes in neurology. All participants have disclosures.
  • February 14 2012 Issue
    1) Absent brainstem reflexes and 2) Topic of the month: Paraneoplastic syndromes in neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Shin Chien Beh about his paper on a 41-year-old comatose man. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about gait freezing. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Chafic Karam interviews Dr. Josep Dalmau about common central nervous system paraneoplastic disorders. Over the next two weeks, Dr. Karam will interview Dr. Dalmau about other paraneoplastic syndromes in neurology. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Fugate, Karam and Dalmau.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.Dr. Dalmau serves on the editorial board of Neurology®; receives royalties from the editorial board of Up-To-Date; has filed a patent application for the use of LGI1 as a diagnostic test; has received royalties from Athena Diagnostics, Inc. for a patent re: Ma2 autoantibody test and has patents pending re: NMDA and GABAB receptor autoantibody tests (license fee payments received from EUROIMMUN AG); and receives research support from funding from EUROIMMUN AG, the NIH/NCI, and a McKnight Neuroscience of Brain Disorders award.
  • February 21 2012 Issue
    1) Treatment of spinocerebellar ataxia and 2) Topic of the month: Paraneoplastic syndromes in neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Bryan Cupka interviews Dr. Theresa Zesiewicz about her paper on treatment of spinocerebellar ataxia. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about hereditary angioedema. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Chafic Karam interviews Dr. Josep Dalmau about NMDA encephalitis. Next week, you will hear the last interview by Dr. Karam with Dr. Dalmau about other paraneoplastic syndromes in neurology. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Zesiewicz, Fugate, Karam and Dalmau.Dr. Zesiewicz serves on the speakers' bureau for and has received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; serves on the editorial board of Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders; serves/has served as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Allergan, Inc., UCB, and Novartis; is listed as an inventor on a provisional patent on the use of nicotinic modulators in treating ataxia and imbalance held by the University of South Florida; and receives/has received research support from Pfizer Inc, the National Ataxia Foundation, the Friedreich's Ataxia Research Association, and the Bobby Allison Ataxia Research Center.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.Dr. Dalmau serves on the editorial board of Neurology®; receives royalties from the editorial board of Up-To-Date; has filed a patent application for the use of LGI1 as a diagnostic test; has received royalties from Athena Diagnostics, Inc. for a patent re: Ma2 autoantibody test and has patents pending re: NMDA and GABAB receptor autoantibody tests (license fee payments received from EUROIMMUN AG); and receives research support from funding from EUROIMMUN AG, the NIH/NCI, and a McKnight Neuroscience of Brain Disorders award.
  • February 28 2012 Issue
    1) Fingolimod-associated macular edema and 2) Topic of the month: Paraneoplastic syndromes in neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. M. Tariq Bhatti about his paper on fingolimod-associated macular edema. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about omega 3 fatty acids: Good for the brain. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Chafic Karam interviews Dr. Josep Dalmau about disease specific paraneoplastic disorders. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Keegan, Bhatti, Fugate, Karam and Dalmau.Dr. Keegan serves as a Section Editor for Neurology® and as Chief Editor for eMedicine and has served as a consultant for Novartis, Bionest Parners, and the FDA.Dr. Bhatti has received consultancy fees, speaker fees or honoraria from Pfizer Inc, EMD Serono, Inc., Novartis and Bayer Schering Pharma.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.Dr. Dalmau serves on the editorial board of Neurology®; receives royalties from the editorial board of Up-To-Date; has filed a patent application for the use of LGI1 as a diagnostic test; has received royalties from Athena Diagnostics, Inc. for a patent re: Ma2 autoantibody test and has patents pending re: NMDA and GABAB receptor autoantibody tests (license fee payments received from EUROIMMUN AG); and receives research support from funding from EUROIMMUN AG, the NIH/NCI, and a McKnight Neuroscience of Brain Disorders award.
  • Delayed Recall - March 2012
    Chafic Karam interviewing Mark Kupersmith about selected neuro-ophthalmology topics originally posted October 2011.
  • March 6 2012 Issue
    1) AAN policy on pharmaceutical and device industry support and 2) Topic of the month: Recent book, Your medical mind: How to decide what is right for you. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Mr. John Hutchins about his paper on AAN policy on pharmaceutical and device industry support. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about CSF biomarker in Alzheimer disease. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Groopman and Hartzband about clinical diagnostic reasoning and cognitive errors. Over the following weeks, Dr. Burns will interview Drs Groopman and Hartzband on an additional number of topics with week two about cognitive errors or biases that can influence our ability to diagnose. The participants had nothing to disclose except Mr. Hutchins, Drs. Burns, Clardy, Groopman and Hartzband.Mr. Hutchins is currently the Associate General Counsel of the American Academy of Neurology and General Councel of the American Academy of Neurology Foundation.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Groopman receives royalties from the publication of the book Your Medical Mind.Dr. Hartzband receives royalties from the publication of the book Your Medical Mind.
  • March 13 2012 Issue
    1) Cognition in the minimally-conscious state and 2) Topic of the month: Recent book, Your medical mind: How to decide what is right for you. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Thomas Cochrane interviews Dr. Damian Cruse about his paper on etiology and covert cognition in the minimally-conscious state. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Moyamoya disease. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Groopman and Hartzband about cognitive errors or biases that can influence our ability to diagnose. Next week, Dr. Burns will interview Drs Groopman and Hartzband about risk-benefit ratios. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Cochrane, Cruse, Clardy, Burns, Groopman and Hartzband.Dr. Cochrane received royalties from the publication of the book First Aid for the Boards: Neurology.Dr. Cruse has received research support from Medical Research Council UK and the Canada Excellence Research Chair Program.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Groopman receives royalties from the publication of the book Your Medical Mind.Dr. Hartzband receives royalties from the publication of the book Your Medical Mind.
  • March 20 2012 Issue
    1) Lamotrigine and aseptic meningitis and 2) Topic of the month: Recent book, Your medical mind: How to decide what is right for you. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michaela Tegan Chatman interviews Drs. Simms, Kortepeter and Avigan about their paper on lamotrigine and aseptic meningitis. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about pregnancy on the course of neuromyelitis optica. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Groopman and Hartzband about risk-benefit ratios. Next week, Dr. Burns will interview Drs Groopman and Hartzband about additional topics from their books and columns not previously discussed. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Simms, Kortepeter, Avigan, Clardy, Burns, Groopman and Hartzband.Dr. Simms is employed at U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Kortepeter is employed at U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Avigan is employed at U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Groopman receives royalties from the publication of the book Your Medical Mind.Dr. Hartzband receives royalties from the publication of the book Your Medical Mind.
  • March 27 2012 Issue
    1) Evidence-based guideline on intravenous immunoglobulin and 2) Topic of the month: Recent book, Your medical mind: How to decide what is right for you. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Huned Patwa about his paper on evidence-based guideline on intravenous immunoglobulin. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about chronic migraine prophylaxis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Groopman and Hartzband about additional topics from their books and columns not previously discussed. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Clardy, Burns, Groopman and Hartzband.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Patwa was an investigator in the ICE trial comparing IGIV with placebo for CIDP.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Groopman receives royalties from the publication of the book Your Medical Mind.Dr. Hartzband receives royalties from the publication of the book Your Medical Mind.
  • Delayed Recall - April 2012
    Evaluation of dizziness in a patient.
  • April 3 2012 Issue
    1) Long term remission in CIDP and 2) Topic of the month: Obesity and the neurology patient. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Filip Eftimov about his paper on long term remission in CIDP. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about acute basilar artery occlusion. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Beau Bruce about obesity in Idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Drs. Burns & Kissela with interview others about obesity and the neurology patient. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Eftimov, Karam, and Bruce.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Eftimov received payment from Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation for a single lecture to nurses providing home-care immunoglobulin therapy.Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bruce receives research support as recipientof AAN/AANF Practice Research Fellowship and is funded by NIH grants UL1-RR025008 & KL2-RR025009.
  • April 10 2012 Issue
    1) Developing epilepsy after febrile seizures and 2) Topic of the month: Obesity and the neurology patient. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Mytinger interviews Dr. Levy Sander about his paper on developing epilepsy after febrile seizures. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about neuromyelitis optica. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Jeff Burns about the link between dementia and obesity. Next week, Dr. Brett Kissela will interview Dr. Mitch Elkind about stroke and obesity. The participants had nothing to disclose except Prof. Sander, Drs. Karam, Ted Burns, and Jeff Burns.Prof. Sander serves on scientific advisory boards for GlaxoSmithKline, Eisai Inc., ViroPharma Incorporated, and UCB; has received funding for travel from UCB and Janssen; serves on the editorial boards of Lancet Neurology, Epileptic Disorders, and Epilepsia; serves on the speakers' bureaus of UCB and GlaxoSmithKline; received research support from UCB (institutional), the NIH, CBRC, European Union Seventh Framework Programme, Wellcome Trust, National Epilepsie Fonds Nederland, and The Brain Research Trust; and his current post is endowed by the UK Epilepsy Society. Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Jeff Burns serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; has served on a scientific advisory board for the American Academy of Physician Education; has received publishing royalties for Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Mild Cognitive Impairment (Wiley Press, 2008) and Dementia: An Atlas of Investigation and Diagnosis (Clinical Publishing, 2007); serves on the speakers' bureau for Novartis; has served as a consultant for Medacorp Consulting, Johnson County Clinical Trials, and PRA International; receives research support from Elan Corporation, Janssen, Wyeth, Pfizer Inc, Danone, and the Dana Foundation; and has served as an expert witness in legal proceedings regarding competency.
  • April 17 2012 Issue
    1) Antidepressants in Parkinson disease and 2) Topic of the month: Obesity and the neurology patient. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Matt Barrett interviews Dr. Irene Richard about her paper on antidepressants in Parkinson disease. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about migraine without aura. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Mitch Elkind about stroke and obesity. Next week, Dr. Burns will interview Dr. Lisa Davis about her recent paper published in the March Neurology Clinical Practice Journal. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Richard, Karam, Kissela, and Elkind.Dr. Richard serves on a scientific advisory board for the Michael J. Fox Foundation; has received a speaker honorarium from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; and receives/has received research support from Neurologix, Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, the NIH/NINDS, Cornell University, and the Michael J. Fox Foundation.Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kissela serves on scientific advisory boards for Northstar Neuroscience and Allergan, Inc.; has received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Allergan, Inc.; has received research support from NexStim and the NIH, and provides medico-legal reviews.Dr. Elkind serves as the Associate Editor of the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section, serves on an event adjudication committee for Jarvik Heart, receives research support from the NIH, diaDexus, Inc. Sanofi-Aventis, serves on the New York City and Founders Affiliate Boards for the American Heart Association, and has served as a consultant in stroke litigation-legal proceedings.
  • April 24 2012 Issue
    1) Evidence-based guideline updates on episodic migraine prevention and 2) Topic of the month: Obesity and the neurology patient. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Stephen D. Silberstein and Starr Holland on the guideline updates about treatments for episodic migraine prevention in adults. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about scapular winging. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Lisa Davis about her recent paper titled: Clinical strategies for managing the overweight neurology patient published in the March Neurology Clinical Practice Journal. All participants have disclosures.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Silberstein serves on scientific advisory boards for AGA Medical Corporation, Allergan, Inc., Amgen, CAPNIA, Coherex Medical, GlaxoSmithKline, Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Eli Lilly and Company, MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Medtronic, Inc., Merck Serono, Neuralieve Inc., the NIH/NINDS, NuPathe Inc., Pfizer Inc, and St. Jude Medical; serves on the editorial boards of Cephalalgia and Current Pain and Headache Reports; serves on the speakers' bureaus for Allergan, Inc., Endo Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline, Zogenix, and Merck Serono; serves as a consultant for Amgen, Nautilus, Inc., Novartis, Opti-Nose, and Zogenix; receives publishing royalties for Wolff's Headache, 8th edition (Oxford University Press, 2009) and Handbook of Headache (Cambridge University Press, 2010); his employer receives research support from Allergan, Endo, GlaxoSmithKline, MAP, Merck Serono, the NIH/NINDS, Novartis, and Neurolieve; receives research support from the American Headache Society and the International Headache Society.Dr. Holland serves as a consultant for MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; receives research support from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the American Headache Society.Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Davis serves as a consultant for Medifast, Inc. and the Coleman Research Group and is a shareholder in Medifast, Inc.
  • May 1 2012 Issue
    1) Simultaneous PML-IRIS in MS and 2) Topic of the month: Diagnosis of MCI and AD. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. Igor Koralnik about his paper on simultaneous PML-IRIS in an MS patient. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about traumatic brain injury. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Dr. John Morris about clinical diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment. Over the upcoming weeks they will discuss a number of topics related to mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease. All participants have disclosures.Dr. Keegan serves as eMedicine Chief Editor and is a consultant for Bionest and Novartis. Dr. Koralnik serves on the editorial board of the Journal of NeuroVirology; served on the scientific advisory boards for Hoffman-La Roche Inc., GlaxoSmithKline and Merck Serono; receives royalties from UpToDate, Inc.; has served as a consultant for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ono Pharmaceuticals Co. LTD., Merck Serone, Hoffman-La Roche Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Perseid Therapeutic LLC; Vertex Pharmaceuticals; and Johnson & Johnson; receives research support from NIH; and has received research support from Biogen Idec and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Jeff Burns serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; has served on a scientific advisory board for the American Academy of Physician Education; has received publishing royalties for Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Mild Cognitive Impairment (Wiley Press, 2008) and Dementia: An Atlas of Investigation and Diagnosis (Clinical Publishing, 2007); serves on the speakers' bureau for Novartis; has served as a consultant for Medacorp Consulting, Johnson County Clinical Trials, and PRA International; receives research support from Elan Corporation, Janssen, Wyeth, Pfizer Inc, Danone, and the Dana Foundation; and has served as an expert witness in legal proceedings regarding competency.Dr. Morris serves on scientific advisory boards for Eisai Inc., Esteve, Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy Program, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., and Pfizer Inc; serves on the editorial advisory board of Annals of Neurology; receives royalties from the publications of the books Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Handbook of Dementing Illnesses, 2nd edition and for an editorial in Lancet Neurology; and receives research support from Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy Program and Pfizer Inc.
  • Delayed Recall - May 2012
    Neuromuscular Junction Disorders
  • May 8 2012 Issue
    1) A case of Necrotizing myopathy 2) Topic of the month: Diagnosis of MCI and AD. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Mammen interviews Prof. Michael Hanna about his paper on necrotizing myopathy. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about unilateral clubbing in hemiplegia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Dr. John Morris about clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer disease. Over the upcoming weeks they will discuss a number of topics related to mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease. All participants have disclosures.Dr. Mammen has served as an expert witness for trials in 2010 and 2011; receives revenue for a patent on anti-HMGCR antibody detection technology; and received honoraria for Grand Round presentations at several universities.Prof. Hanna receives research funding from the Medical Research Council, MRC Center grant (G0601943), from the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign and the Consortium for Clinical Investigation of Neurological Channelopathies (CINCH) NIH grant U54 NS059065. M.G. Hanna provides the UK national patient referral center for skeletal muscle channelopathies funded by the UK Department of Health National Commissioning Group. Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Jeff Burns serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; has served on a scientific advisory board for the American Academy of Physician Education; has received publishing royalties for Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Mild Cognitive Impairment (Wiley Press, 2008) and Dementia: An Atlas of Investigation and Diagnosis (Clinical Publishing, 2007); serves on the speakers bureau for Novartis; has served as a consultant for Medacorp Consulting, Johnson County Clinical Trials, and PRA International; receives research support from Elan Corporation, Janssen, Wyeth, Pfizer Inc, Danone, and the Dana Foundation; and has served as an expert witness in legal proceedings regarding competency.Dr. Morris serves on scientific advisory boards for Eisai Inc., Esteve, Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy Program, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., and Pfizer Inc; serves on the editorial advisory board of Annals of Neurology; receives royalties from the publications of the books Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Handbook of Dementing Illnesses, 2nd edition and for an editorial in Lancet Neurology; and receives research support from Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy Program and Pfizer Inc.
  • May 15 2012 Issue
    1) Newly diagnosed epilepsy 2) Topic of the month: Diagnosis of MCI and AD. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jen Langer interviews Prof. Martin Brodie about his paper on newly diagnosed epilepsy. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about nocturnal wandering in adults. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Dr. John Morris about imaging modalities for diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease. Over the next two weeks they will discuss a number of topics related to mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease. The participants had nothing to disclose except Prof. Brodie, Drs. Fugate, Burns and Morris.Prof. Brodie serves on the editorial boards of Seizure, Epilepsy & Behavior, CNS Drugs and Acta Neurologica Scandinavia; serves on scientific advisory boards for Pfizer Inc, UCB, Eisai Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Sanofi-aventis, Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. and Lundbeck Inc; has received funding for travel from UCB; serves as a consultant for Eisai Inc.; serves on speakers' bureaus for UCB, GlaxoSmithKline, and Eisai Inc.; and has received research support from GlaxoSmithKline, and Eisai Inc.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Jeff Burns serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; has served on a scientific advisory board for the American Academy of Physician Education; has received publishing royalties for Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Mild Cognitive Impairment (Wiley Press, 2008) and Dementia: An Atlas of Investigation and Diagnosis (Clinical Publishing, 2007); serves on the speakers bureau for Novartis; has served as a consultant for Medacorp Consulting, Johnson County Clinical Trials, and PRA International; receives research support from Elan Corporation, Janssen, Wyeth, Pfizer Inc, Danone, and the Dana Foundation; and has served as an expert witness in legal proceedings regarding competency.Dr. Morris serves on scientific advisory boards for Eisai Inc., Esteve, Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy Program, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., and Pfizer Inc; serves on the editorial advisory board of Annals of Neurology; receives royalties from the publications of the books Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Handbook of Dementing Illnesses, 2nd edition and for an editorial in Lancet Neurology; and receives research support from Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy Program and Pfizer Inc.
  • May 22 2012 Issue
    1) Small fiber neuropathy 2) Topic of the month: Diagnosis of MCI and AD. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Steve Waxman about his paper on small fiber neuropathy. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about diffusion-weighted imaging. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Dr. John Morris about other biomarkers for mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease. Next week they will discuss preclinical Alzheimer disease. All participants have disclosures.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Waxman serves on the editorial boards of Clinical Neuroscience, The Neurologist, Neurobiology of Disease, Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, SYNAPSE, Molecular Neurobiology, Clinical Neuroscience Research, Neuron-Glia Biology, Neurotherapeutics, Trends in Molecular Medicine, Molecular Pain and Channels; served on the editorial board Journal of Neurotrauma; serves on the scientific advisory board for Brain and Nature Reviews Neurology; Editor-in-Chief of The Neuroscientist and Neuroscience Letters; Editor of The Journal of Physiology; Section Head Multiple Sclerosis, Faculty of 1000 Medicine; is or has been a consultant for Cardiome Pharmaceutical, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Vertex Pharmaceutical, ChromaCell and DaiNippon Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals; receives research support from Pfizer Inc., The Erythromelalgia Association and Department of Veterans Affairs; holds stock options in SITE ONE Research for serving on its Advisory Board and is listed as an inventor for a patent held by Yale University on the Invention of sodium channel NaV1.9.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Jeff Burns serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; has served on a scientific advisory board for the American Academy of Physician Education; has received publishing royalties for Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Mild Cognitive Impairment (Wiley Press, 2008) and Dementia: An Atlas of Investigation and Diagnosis (Clinical Publishing, 2007); serves on the speakers' bureau for Novartis; has served as a consultant for Medacorp Consulting, Johnson County Clinical Trials, and PRA International; receives research support from Elan Corporation, Janssen, Wyeth, Pfizer Inc, Danone, and the Dana Foundation; and has served as an expert witness in legal proceedings regarding competency.Dr. Morris serves on scientific advisory boards for Eisai Inc., Esteve, Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy Program, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., and Pfizer Inc; serves on the editorial advisory board of Annals of Neurology; receives royalties from the publications of the books Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Handbook of Dementing Illnesses, 2nd edition and for an editorial in Lancet Neurology; and receives research support from Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy Program and Pfizer Inc.
  • May 29 2012 Issue
    1) Cognitive effects of one season of head impacts 2) Topic of the month: Diagnosis of MCI and AD. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Howard Goodkin interviews Dr. Thomas McAllister about his paper on cognitive effects of one season of head impacts. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Hashimoto encephalopathy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Dr. John Morris about preclinical Alzheimer disease. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. All participants have disclosures.Dr. Goodkin serves on the scientific board for Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance and CURE; serves on the editorial board for Neurology and Surgical Neurology International; received royalties for an entry in Up-to-date entitled: The choking game and other strangulation activities in children and adolescents and is funded by NIH grants.Dr. McAllister is funded by NIH grants.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Jeff Burns serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; has served on a scientific advisory board for the American Academy of Physician Education; has received publishing royalties for Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Mild Cognitive Impairment (Wiley Press, 2008) and Dementia: An Atlas of Investigation and Diagnosis (Clinical Publishing, 2007); serves on the speakers' bureau for Novartis; has served as a consultant for Medacorp Consulting, Johnson County Clinical Trials, and PRA International; receives research support from Elan Corporation, Janssen, Wyeth, Pfizer Inc, Danone, and the Dana Foundation; and has served as an expert witness in legal proceedings regarding competency.Dr. Morris serves on scientific advisory boards for Eisai Inc., Esteve, Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy Program, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., and Pfizer Inc; serves on the editorial advisory board of Annals of Neurology; receives royalties from the publications of the books Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Handbook of Dementing Illnesses, 2nd edition and for an editorial in Lancet Neurology; and receives research support from Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy Program and Pfizer Inc.
  • Delayed Recall - June 2012
    Clinical Diagnostic Reasoning and Physician Cognitive Errors
  • June 5 2012 Issue
    1) Measures of health-related quality of life and 2) Topic of the month: Memory. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. David Cella about his paper on measures of health-related quality of life. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about frontotemporal dementia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Dean Buonomano about major categories of memory. Next week they will discuss bedside testing of memory. All participants have disclosures.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Cella serves on the scientific advisory boards of the Moffitt Cancer Center, NCI Symptom Management and Health-Related Quality of Life (SxQOL) Steering Committee, serves as Associate Editor of The Journal of Supportive Oncology; is a consultant for Pfizer Inc, Genetech, Inc., Novartis, Bayer Schering Pharma, and GlaxoSmithKline; receives royalties from Up-to-Date annual review of Quality of life measures; receives research support from Pfizer Inc, Genetech, Inc., Novartis, Bayer Schering Pharma, GlaxoSmithKline and AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and is funded by the NIH.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Buonomano receives royalties from the publication of the book Brain Bugs: How the brain's flaws shape our lives.
  • June 12 2012 Issue
    1) Progesterone versus placebo therapy for women with epilepsy and 2) Topic of the month: Memory. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Chenjie Xia interviews Dr. Andy Herzog about his paper on progesterone versus placebo therapy for women with epilepsy. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about myotonia congenita. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Dean Buonomano about bedside testing of memory. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Herzog, Clardy, Burns and Buonomano.Dr. Herzog serves as an editorial board member of Epilepsy & Behavior.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Buonomano receives royalties from the publication of the book Brain Bugs: How the brain's flaws shape our lives.
  • Delayed Recall - July 2012
    Vitamins & Neurology
  • July 3 2012 Issue
    1) Bleeding risk after stroke thrombolysis and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Michael Knoflach about his paper on an increased bleeding risk after stroke thrombolysis. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about hummingbird sign in PSP. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Drs. Titulaer and Vincent about their lecture on clinical features, treatment and outcome of 500 patients with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. Next week, we will continue with our interview with Drs. Titulaer and Vincent. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Kissela, Kiechl, Fugate, Espay and Mehler.Dr. Kissela serves on scientific advisory boards for Northstar Neuroscience and Allergan, Inc.; has received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Allergan, Inc.; has received research support from NexStim and the NIH, and provides medico-legal reviews.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; personal compensation as a consultant/scientific advisory board member for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott, Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company; and honoraria from Novartis, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Movement Disorders Society. He serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders.Dr. Titulaer received research support from a KWF fellowship of the Dutch Cancer Society.Dr. Vincent served on the scientific advisory board for Patrick Berthoud Trust as Chair and member of the MGFA SAB; received honoraria from Baxter International; serves as Associate Editor for Brain; is a consultant for Athena Diagnostics; receives royalties from the publications of Clinical Neuroimmunology Blackwells Dale and Vincent Inflammatory and Autoimmune Disorders of the Nervous System in Children Mac Keith Press; receives revenue from Athena Diagnostics and RSR Ltd for MuSK antibodies for a patent, holds a patent for CASPR2, Lgi1, Contactin2 antibodies; receives research support from NIH, EU network grant, Euroimmun AG and Sir Halley Stewart Trust; performs neuroimmunology service for her department and is associated with Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America.
  • July 10 2012 Issue
    1) Patients treated with antiepileptic drugs and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Nathan Fountain interviews Dr. John Wark and Prof. Terry O' Brien about their paper on falls and fractures in patients treated with antiepileptic drugs. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Duchenne muscular dystrophy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay continues his interview with Drs. Titulaer and Vincent about their lecture on clinical features, treatment and outcome of 500 patients with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. Next week, we will continue with interviews from other plenary sessions. All participants have disclosures.Dr. Fountain serves as an editorial board member of Epilepsy Currents, serves on the Board of Directors, National Association of Epilepsy Centers, receives travel reimbursement from UCB; performs EEG interpretation for the University of Virginia (10% effort); receives research support from UCB, Sepracor Inc., Medtronic, Inc., Vertex Pharmaceuticals and NeuroPace; and is funded by the NIH.Dr. Wark serves on the scientific advisory boards for Amgen/GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis and LactoPharma; serves as a specialist editor of Clinical Science; editorial board members of Osteoporosis International and Journal of Osteoporosis; serves on the speakers' bureau of Servier, Amgen, Novartis, Sanofi-aventis, Eli Lilly and Company, Merck Serono, Sharp Dohme Company; serves on the speakers' bureau of Servier, Amgen, Novartis, Amgen, Novartis, Sanofi-aventis, Eli Lilly and Company, Merck Serono, Sharp Dohme Company; received travel reimbursement from Servier; is a consultant for Vactec and AstraZeneca; performs bone density testing for the Royal Melbourne Hospital (10% effort); receives royalties from the publication of the book Physical Activity and Bone Health; receives research support from Novartis, UCB, Sanofi-aventis, Eli Lilly and Company, Monash University, LaTrobe University, National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, Victorian Cancer Agency and ANZ Trustees.Prof. O'Brien served as editorial board members of Epilepsia, Journal of Clinical Neuroscience and Epilepsy and Behavior; serves on the speakers' bureaus of UCB, Sanofi-aventis and SiGen and receives research support from UCB, Sanofi-aventis Jansen-Cilag, Royal Melbourne Hospital Neuroscience Foundation and Epilepsy Research Foundation and is funded by the NIH and NHMRC.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; personal compensation as a consultant/scientific advisory board member for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott, Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company; and honoraria from Novartis, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Movement Disorders Society. He serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders.Dr. Titulaer received research support from a KWF fellowship of the Dutch Cancer Society.Dr. Vincent served on the scientific advisory board for Patrick Berthoud Trust as Chair and member of the MGFA SAB; received honoraria from Baxter International; serves as Associate Editor for Brain; is a consultant for Athena Diagnostics; receives royalties from the publications of Clinical Neuroimmunology Blackwells Dale and Vincent Inflammatory and Autoimmune Disorders of the Nervous System in Children Mac Keith Press; receives revenue from Athena Diagnostics and RSR Ltd for MuSK antibodies for a patent, holds a patent for CASPR2, Lgi1, Contactin2 antibodies; receives research support from NIH, EU network grant, Euroimmun AG and Sir Halley Stewart Trust; performs neuroimmunology service for her department and is associated with Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America.
  • July 17 2012 Issue
    1) Anterior disconnection syndrome and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Waugh interviews Drs. Ana Pereira and Alvardo Pascual-Leone about their paper on the anterior disconnection syndrome. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about normal pressure hydrocephalus. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Richard Bedlack about his plenary session on contemporary clinical issues. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Waugh, Pascual-Leone, Fugate, Espay and Bedlack.Dr. Waugh serves as an editorial board member of the Journal of Pediatric Biochemistry.Dr. Pascual-Leone serves on the scientific advisory board for Nexstim, NeoSync, Starlab, Neuronix, Allied minds and NovaVision, inc.; serves as an Associate Editor for European Journal of Neuroscience and Frontiers in Neuroscience; is listed as co-inventor in several patents related to real-time integration of TMS with EEG and functional imaging; receives research support from Nexstim, Neuronix, NIH, The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Berenson-Allen Foundation and RJG Family Foundation.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; personal compensation as a consultant/scientific advisory board member for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott, Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company; and honoraria from Novartis, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Movement Disorders Society. He serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders.Dr. Bedlack serves on the scientific advisory board DSMB for the ceftriaxone ALS trial; serves on the speakers' bureau of Pfizer Inc, Eli Lilly and Company, Athena Diagnostics and Avanir Pharmaceuticals; is a consultant for Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi-aventis, Athena Diagnostics and UCB; receives research support from UCB, Biogen, Cytokinetics, Neuraltis and NIH. His clinic is sponsored by the ALS Association; and he is also involved in conducting clinical trials.
  • July 24 2012 Issue
    1) Stroke thrombolysis and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Atte Meretoja about her paper on reducing in-hospital delay. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about mytonic dystrophy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Reisa Sperling about her plenary session on molecular and functional imaging detection of preclinical Alzheimer disease. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Meretoja, Fugate, Espay and Sperling.Dr. Meretoja has served as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim, and has received honoraria from Boehringer Ingelheim for speaking at educational symposia, travel expenses from H Lundbeck A/S, and research support from Sigrid Juselius Foundation, Biomedicum Helsinki Foundation, Instrumentarium Science Foundation, Yrjo Jahnsson Foundation, Paivikki and Sakari Sohlberg Foundation, Maire Taponen Foundation, Finnish-Norwegian Medical Foundation and Emil Aaltonen Foundation.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; personal compensation as a consultant/scientific advisory board member for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott, Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company; and honoraria from Novartis, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Movement Disorders Society. He serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders.Dr. Sperling received a speaker honorarium from Pfizer Inc.; serves on the editorial board of Alzheimer¹s disease and Associated Disorders; has served as a consultant for Roche, Janssen, Pfizer Inc, Bayer Schering Pharma, Eisai Inc., Satori, Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, (unpaid); has received research support from Janssen, and Bristol-Myers Squibb, NIH/NIA, Alzheimer¹s Association, American Health Assistance Foundation, and an Anonymous Foundation.
  • July 31 2012 Issue
    1) Prevention of new brain lesions and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Pearce Korb interviews Dr. David Mohr about his paper on stress management for the prevention of new brain lesions. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Panayiotopoulos syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Chris Austin about his plenary session on translational therapeutics development at NIH. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Mohr, Fugate, and Espay.Dr. Mohr is a consultant for the NIH and receives research support from NIH.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; personal compensation as a consultant/scientific advisory board member for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott, Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company; and honoraria from Novartis, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Movement Disorders Society. He serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders.
  • 2011-2012 Academic Year Review - Delayed Recall
    In this special podcast for the Neurology Journal, Dr. Ted M. Burns plays a dozen of the many interesting audio clips from Neurology Podcasts of the 2011-2012 academic year.
  • August 7 2012 Issue
    1) Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and 2) Topic of the month: Apraxias. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Clive Hamlin about his paper on diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about POEMS syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Ken Heilman about definitions for apraxia and various forms of apraxia. Dr. Burns will interview Dr. Heilman about other forms of apraxias over the next three weeks. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Karam, and Heilman.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Heilman serves as an editorial board member for ACTA Neuropsychologia, The Journal of Contemporary Neurology, Journal of the International Neuropsychological, Neurocase, Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology-Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brain and Cognition, Journal of Neuropsychology and Journal of Clinical Neurology; receives royalties for the publication of Clinical Neuropsychology, fifth edition, PGY1: Lessons in Caring, Neurological Therapeutics : Principles and Practice second edition, Creativity and the Brain, Clinical Neuropsychology, fourth edition, Neurological Therapeutics : Principles and Practice, The Matter of Mind, A Neurologist's View of Brain Behavior Relationships, Apraxia, Helping People with Memory Disorders: A Guide for You and Your Family, Clinical Neuropsychology, third edition, Clinical Neuropsychology, second edition, Neuropsychology of Human Emotion, Clinical Neuropsychology and The Differential Diagnosis of Neurological Diseases; and receives funding from current (active) funded research proposals, Alzheimer's Disease Initiative State of Florida, Dept. of Elder Affairs, Memory Disorder Clinics, and the NIH.
  • August 14 2012 Issue
    1) Antiplatelets versus anticoagulation and 2) Topic of the month: Apraxias. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Hugh Markus about his paper on antiplatelets versus anticoagulation for dissection. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about caffeine and Parkinson disease. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Ken Heilman about limb-kinetic, ideomotor and ideational apraxias and how it might come to our attention. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Markus, Karam, Burns and Heilman.Dr. Markus has served on scientific advisory boards for W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, and Sanofi-Synthélabo; serves on the editorial boards of Stroke and Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery; receives publishing royalties for Stroke Medicine (Oxford University Press, 2010); served as a consultant for Archimex SAS and Shire plc; and has received research support from Archimex SAS, Shire plc, MRC UK, the Stroke Association, the European Union, Wellcome Trust and the British heart Foundation.Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Heilman serves as an editorial board member for ACTA Neuropsychologia, The Journal of Contemporary Neurology, Journal of the International Neuropsychological, Neurocase, Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology-Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brain and Cognition, Journal of Neuropsychology and Journal of Clinical Neurology; receives royalties for the publication of Clinical Neuropsychology, fifth edition, PGY1: Lessons in Caring, Neurological Therapeutics : Principles and Practice second edition, Creativity and the Brain, Clinical Neuropsychology, fourth edition, Neurological Therapeutics : Principles and Practice, The Matter of Mind, A Neurologist's View of Brain Behavior Relationships, Apraxia, Helping People with Memory Disorders: A Guide for You and Your Family, Clinical Neuropsychology, third edition, Clinical Neuropsychology, second edition, Neuropsychology of Human Emotion, Clinical Neuropsychology and The Differential Diagnosis of Neurological Diseases; and receives funding from current (active) funded research proposals, Alzheimer's Disease Initiative State of Florida, Dept. of Elder Affairs, Memory Disorder Clinics, and the NIH.
  • August 21 2012 Issue
    1) Adult neurology training and 2) Topic of the month: Apraxias. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Howard Goodkin interviews Dr. Nina Schor about her paper on adult neurology training during child neurology residency. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about transthyretin amyloidosis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Ken Heilman about dissociation and conceptual apraxia. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Goodkin, Schor, Karam, Burns and Heilman.Dr. Goodkin serves on the scientific board for Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance and CURE; serves on the editorial board for Neurology and Surgical Neurology International; received royalties for an entry in Up-to-date entitled: The choking game and other strangulation activities in children and adolescents and is funded by NIH grants.Dr. Schor serves as an editorial board member for MedLink Neurology, Neurology, Pediatric Neurology and Journal of Child Neurology; receives royalties for the publication of Nelson's Textbook of Pediatrics and Swaiman's Pediatric Neurology: Principles and Practice and is funded by the NIH.Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Heilman serves as an editorial board member for ACTA Neuropsychologia, The Journal of Contemporary Neurology, Journal of the International Neuropsychological, Neurocase, Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology-Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brain and Cognition, Journal of Neuropsychology and Journal of Clinical Neurology; receives royalties for the publication of Clinical Neuropsychology, fifth edition, PGY1: Lessons in Caring, Neurological Therapeutics : Principles and Practice second edition, Creativity and the Brain, Clinical Neuropsychology, fourth edition, Neurological Therapeutics : Principles and Practice, The Matter of Mind, A Neurologist's View of Brain Behavior Relationships, Apraxia, Helping People with Memory Disorders: A Guide for You and Your Family, Clinical Neuropsychology, third edition, Clinical Neuropsychology, second edition, Neuropsychology of Human Emotion, Clinical Neuropsychology and The Differential Diagnosis of Neurological Diseases; and receives funding from current (active) funded research proposals, Alzheimer's Disease Initiative State of Florida, Dept. of Elder Affairs, Memory Disorder Clinics, and the NIH.
  • August 28 2012 Issue
    1) Reportable neurologic disorders and 2) Topic of the month: Apraxias. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Shanna Patterson interviews Dr. Farrah Mateen about her paper on reportable neurologic disorders in refugee camps. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns focuses his interview with Dr. Ken Heilman about some of the neurologic diseases that cause apraxia. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Karam, Burns and Heilman.Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Heilman serves as an editorial board member for ACTA Neuropsychologia, The Journal of Contemporary Neurology, Journal of the International Neuropsychological, Neurocase, Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology-Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brain and Cognition, Journal of Neuropsychology and Journal of Clinical Neurology; receives royalties for the publication of Clinical Neuropsychology, fifth edition, PGY1: Lessons in Caring, Neurological Therapeutics : Principles and Practice second edition, Creativity and the Brain, Clinical Neuropsychology, fourth edition, Neurological Therapeutics : Principles and Practice, The Matter of Mind, A Neurologist's View of Brain Behavior Relationships, Apraxia, Helping People with Memory Disorders: A Guide for You and Your Family, Clinical Neuropsychology, third edition, Clinical Neuropsychology, second edition, Neuropsychology of Human Emotion, Clinical Neuropsychology and The Differential Diagnosis of Neurological Diseases; and receives funding from current (active) funded research proposals, Alzheimer's Disease Initiative State of Florida, Dept. of Elder Affairs, Memory Disorder Clinics, and the NIH.
  • Delayed Recall - September 2012
    Interviews with Dean Buonomono on memory function
  • September 4 2012 Issue
    1) C90RF72 mutations and 2) Topic of the month: Bedside Neuro-ophthalmology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns with Drs. Sharon Sha and Carol Dobson-Stone about their papers on frontotemporal dementia. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Hanes sign. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Randy Kardon about relative afferent papillary defect. Dr. Bruce will interview Dr. Kardon next week about "big pupil" consult. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Dobson-Stone, Clardy, Bruce and Kardon.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Dobson-Stone receives research funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia).Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bruce received research funding from the NIH.Dr. Kardon serves on the editorial board for Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology and Archives of Ophthalmology; has patents for method of characterizing focal pupil responses to light and method of assessing retinal function using infrared optical signals in response to light; receives royalties for the publication of Tissues and Organs: A text-atlas of scanning electron microscopy and for use of micrographs in other textbooks; is a consultant for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd; receives research support from the Department of Veterans Affairs Iowa City Center of Excellence for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss, Department of Defense Vision Research Program (TATRC) and Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Division.
  • September 11 2012 Issue
    1) Epilepsy surgery and 2) Topic of the month: Bedside Neuro-ophthalmology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Joanna Jen with Dr. Nathalie Jette about her paper on an outline tool to determine epilepsy surgery. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about gelastic seizures. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Randy Kardon about "big pupil" consult. All participants have disclosures.Dr. Jen serves as Section Editor for Experimental Brain Research, Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology and Associate Editor for Frontiers in Neuro-otology and is funded by the FDA and NIH. Dr. Jette serves on the editorial board for Epilepsia, is the holder of a Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience Health Services Research and receives research support from: Alberta Health and Wellness, Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Alberta Innovates Health Solutions, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services. Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bruce received research funding from the NIH.Dr. Kardon serves on the editorial board for Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology and Archives of Ophthalmology; has patents for method of characterizing focal pupil responses to light and method of assessing retinal function using infrared optical signals in response to light; receives royalties for the publication of Tissues and Organs: A text-atlas of scanning electron microscopy and for use of micrographs in other textbooks; is a consultant for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd; receives research support from the Department of Veterans Affairs Iowa City Center of Excellence for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss, Department of Defense Vision Research Program (TATRC) and Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Division.
  • September 18 2012 Issue
    1) Neuromyelitis optica phenotype and 2) Topic of the month: Bedside Neuro-ophthalmology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Nick Johnson with Dr. Jacqueline Palace about her paper on neuromyelitis optica phenotype. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Duret hemorrhage. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Jonathan Trobe about bedside visual field examination. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Palace, Clardy, and Bruce.Dr Palace serves on the scientific advisory board for Charcot Foundation, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono Ltd, Bayer Schering Pharma, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Uk Ltd, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; receives research support from the National MS Society, QIDIS, Oxford Health Services Research Committee, John Fell Research Fund, Merck Serono Ltd. and Bayer Schering Pharma and conference expenses from Novartis and Merck Serono Ltd. Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bruce received research funding from the NIH.
  • September 25 2012 Issue
    1) Vitamin D, cognition and dementia and 2) Topic of the month: Bedside Neuro-ophthalmology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns with Dr. Cynthia Balion about her paper on vitamin D, cognition and dementia. Dr. Stacy Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about single-shot fast spin echo. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce focuses his interview with Dr. Kathleen Digre about direct ophthalmoscopy tips. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Balion, Clardy, Bruce and Digre.Dr. Burns serves on the editorial board for Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; receives royalties for the publications of Early diagnosis and treatment of mild cognitive impairment and Dementia: An atlas of investigation and diagnosis; is a consultant for PRA International, Johnson County Clinical trials; receives speakers' fees from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd; and receives research support from the NIH, Elan, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Pfizer Inc, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd and Danone.Dr. Balion receives research support from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Canada Foundation for Innovation, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Canadian Institutes of Health Research.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bruce received research funding from the NIH.Dr. Digre serves on the editorial board for Journal of Neuro-ophthlamology and Headache Currents; receives research support from Pfizer, Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy: possible trigger factors related to the development of AION and NEI: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Treatment Trial.
  • Delayed Recall - October 2012
    Diagnosis of Alzheimer's and MCI
  • October 2 2012 Issue
    1) Orthostatic intolerance and 2) Topic of the month: Evaluation of polyneuropathy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns with Dr. Paola Sandroni about her paper on orthostatic intolerance. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about bright tongue sign. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Vera Bril about symptomatic treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Sandroni, Fugate and Bril.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (35% effort); and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Sandroni receives research funding from the NIH.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bril received speakers' fees from Pfizer Inc and for a talk last year for European Federation of Neurological Societies and received research funding from Talecris Biotherapeutics, Inc..
  • October 9 2012 Issue
    1) Indicators of amyloid burden and 2) Topic of the month: Evaluation of polyneuropathy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns with Dr. Michelle M. Mielke about her paper on indicators of amyloid burden. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about vestibular migraine. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Michael Shy about evaluation of the inherited neuropathy patient. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Jeff Burns, Mielke, Fugate, Ted Burns and Shy.Dr. Jeff Burns serves on the editorial board for Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; receives royalties for the publications of Early diagnosis and treatment of mild cognitive impairment and Dementia: An atlas of investigation and diagnosis; is a consultant for PRA International, Johnson County Clinical trials; receives speakers' fees from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd; and receives research support from the NIH, Elan, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Pfizer Inc, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd and Danone.Dr. Mielke has received research support from the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation, Walter S. and Lucienne B. Driskill Foundation and the NIH.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (35% effort); and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Shy serves as an editorial board member of Journal of Peripheral Nerve System; receives research support from Muscular Dystrophy Association, Charcot Marie Tooth Association and the NIH.
  • October 16 2012 Issue
    1) ALS studies and 2) Topic of the month: Evaluation of polyneuropathy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns with Dr. Michael Benatar about his paper on studies in ALS. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Gradenigo syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Michelle L. Mauermann and P. James Dyck about evaluation of polyneuropathy, basics. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Benatar, Fugate and Mauermann.Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (35% effort); and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Benatar serves as an editorial board member for Journal Watch Neurology; serves on the scientific advisory board for Cytokinetics; is a consultant for Cytokinetics and Asubio Pharmaceuticals Inc.; receives royalties from the publication of the books (1) Neuromuscular Disease: Evidence and Analysis in Clinical Neurology, (2) BluePrints in Neurology, (3) Field of Vision; receives travel funding from the (1) American Academy of Neurology, (2) Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America; receives research support from the CytRx Corporation, Food and Drug Administration, Muscular Dystrophy Association, ALS Association, Woodruff Foundation and the NIH; involved in legal proceedings with Sutter, O'Connel and Farchione Attorneys as well as Parker Waichmann LLP. Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Mauermann receives research support from Pfizer Inc and the NIH.
  • October 23 2012 Issue
    1) Early epileptiform abnormalities and 2) Topic of the month: Evaluation of polyneuropathy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Quigg with Drs. Moushin Shafi and Brandon Westover about their paper on absence of early epileptiform abnormalities. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Doral midbrain syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Michelle L. Mauermann and P. James Dyck about evaluation of the chronic, axonal polyneuropathy. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Quigg, Shafi, Fugate, Burns and Mauermann.Dr. Quigg receives royalties from the publication of the book EEG Pearls; has a patent for actigraphy system for seizure characterization and receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Shafi performs EMG and cEEG monitoring studies in his epilepsy practice (35% effort); receives honoraria from (1) J. Kiffin Penry Epilepsy Minifellowship - reimbursement for travel, conference accommodations and food (2) American Epilepsy Society Fellows Program - funds for travel and attendance at 2011 American Epilepsy Society conference; and receives research support from (1) National Center for Research Resources: Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center and the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology and is funded by the NIH. Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (35% effort); and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Mauermann receives research support from Pfizer Inc and the NIH.
  • October 30 2012
    1) Intracranial arterial stenosis and 2) Topic of the month: Evaluation of polyneuropathy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brad Worrall with Drs. Xunming Ji and Ran Meng about their paper on intracranial arterial stenosis. Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Kleine-Levin syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Peter James Dyck about evaluation of demyelinating polyneuropathy. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Worrall, Fugate, Burns, and Dyck.Dr. Worrall has received research funding from NIH (6 grants). He serves as an outcomes adjudicator for the NHLBI for AREDS2 and as an ad hoc reviewer for the NIH and Veterans Administration study sections. Dr. Worrall received several honoraria for serving as faculty and/or director for courses at the AAN annual meetings and an honorarium for speaking for the Operation Stroke program (AHA/ASA funded) at Fairfax Inova Hospital. Dr. Worrall is on the Editorial Boards of Neurology and Seminars in Neurology. Dr. Worrall received nominal royalties for serving as a Chapter Author for Merritt's Neurology and receives an honorarium as Associate Editor of Neurology. Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (35% effort); and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Dyck serves as an Associate Editor of Diabetes; is employed as a consultant in Neurology at the Mayo Clinic and receives research support from Pfizer Inc, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Anylam Pharmaceuticals and the NIH.
  • Delayed Recall - November - Limb Apraxias
    Limb Apraxias
  • November 6 2012 Issue
    1) Neurodegenerative causes of death and 2) Topic of the month: Encephalopathy caused by systemic disease. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Kutcher interviews Dr. Everett Lehman about his paper on National Football League players. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the palmonental reflex: Beyond the pain. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Steven Lewis and Allison Weathers about encephalopathies caused by endocrine disorders. All participants have disclosures.Dr. Kutcher is a consultant for the National Hockey League Players' Association and receives research support from ElMindA, Ltd..Dr. Lehman serves as an editorial board member for Public Health Reports and is Deputy Division Director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U. S. Federal government).Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (35% effort); and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Lewis serves as CME Section Co-Editor for Neurology® and as Associate Editor for Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology®; receives royalties for the books: Field Guide to the Neurologic Examination and Neurology for the Non-Neurologist and anticipates receiving royalties for the book: Neurologic Disorders due to Systemic Disease.Dr. Weathers receives honoraria as an AAN speaker.
  • November 13 2012 Issue
    1) Parkinson disease and driving and 2) Topic of the month: Encephalopathy caused by systemic disease. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Morgan interviews Dr. Alex Crizzle about his paper on Parkinson disease and driving. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about tumarkin attacks-the otolithic catastrophe. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Steven Lewis and Allison Weathers about electrolytes and other metabolic disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Morgan, Crizzle, Clardy, Burns, Lewis and Weathers.Dr. Morgan has served as a consultant or received speaking honoraria for work with Chelsea Therapeutics, GlaxoSmithKline, Oakstone, Teva Pharmaceuticals, UCB Pharma, GE Healthcare, Impax Laboratories and Veloxis; has received compensation for review of medical records and expert witness testimony in multiple cases of litigation involving neurologic conditions and his clinical group receives funding from the National Parkinson Foundation as a Center of Excellence. Dr. Crizzle receives research support from the National Parkinson's Foundation.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (35% effort); and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Lewis serves as CME Section Co-Editor for Neurology® and as Associate Editor for Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology®; receives royalties for the books: Field Guide to the Neurologic Examination and Neurology for the Non-Neurologist and anticipates receiving royalties for the book: Neurologic Disorders due to Systemic Disease.Dr. Weathers receives honoraria as an AAN speaker.
  • November 20 2012 Issue
    1) Paroxysmal dyskinesia and hemiplegic migraine and 2) Topic of the month: Encephalopathy caused by systemic disease. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Waugh interviews Drs. Renzo Guerrini and Alice Gardiner about their papers on paroxysmal dyskinesia and hemiplegic migraine. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about plus-minus lid syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Steven Lewis and Allison Weathers about encephalopathy caused by liver and kidney dysfunction. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Waugh, Guerrini, Gardiner, Clardy, Burns, Lewis and Weathers.Dr. Waugh serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Pediatric Biochemistry.Dr. Guerrini serves as an Associate Editor for Epilepsia, serves on the editorial boards for Seizure, BMC Medical Genetics, Topics in Epilepsy, Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy, Epileptic Disorders and European Neurological Journal, serves on the International Advisory Board for Progress in Epileptic Disorders; has received honoraria from Biocodex, UCB, Eisai Inc, ValueBox, Viropharma and EMA (European Medicine Agency), received funding for travel from Japanese Epilepsy Society and Weill Cornell Medical College; receives research support from the Italian Ministry of Health, the European Community Sixth Framework Thematic Priority Life Sciences, Genomics and Biotechnology for Health, the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, the Tuscany Region, the Telethon Foundation, and the Mariani Foundation; receives royalties for the books: Epilepsy and Movement disorders, Aicardi's Epilepsy in children, Progress in epileptic spasms and West syndrome, Epilepsy and migraine, The causes of epilepsy and Dravet syndrome.Dr. Gardiner receives research support from The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (35% effort); and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Lewis serves as CME Section Co-Editor for Neurology® and as Associate Editor for Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology®; receives royalties for the books: Field Guide to the Neurologic Examination and Neurology for the Non-Neurologist and anticipates receiving royalties for the book: Neurologic Disorders due to Systemic Disease.
  • November 27 2012 Issue
    1) Bell's palsy and 2) Topic of the month: Encephalopathy caused by systemic disease. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Elliot Dimberg interviews Dr. Gary Gronseth about the guideline update on Bell's palsy. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about catathrenia (sleep related groaning). In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Steven Lewis and Allison Weathers about encephalopathy caused by other organ failure. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Gronseth, Clardy, Burns, Lewis and Weathers.Dr. Gronseth serves on the editorial board of Neurology Now; received speakers' fees from Boehringer Ingelheim (resigned December 2011) and receives research support from the American Academy of Neurology.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (35% effort); and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Lewis serves as CME Section Co-Editor for Neurology® and as Associate Editor for Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology®; receives royalties for the books: Field Guide to the Neurologic Examination and Neurology for the Non-Neurologist and anticipates receiving royalties for the book: Neurologic Disorders due to Systemic Disease.Dr. Weathers receives honoraria as an AAN speaker.
  • Delayed Recall - December 2012
    Neuro-Opthamology Topics
  • December 4 2012 Issue
    1) Orexin receptor antagonism and 2) Topic of the month: Encephalopathy caused by systemic disease. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Tom Roth and Joe Herring about their paper on orexin receptor antagonism for treatment of insomnia.Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about central fourth nerve palsies. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Steven Lewis and Allison Weathers about drugs that can cause encephalopathy. All participants have disclosures.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (35% effort); and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Roth serves on the scientific advisory boards for Merck, Jazz and Transcept; serves as an editorial board member for Sleep and Sleep Medicine; receives research support from Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Linguflex LLC and APnes, serves on the speakers' bureau of Purdue Pharma L.P. and is a consultant for Abbott Laboratories, Accadia, Acogolix Inc., Acorda, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Addrenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Alchemers, Alza Corporation, Ancel, Arena, AstraZeneca, Aventis, AVER, Bayer Schering Pharma, BMS, BTG, Cephalon, Inc., Cypress, Dove, Eisai Inc., Elan Corporation, Eli Lilly and Company, Evotec, Forest Laboratories, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Hypnion Inc, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Intec, Intra-Cellular Therapies, Jazz, Johnson & Johnson, King Pharmaceuticals, Lundbeck, Inc., McNeil, MediciNova, Merck, Neurim Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Neurocrine, Neurogen, Novartis, Orexo, Organon Pharmaceuticals, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Prestwick, Proctor & Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer Inc, Purdue Pharma L.P., Resteva, Roche, Sanofi-aventis, Schoering-Plough Corp., Sepracor Inc., Servier Laboratories, Shire plc, Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Syrex, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, TransOral, Yanda, VivoMetrics Inc, Wyeth, Yamanuchi Pharmaceutical, and XenoPort.Dr. Herring is Executive Director, Clinical Neuroscience at Merck; receives research support as an employee at Merck and holds stock options with Merck.Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Lewis serves as CME Section Co-Editor for Neurology® and as Associate Editor for Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology®; receives royalties for the books: Field Guide to the Neurologic Examination and Neurology for the Non-Neurologist and anticipates receiving royalties for the book: Neurologic Disorders due to Systemic Disease.Dr. Weathers receives honoraria as an AAN speaker.
  • December 11 2012 Issue
    1) Multiple cranial nerve impairment and 2) Topic of the month: Encephalopathy caused by systemic disease. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Stephen Donahue interviews Dr. Vincent Roubeau about his paper on multiple cranial nerve impairment. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about neurosyphilis presenting as mesial temporal encephalitis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Steven Lewis and Allison Weathers about vitamin deficiency, infection and autoimmunity. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Karam, Burns, Lewis and Weathers.Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (35% effort); and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Lewis serves as CME Section Co-Editor for Neurology® and as Associate Editor for Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology®; receives royalties for the books: Field Guide to the Neurologic Examination and Neurology for the Non-Neurologist and anticipates receiving royalties for the book: Neurologic Disorders due to Systemic Disease.Dr. Weathers receives honoraria as an AAN speaker.
  • January 1 2013 Issue
    1) Active multiple sclerosis and 2) Topic of the month: Headaches. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michelle Johansen interviews Dr. Jack Ratchford about his paper on active multiple sclerosis. Dr. Jen Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about nummular headache. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Jen Bickel interviews Dr. Gretchen Tietjen about the topic of women and migraine. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Ratchford, Fugate and Tietjen.Dr. Ratchford serves as a consultant for Biogen Idec, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Diogenix, Inc.; and receives research support from Biogen Idec, Novartis, and Sun Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Tietjen serves as an Associate Editor of Headache; serves on the scientific advisory board for MAP Pharmaceuticals Inc. and holds stock options in Johnson & Johnson and Stryker.
  • Delayed Recall - January 2013
    Polyneuropathy
  • January 8 2013 Issue
    1) Pre-hospital thrombolysis and 2) Topic of the month: Headaches. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Joachim Weber about his paper on pre-hosptial thrombolysis. Dr. Jen Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Ondine's curse. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Jen Bickel interviews Dr. Todd Rozen about the topic of cluster headaches. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Audebert and Fugate.Dr. Audebert serves as Associate Editor for Frontiers of Teleneurology; is a consultant for Lundbeck Inc.; receives speaker honoraria from Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Boehringer Ingelheim, Lundbeck Inc., Bayer Vital, UCB, Sanofi-Syntelabo Inc and Pfizer Inc; receives research support from Center for Stroke Research Berlin funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and funding of the STEMO project by the Technology Foundation Berlin with co-financing by the European Union; serves on the speakers' bureau of German TeleStroke Networks within the Competence Network Stroke and gave expert testimony in a trial launched by Lundbeck Inc. Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • January 15 2013 Issue
    1) Incident Parkinson disease and 2) Topic of the month: Headaches. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Morgan interviews Dr. Tien Khoo about his paper on incident Parkinson disease. Dr. Jen Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about paroxysmal dysarthria and ataxia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mike Sowell interviews Dr. Alan Finkel about the topic of post-traumatic headache. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Morgan, Khoo, Fugate and Finkel.Dr. Morgan has served on the speakers' bureau of GE Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., and UCB Pharma; has performed CME for Oakstone Publishing, LLC; is a consultant for Veloxis Pharmaceuticals, Chelsea Therapeutics, and Impax Laboratories, Inc.; receives research support from NIH as a sub-investigator and received compensation for review of medical records and expert witness testimony in multiple cases of litigation involving neurological conditions.Dr. Khoo receives speaker honoraria from Teva and Lundbeck; receives funding for travel from GlaxoSmithKline and receives educational support from a grant with UCB Pharma.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Finkel serves on the speakers' bureau of Allergan, Inc. receives research support from American Headache Society, DVBIC and the American Academy of Neurology.
  • January 22 2013 Isue
    1) Unresponsive wakefulness syndrome and 2) Topic of the month: Headaches. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Thos Cochrane interviews Dr. Boris Kotchoubey about his paper on unresponsive wakefulness syndrome. Dr. Jen Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about periodic alternating nystagmus. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mike Sowell interviews Dr. Andrew Hershey about the topic of pediatric headache. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Cochrane, Kotchovsky, Fugate and Hershey.Dr. Cochrane receives royalties from the publication of the book First Aid for the Boards: Neurology.Dr. Kotchoubey receives research support from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Hershey serves as an Associate Editor for Headache and Cephalagia; serves on the scientific advisory boards for MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Allergan, Inc. and Impax Laboratories, Inc..
  • January 29 2013 Issue
    1) Prolonged anoxic vegetative state and 2) Topic of the month: Headaches. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Matt Flaherty interviews Prof. Luigi Trojano and Dr. Anna Estraneo about their paper on prolonged anoxic vegetative state. Dr. Jen Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about myokymia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mike Sowell interviews Dr. Beau Bruce about the topic of pseudotumor cerebri. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Flaherty, Fugate, Bruce and Prof. Trojano.Dr. Flahery serves on the scientific advisory board for CSL Behring; is a consultant for CSL Behring; has a patent pending for non-invasive CNS monitor; receives research support from the NIH and the Principal Investigator of a phase II NINDS-funded trial (STOP-IT) with study drug supplied by Novo Nordisk.Prof. Trojano receives royalties from the publication of the books Neuropsicologia dei Lobi Frontali. Sindrome disesecutive e disturbi del comportamento and Lineamenti di Neuropsicologia Clinica.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bruce is a consultant for Kaiser Permanente of Georgia; receives research support from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Pfizer Inc, and NIH; was a recipient of the Practice Research Fellowship.
  • Delayed Recall - Feb 2013 - Biostatistics
    Topics in biostatistics
  • February 5 2013 Issue
    1) Depression in epilepsy and 2) Topic of the month: Child neurology topics. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Chenjie Xia interviews Ms. Kirsten Fiest about her paper on depression in epilepsy. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the art of memory revisited. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Jeff Waugh interviews Dr. Mark Gorman about the topic of autoimmune disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except Dr. Karam.Dr. Karam served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • February 12 2013 Issue
    1) AAN paper on teleneurology applications and 2) Topic of the month: Child neurology topics. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Nina Solenski interviews Dr. Lawrence Wechsler about this AAN paper on teleneurology applications. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about tactile mitgehen. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Jeff Waugh interviews Dr. Gabrielle deVeber about the topic of pediatric stroke. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Wechsler and Karam.Dr. Wechsler serves on the scientific advisory boards for Lundbeck Inc., Neurointerventions Therapeutics, Inc and Silk Road Medical, Inc; receives research support from the NIH (for patient clinical trials), provides telestroke services to hospitals in Pennsylvania and Maryland; holds stock options in Neurointerventions Therapeutics, Inc.Dr. Karam served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • February 19 2013 Issue
    1) Advanced neurologic disease applications and 2) Topic of the month: Child neurology topics. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Robert Holloway about his paper on advanced neurologic disease. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about exploding head syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Jeff Waugh interviews Dr. Blaise Bourgeois about the topic of pediatric epilepsy. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Holloway, Karam and Bourgeois.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Holloway serves as an Associate Editor of Neurology Today; is a consultant for Milliman Guidelines Inc.; and receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Karam served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bourgeois served as a one-time consultant to Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.; serves on the Data and Safety Monitoring Board for Pfizer Inc; receives research support from Lundbeck Inc.; receives royalties from the publication of Pediatric Epilepsy, 3d Edition and The Epilepsy Prescriber's Guide to Antiepileptic Drugs and one of several people holding a patent on technology that allows patient-specific early seizure detection based on EEG recording in patients with epileptic seizures.
  • February 26 2013 Issue
    1) Spinal ischemic stroke and 2) Topic of the month: Child neurology topics. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Pearce Korb interviews Dr. Ronen Leker about his paper on spinal ischemic stroke following dialysis. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about adrenomyeloneuropathy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Jeff Waugh interviews Dr. Jonathan Mink about the topic of pediatric movement disorders. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Leker, Karam and Mink.Dr. Leker serves as an editorial board member of Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, Current Neurovascular Research and Journal of the Israeli Neurological Association.Dr. Karam served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Mink serves as an Associate Editor for Neurology®; serves as an editorial board member of Journal of Child Neurology and Pediatric Neurology; serves on the scientific advisory board for Edison Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Data and Safety Monitoring Board; and receives research support from the NIH.
  • Delayed Recall - Mar 2013 - Encephalopathy of Systemic Disease I
    Encephalopathies caused by endocrine, electrolyte and organ dysfunction
  • March 5 2013 Issue
    1) Intravenous thrombolysis and 2) Topic of the month: Cerebellar ataxias. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Henrik Gensicke about his paper on stroke patients treated with intravenous thrombolysis. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about brachial plexopathy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Susan Perlman and Jeremy Schmahmann about the topic of immune-mediated cerebellar ataxias. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs Kissela, Gensicke, Clardy, Burns, Perlman and Schmahmann.Dr. Kissela serves on scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc.; has received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Allergan, Inc.; has received research support from the NIH, will receive compensation from Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for serving on the Event Adjudication Committee for the BEACON study, which they are sponsoring. and provides medico-legal reviews.Dr. Gensicke receives research support from the Swiss National Science Foundation.Dr. Clardy served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Perlman serves on Medical Research Advisory Board for the National Ataxia Foundation, receives research support from Santhera Pharmaceuticals, Edison Pharmaceuticals, Friedreich Ataxia Research Alliance, and ARRAS funding via the RDN-CRC.Dr. Schmahmann serves as an editorial board member for The Cerebellum; receives royalties from the publication of the books The cerebellum and cognition, MRI atlas of the human cerrellum and Fiber pathways of the brain; holds stock options in Brother and for legal counsel to Johnson & Johnson; receives research support from Birmingham Foundation MINDlink Foundation Sidney R. Baer Jr., Foundations and the NIH and has a patent pending for transcranial magnetic stimulation.
  • March 12 2013 Issue
    1) Pitfalls in electronic health records and 2) Topic of the month: Cerebellar ataxias. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mike Brogan interviews Dr. Jim Bernat about his paper on pitfalls in electronic health records. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Susan Perlman and Jeremy Schmahmann about the topic of other acquired cerebellar ataxias. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs Bernat, Clardy, Burns, Perlman and Schmahmann.Dr. Bernat serves as an editorial board member of Neurocritical Care, Neurology Today and Multiple Sclerosis and Related Diseases, receives compensation for serving on the editorial board of The Physician's Index for Ethics and Medicine and receives royalties from the publication of the book Ethical issues in Neurology.Dr. Clardy served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Perlman serves on Medical Research Advisory Board for the National Ataxia Foundation, receives research support from Santhera Pharmaceuticals, Edison Pharmaceuticals, Friedreich Ataxia Research Alliance, and ARRAS funding via the RDN-CRC.Dr. Schmahmann serves as an editorial board member for The Cerebellum; receives royalties from the publication of the books The cerebellum and cognition, MRI atlas of the human cerrellum and Fiber pathways of the brain; holds stock options in Brother and for legal counsel to Johnson & Johnson; receives research support from Birmingham Foundation MINDlink Foundation Sidney R. Baer Jr., Foundations and the NIH and has a patent pending for transcranial magnetic stimulation.
  • March 19 2013 Issue
    1) Niemann-Pick type C and 2) Topic of the month: Cerebellar ataxias. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Matthis Synofzik about his paper on Niemann-Pick type C. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about cephalic tetanus. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Susan Perlman and Jeremy Schmahmann about the topic of inherited ataxias. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs Burns, Synofzik, Clardy, Perlman and Schmahmann.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Synofzik receives honoraria from Actelion Pharmaceuticals; receives travel funding from Movement Disorders Society and receives research support from the Volkswagen Foundation.Dr. Clardy served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Perlman serves on Medical Research Advisory Board for the National Ataxia Foundation, receives research support from Santhera Pharmaceuticals, Edison Pharmaceuticals, Friedreich Ataxia Research Alliance, and ARRAS funding via the RDN-CRC.Dr. Schmahmann serves as an editorial board member for The Cerebellum; receives royalties from the publication of the books The cerebellum and cognition, MRI atlas of the human cerrellum and Fiber pathways of the brain; holds stock options in Brother and for legal counsel to Johnson & Johnson; receives research support from Birmingham Foundation MINDlink Foundation Sidney R. Baer Jr., Foundations and the NIH and has a patent pending for transcranial magnetic stimulation.
  • March 26 2013 Issue
    1) Preclinical Alzheimer disease and 2) Topic of the month: Cerebellar ataxias. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Prof. Michael Ewers about his paper on preclinical Alzheimer disease. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about neurologic symptoms in relapsing polychondritis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Susan Perlman and Jeremy Schmahmann about the topic of inherited ataxias and sporadic, degenerative ataxias. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs Jeff Burns, Ewers, Clardy, Ted Burns, Perlman and Schmahmann.Dr. Jeff Burns serves on the editorial board for Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; receives royalties for the publications of Early diagnosis and treatment of mild cognitive impairment and Dementia: An atlas of investigation and diagnosis; is a consultant for PRA International and receives research support from the NIH, Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Elan, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Wyeth, Pfizer Inc, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Danone, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Merck Serono and for clinical trials.Dr. Ewers serves as Senior Editor of Alzheimer's & Dementia and receives compensation for traveling to conferences from the Alzheimer's Association and International College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology.Dr. Clardy served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Perlman serves on Medical Research Advisory Board for the National Ataxia Foundation, receives research support from Santhera Pharmaceuticals, Edison Pharmaceuticals, Friedreich Ataxia Research Alliance, and ARRAS funding via the RDN-CRC.Dr. Schmahmann serves as an editorial board member for The Cerebellum; receives royalties from the publication of the books The cerebellum and cognition, MRI atlas of the human cerrellum and Fiber pathways of the brain; holds stock options in Brother and for legal counsel to Johnson & Johnson; receives research support from Birmingham Foundation MINDlink Foundation Sidney R. Baer Jr., Foundations and the NIH and has a patent pending for transcranial magnetic stimulation.
  • Delayed Recall - Apr 2013 - Encephalopathy of Systemic Disease II
    Encephalopathies caused by drugs, vitamins, infectious and autoimmune disorders
  • April 2 2013 Issue
    1) NMO spectrum and MS brain lesion and 2) Topic of the month: Stroke trials. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. Lucy Matthews about her paper on seropositive NMO spectrum disorder and MS brain lesion distribution. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about intravascular B-cell lymphoma. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Joseph Broderick about IMS III trial. All the participants have disclosures.Dr. Keegan serves as Chief Editor for eMedicine; is a consultant for Bionest and Novartis. Dr. Matthews receives research support from UK Medical Research Council and is funded by the Clinical Research Training Fellow ship.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kissela serves on scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc.; has received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Allergan, Inc.; has received research support from the NIH, will receive compensation from Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for serving on the Event Adjudication Committee for the BEACON study, which they are sponsoring. and provides medico-legal reviews.Dr. Broderick has served as a consultant for PhotoThera-DSMB for NEST III study and Genentech, Inc.; receives funding for travel to NIH study section and NIH-sponsored meetings, TST meeting and national meeting by Covidien and RISS Summit by Genentech and as part as invited Visiting Professor; has received research support from Boehringer Ingelheim, Concentric, EKOS, Genentech, Inc, Johnson & Johnson, Novo Nordisk, Schering-Plough Corp, Merck, and the NIH as part of NINDS funded clinical trials.
  • April 9 2013 Issue
    1) PML diagnostic criteria: Consensus statement from AAN Neuroinfectious Disease Section and 2) Topic of the month: Stroke trials. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Joseph Berger about the consensus paper from the PML Guidelines Committee of the AAN Neuroinfectious Disease Section. Dr. Andy Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about spinal epidural abscesses. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Marc Chimowitz about SAMMPRIS trial. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Berger, Numis, Kissela and Chimowitz.Dr. Berger serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Neurovirology, serves as an editorial board member of ISRN Education, Neuroscience, World Journal of Rheumatology and MS and other related disorders; serves on the PML adjudication committees of Millenium/Takeda and Amgen; has served as a consultant to Millennium/Takeda, Amgen, Genzyme, Eisai and Novartis; and receives honoraria from Genzyme. Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kissela serves on scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc.; has received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Allergan, Inc.; has received research support from the NIH, will receive compensation from Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for serving on the Event Adjudication Committee for the BEACON study, which they are sponsoring. and provides medico-legal reviews.Dr. Chimowitz serves as an editorial board member for the journals Stroke and Neurosurgery; has received grant support from NIH/ NINDS to lead multicenter trials on the treatment of intracranial arterial stenosis; for these NIH funded trials, he has also received research support from Stryker Corporation (donation of intracranial stents, payments for 3rd party monitoring of trial), AstraZeneca Corporation (donation of statin), Bayer (donation of aspirin and placebo) and Bristol Myers Squibb (donation of warfarin and placebo); serves on the data safety monitoring board for an industry funded PFO closure study sponsored by Gore Corporation and on a stroke event adjudication panel for an osteoporosis trial funded by Merck and has also provided medico-legal reviews on stroke related cases.
  • April 16 2013 Issue
    1) Human herpes 6 virus encephalitis and 2) Topic of the month: Stroke trials. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Joanna Jen interviews Dr. Mina Bhanushali and Sarah Kranick about their paper on human herpes 6 virus encephalitis and stem cell transplantation. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about ictal syncope. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Clay Johnston about CHANCE trial. All the participants have disclosures.Dr. Jen serves as an Associate Editor of Frontiers in Neuro-otology and Section Editor of Experimental Brain Research and receives research support from the FDA.Ms. Kranick is a staff member of the National Institute of Health.Dr. Bhanushali Is an employee of the National Institute of Health.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kissela serves on scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc.; has received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Allergan, Inc.; has received research support from the NIH, will receive compensation from Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for serving on the Event Adjudication Committee for the BEACON study, which they are sponsoring. and provides medico-legal reviews.Dr. Johnston serves as Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal Watch Neurology; serves as Vice Editor of Annals of Neurology; is co-holder of patent on the RNA panel to identify TIA and risk stratify; Stryker Neurovascular, Boston Scientific, Kaiser-Permanente, NCRR/NCATS, CTSA, AHA/ASA, Bugher Award and the NIH and provided expert testimony in legal proceedings for GlaxoSmithKline.
  • April 23 2013
    1) Atrial fibrillation and unexplained stroke and 2) Topic of the month: Stroke trials. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Bryan Eckerle interviews Dr. Paul Cotter about his paper on incidence of atrial fibrillation and unexplained stroke. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about LGI-1 antibodies in limbic encephalitis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Drs. Opeolu Adeoye and Art Pancioli about the CLEAR-ER trial. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs Cotter, Numis, Kissela and Adeoye.Dr. Cotter receives research support from the UK National Institute for Health Research, Cambridge biomedical Research Center and Clinical Research Fellowship.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kissela serves on scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc.; has received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Allergan, Inc.; has received research support from the NIH, will receive compensation from Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for serving on the Event Adjudication Committee for the BEACON study, which they are sponsoring. and provides medico-legal reviews.Dr. Adeoye received honoraria for serving on the speakers' bureau of Genentech, Inc. and receives research support from the NIH.
  • April 30 2013
    1) Exposure to stroke belt on incident stroke and 2) Topic of the month: Stroke trials. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Virginia Howard about her paper on exposure to the stroke belt on incident stroke in adulthood. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Neuro-Behcet's disease. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brett Kissela focuses his interview with Dr. Chelsea Kidwell about the MR Rescue trial. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs Howard, Numis, Kissela and Kidwell.Dr. Howard serves on DSMB for NIH-NIDA; is a consultant for NIH review committees and receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kissela serves on scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc.; has received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Allergan, Inc.; has received research support from the NIH, will receive compensation from Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for serving on the Event Adjudication Committee for the BEACON study, which they are sponsoring. and provides medico-legal reviews. Dr. Kidwell serves as an editorial board member of Stroke, Neurocritical Care Journal, Journal of Neuroimaging and Stroke Research and Treatment; and receives research support from Baxter and NIH.
  • Delayed Recall - May 2013 - Cerebellar Ataxias I
    Immune mediated, toxic & infectious ataxias
  • May 7 2013 Issue
    1) Diagnosis of gluten ataxia and 2) Topic of the month: Treatment of movement disorders. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Matthew Barrett interviews Dr. Marios Hadjivassiliou about his paper on the diagnosis of gluten ataxia. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about tonic spasms in multiple sclerosis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Matthew Barrett interviews Dr. Fred Wooten about early treatment of motor symptoms. The participants had nothing to disclose except Dr. Strowd.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • May 14 2013 Issue
    1) MRI sign of progressive supranuclear palsy and 2) Topic of the month: Treatment of movement disorders. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Morgan interviews Dr. Luke Massey about his paper on an MRI sign of progressive supranuclear palsy. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the hummingbird sign. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Matthew Barrett interviews Dr. Fred Wooten about late treatment of motor symptoms. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Morgan, Massey and Strowd.Dr. Morgan is a consultant for Impax Laboratories, Inc. and Veloxis Pharmaceuticals; serves on the speakers' bureaus of GlaxoSmithKline, Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., UCB and GE Healthcare; performed CME for Oakstone Publishing, LLC; receives research support from the NIH and received compensation for review of medical records and expert witness testimony in multiple cases of litigation involving neurologic conditions.Dr. Massey received research support from the PSP Association Europe.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • May 21 2013 Issue
    1) Growing burden of neurodegenerative conditions and 2) Topic of the month: Treatment of movement disorders. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Binit Shah interviews Dr. Ray Dorsey about his paper on obtaining care for the growing burden of neurodegenerative conditions. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Huntington disease and the milk maid grip. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Binit Shah interviews Dr. Michael Okun about surgical management of Parkinson disease. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Dorsey and Strowd.Dr. Dorsey serves on the scientific advisory board for Lundbeck Inc. and Huntington's Disease Society of America; serves as an editorial board member of Journal of Huntington's Disease; is a consultant for Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc., Clintrex, Lundbeck, Inc., Medtronic, Inc., National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; (30% effort) clinical practice as a movement disorder neurologist; receives research support from Google, Lundbeck, Inc.; Prana Biotechnology Limited, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality; Macklin Foundation, Inc, and Verizon Foundation; holds stock options in ConsultingMD and a patent application related to telemedicine.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • May 28 2013 Issue
    1) Evidence-based guideline on periprocedural management of antithrombotic medications and neurovascular disease and 2) Topic of the month: Treatment of movement disorders. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Melissa Armstrong about the guideline on periprocedural management of antithrombotic medications and neurovascular disease. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about HINTS of stroke. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Binit Shah interviews Dr. Kapil Sethi about management of of non-dopa responsive axial motor symptoms. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Armstrong, Strowd and Sethi.Dr. Armstrong serves on Neurology, Level of Evidence Review Team; received funding for a trip to the MDS International Congress; received research support from Abbott and was partially funded by a Edmond J. Safra Fellowship at Toronto Western Hospital.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Sethi serves on the scientific advisory board for International Essential Tremor Foundation; serves as an editorial board member of Neurology, Journal of Neuroscience, Medscape; is a consultant for Biogen Idec, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Ipsen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd., Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Allergan, Inc; serves on the speakers' bureau of Biogen Idec, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Ipsen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd., Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Allergan, Inc; received publishing royalties from Marcel Dekker Publisher; holds stock options in Elan Corporation and Pfizer Inc; involved in legal proceedings for welding litigation defense; receives research support from NPF center, Biogen Idec, GlaxoSmithKline, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd., Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and NIH.
  • Delayed Recall - June 2013 - Cerebellar Ataxias II
    Genetic causes of ataxia
  • June 4 2013 Issue
    1) Creation of the AAN Global Health Section and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Farrah Mateen interviews Dr. Amy Lee about her paper on the creation of the AAN Global Health Section. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Tullio phenomenon. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Jerome Posner about receiving the 2013 President's Award at the AAN Meeting and discussing his lecture on the importance of teaching and mentoring in neurology. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Mateen, Numis, Espay and Posner.Dr. Mateen has consulted for the World Health Organization, Global Polio Eradication Initiative, and Caritas.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics; serves on the scientific advisory boards for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott (now Abbie), Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company, USWorldMeds; serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders; serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorder Society and receives royalties from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and Cambridge University Press.Dr. Posner serves as an editorial board member on Up-to-Date; receives royalties from the publications of the books Diagnosis of stupor and coma and Neurologic complications of cancer; receives royalty payments, technology/inventions from Athena diagnostics.
  • June 11 2013
    1) Guideline update: Evaluation and management of concussion in sports and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Howard Goodkin interviews Christopher Giza about this guideline update on evaluation and management of concussion in sports. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about anti -MuSK antibody myasthenia gravis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Merit Cudkowicz about her plenary session on ALS pathways to treatments. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Goodkin, Giza, Numis, Espay and Cudkowicz.Dr. Goodkin serves as an editorial board member of Neurology and Surgical Neurology International; receives royalties from Up-to-Date for co-authorship of The Choking Game and other strangulation activities in children and adolescents; receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Giza serves on the data safety monitoring board for LAbiomed Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center; is a consult for NHL Player's Association; serves on the speakers' bureau for the Medical Education Speakers Network; receives royalties from the publication of the book Neurological Differential Diagnosis: A prioritized approach; received funding for travel to Major League Soccer Concussion Committee meeting, California State Athletic Commission Meetings and NCAA meeting; receives research funding from NIH, UCLA faculty grants, Thrasher Research Foundation, NFL Charities, Today's and Tomorrow's Children Fund, Richie's Fund and NCAA, and gave expert testimony on several mediocolegal cases.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics; serves on the scientific advisory boards for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott (now Abbie), Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company, USWorldMeds; serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders; serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorder Society and receives royalties from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and Cambridge University Press.Dr. Cudkowicz is a consultant for TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Cytokinetics, Biogen Idec; receives research support from Muscular Dystrophy Association, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association, American Telemedicine Association and the NIH.
  • Delayed Recall - July 2013 - Stroke Update 2013
    Stroke Update 2013
  • July 2 2013 Issue
    1) Depressive symptoms and white matter dysfunction in retired NFL players with concussion history and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Christopher Giza interviews Dr. John Hart about his paper on depressive symptoms and white matter dysfunction in retired NFL players. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about ice-cream headache. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Drs. Ron Postuma and Brad Boeve about clinicopathologic correlations in 172 cases of REM sleep behavior disorder. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Giza, Hart, Numis, Espay, Postuma and Boeve.Dr. Giza serves on the data safety monitoring board for LAbiomed Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center; is a consult for NHL Player's Association; serves on the speakers' bureau for the Medical Education Speakers Network; receives royalties from the publication of the book Neurological Differential Diagnosis: A prioritized approach; received funding for travel to Major League Soccer Concussion Committee meeting, California State Athletic Commission Meetings and NCAA meeting; receives research funding from NIH, UCLA faculty grants, Thrasher Research Foundation, NFL Charities, Today's and Tomorrow's Children Fund, Richie's Fund and NCAA, and gave expert testimony on several mediocolegal cases.Dr. Hart serves as an editorial board member of Neurocase, Journal of Innovative Optical Health, World Journals of Radiology and Psychiatry, Frontiers in Neuropsychiatric Imaging and Stimulation; receives royalties from the publication of the book Neural Basis of Semantic Memory; receives research support from the Department of Defense, Alzheimer's Association, RGK Foundation and NIH.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics; serves on the scientific advisory boards for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott (now Abbie), Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company, USWorldMeds; serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders; serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorder Society and receives royalties from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and Cambridge University Press.Dr. Postuma serves on the scientific advisory board for TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd; serves as an editorial board member of Movement Disorders Journal and Journal of Caffeine Research; receives honoraria from Allergan, Inc., Novartis, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd; receives research support from the Canadian Institute of Health Research, Parkinson Society of Canada, Fonds de Recherche de la Sante Quebec, Weston Foundation and Drummond Foundation.Dr. Boeve has served as an investigator for clinical trials sponsored by Cephalon, Inc., Allon Pharmaceuticals and GE Healthcare; receives royalties from the publication of a book Behavioral Neurology of Dementia; received honoraria from the American Academy of Neurology; serves on the scientific advisory board of the Tau Consortium and receives research support from the National Institute on Aging and the Mangurian Foundation.
  • July 9 2013 Issue
    1) Surveillance neuroimaging and neurologic examinations affecting care for intracerebral hemorrhage and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mike Brogan interviews Dr. Matthew Maas about his paper on surveillance neuroimaging and neurologic examinations affecting care for intracerebral hemorrhage. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about dopamine dysregulation syndrome in Parkinson disease. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Drs. Stephen Reich and C. Warren Olanow on levodopa being initiated at time of diagnosis of movement disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Maas, Strowd, Espay, Olanow and Reich.Dr. Maas receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics; serves on the scientific advisory boards for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott (now Abbie), Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company, USWorldMeds; serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders; serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorder Society and receives royalties from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and Cambridge University Press.Dr. Olanow serves as Chief Editor for Movement Disorders; serves on the scientific advisory board for Michael J. Fox Foundation, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Ceregene; is a consultant for TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Lundbeck, Inc., Novartis, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Ceregene, Orion; holds stock options in Ceregene and Clintrex, receives research support from Ceregene and participated in legal proceedings involving welding defense.Dr. Reich receives royalties from the publication of the book Movement Disorders: 100 Instructive Cases; receives research support from Chiltern, Synosia pharmaceuticals, Phytopharm and the NIH.
  • July 16 2013 Issue
    1) Development and validation of a clinical guideline for diagnosing blepharospasm and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Binit Shah interviews Dr. Giovanni Defazio about his paper on development and validation of a clinical guideline for diagnosing blepharospasm. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about iatrogenic botulism. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Salvatore DiMauro about his Robert Wartenberg Lecture on Mitochondrial encephalomyopathies: 50 years on. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Defazio, Strowd, Espay and DiMauro.Dr. Defazio receives research support from the Italian Ministry of University and Comitato Promotore Telethon.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics; serves on the scientific advisory boards for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott (now Abbie), Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company, USWorldMeds; serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders; serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorder Society and receives royalties from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and Cambridge University Press.Dr. DiMauro serves as an editorial board member of Muscle and Nerve, Neuromuscular Disorders, Acta Myologica, MedLink Neurology; serves on the scientific advisory board for Telethon Italia; receives research support from the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Marriott Mitochondrial Disorder Clinical Research Fund and the NIH.
  • July 23 2013 Issue
    1) Rasmussen's encephalitis treated with natalizumab and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Mytinger interviews Prof. Heinz Wiendl about his paper on Rasmussen's encephalitis treated with natalizumab. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about watching for Whipple's: Oculomasticatory myorhythmia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Pooja Khatri on intra-arterial therapy being used as standard treatment for acute stroke. The participants had nothing to disclose except Prof. Wiendl, Drs. Strowd, Espay and Khatri.Prof. Wiendl received honoraria for travel to attend meetings from Bayer Schering Pharma, Biogen Idec, Elan Corporation, Sanofi- Aventis, Schering-Plough Corp., Merck Serono, Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.; has served as a consultant or is currently a consultant for Merck Serono, Medac, Inc, Sanofi-aventis, Biogen Idec, Bayer Schering Pharma, Novartis, Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., Novo Nordisk; receives research support from Bayer Schering Pharma, Biogen Idec, Elan Corporation, Sanofi-aventis, Merck Serono, Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., Novartis, Medac, Inc, Genzyme and Novo Nordisk.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics; serves on the scientific advisory boards for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott (now Abbie), Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company, USWorldMeds; serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders; serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorder Society and receives royalties from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and Cambridge University Press.Dr. Khatri received funding for a trip from Genetech, Inc.; provided expert witnessing for stroke cases over last two years; receives research support from Penumbra, Inc and the NIH.
  • July 30 2013 Issue
    1) Evidence-based guideline: Treatment of tardive syndromes and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Waugh interviews Drs. Roongroj Bhidayasiri and Gary Gronseth about the AAN evidence-based guideline on treatment of tardive syndromes. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about CTA spot sign. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Marsel Mesulam about his H. Houston Merritt Lecture on the selective cognitive impairments and distinct neuropathological entities of the primary progressive aphasias. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Bhidayasiri, Gronseth, Strowd, Espay and Mesulam.Dr. Bhidayasiri served as Editor-in-Chief for The Thai Journal of Neurology; serves on the scientific advisory board for Ministry of Public Heath, Thailand and Excellence Network; serves as Director of Chulalongkorn Center of Excellence on Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders, Thai Red Cross Society; received funding for trips from BL Hua, GlaxoSmithKline, Medtronic, Inc., Roche; serves on the speakers' bureau of Abbott, BL Hua, Boehringer-Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, Medtronic, Inc., Novartis, Roche; receives royalties from the publication of the books Neurological Differential diagnosis, International Neurology, Movement Disorders: A video atlas; receives research support from Abbott, Immunocal Thailand, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, Thailand Research Fund and Thai Red Cross Society.Dr. Gronseth serves on the editorial board of Neurology Now and receives research support from the American Academy of Neurology.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics; serves on the scientific advisory boards for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott (now Abbie), Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company, USWorldMeds; serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders; serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorder Society and receives royalties from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and Cambridge University Press.Dr. Mesulam serves on the scientific advisory board for Cure Alzheimer Fund and Association on Frontotemporal Dementia; serves as an editorial board member of Brain, Annals of Neurology, Human Brain Mapping, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience; receives royalties from the publication of the book Principles of Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology and receives research support from the NIH.
  • Neurology Resident & Fellow (R&F) Section Podcast
    In this special Podcast from the Neurology Resident & Fellow (R&F) Section, members of the R&F Editorial team interview some residents who presented posters at the 2013 AAN Annual Meeting in San Diego. Other interesting segments include the Top 10 Ways for Program Directors to the Use the Neurology Resident & Fellow Section and interviews of authors this year's R&F Highlights booklet. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Cahill, Wong, Strowd, Sarkar, Pressman and Clardy.Dr. Cahill serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.Dr. Wong served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.Dr. Sarkar received honoraria from the Young Researcher Award from CNS.Dr. Pressman serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.Dr. Clardy served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • 2012-2013 Academic Year In Review - Delayed Recall
    In this special podcast for the Neurology Journal, Dr. Ted M. Burns plays a dozen of the many interesting audio clips from Neurology Podcasts of the 2012-2013 academic year.
  • August 6 2013 Issue
    1) Optic nerve head component responses of multifocal electroretinogram in MS and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Drs. Teresa and Elliot Frohman about their paper on optic nerve head component responses of multifocal electroretinogram in MS. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Terson's syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. John Trojanowski about progressive accumulation of tau pathology in patients with Alzheimer disease and how it occurred in a stereotypical manner. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Bruce, Teresa Frohman, Eliot Frohman, Numis, Espay, and Trojanowski.Dr. Bruce is a consultant for Kaiser Permanente of Georgia for the CDC Vaccine Safety Datalink; receives research support from Novartis, Pfizer Inc, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd and the NIH; and was a recipient of the Practice Research Fellowship.Dr. Teresa Frohman serves as an editorial board member of National Multiple Sclerosis Society; is a consultant for Acorda, Novartis; serves on the speakers' bureau of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., Novartis; receives royalties from the publication of Up-to-Date; received funding for travel from Acorda Therapeutics Inc., Novartis; received research support from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the NIH.Dr. Elliot Frohman is a consultant for TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd, Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., Novartis, Genzyme Corporation, Abbott; serves on the speakers' bureau of TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd, Acorda Therapeutics Inc., Novartis; receives royalties from the publication of Up-to-Date; and received funding for travel from TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd, Acorda Therapeutics Inc., Novartis.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics; serves on the scientific advisory boards for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott (now Abbie), Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company, USWorldMeds; serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders; serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorder Society and receives royalties from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and Cambridge University Press.Dr. Trojanowski serves as an Associate Editor for Alzheimer & Dementia; received research support from The Marian S. Ware Alzheimer Program, Benaroya and the NIH; holds 14 patents that may accrue revenue: US Patent 5,281,521, issued 25 Jan 1994: US Patent 5,580,898, issued 3 Dec 1996; US Patent 5,601,985, issued 11 Feb 1997; US Patent 5,733,734, issued 31 Mar 1998; US Patent 5,792,900, issued 11 Aug 1998; US Patent 5,849,988, issued 15 Dec 1998: US Patent 6,214,334, issued 10 Apr 2001; US Patent 6,358,681, issued 19 Mar 2002; US Patent 6,727,075, issued 27 Mar 2004; US Patent 7,011,827, issued 14 Mar 2006; Penn 0652, K1828, filed 5 Aug 1998; Penn L1986, Filed 13 Nov 1998; Penn R3868 (UPN-4439), filed 28 Feb 2005 and Penn S-4018, DB&R 46406- 217282, filed 22 Nov 2005: Treatment of Alzheimer's and Related Diseases with an Antibody and may accrue revenue in the future on patents submitted by the University of Pennsylvania as co-Inventor and received revenue from the sale of Avid to Eli Lilly and Company as co-inventor on imaging related patents submitted by the University of Pennsylvania while receiving research support from the NIH, Bristol-Myers Squibb, AstraZeneca and several non-profits.
  • August 13 2013 Issue
    1) An index to identify stroke-related versus incidental patent foramen ovale in cryptogenic stroke and 2) Topic of the month: Frontotemporal degeneration. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Bryan Eckerle interviews Dr. David Kent about his paper on using an index to identify stroke-related versus incidental patent foramen ovale in cryptogenic stroke. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about superior quadrantopia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brandy Matthews focuses her interview with Dr. Bill Seeley about clinical presentations and bedside evaluation in frontotemporal degeneration. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Kent, Numis, Matthews and Seeley.Dr. Kent is a consultant for WL Gore Associates and receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Matthews receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Seeley serves as an editorial board member for Annuals of Neurology; served on the scientific advisory board for Bristol-Myers Squibb; is a consultant for Summer Street Research Partners; received speaker honorarium from Novartis Korea; received research support from the John Douglas French Alzheimer's Disease Foundation, Consortium for Frontotemporal Dementia Research; Tau Consortium, James S. McDonnell Foundation, Alzheimer's Disease Drug Foundation, Association for Frontotemporal Dementia and National Institute on Aging.
  • August 20 2013 Issue
    1) Electronic media in neurology education and 2) Topic of the month: Frontotemporal degeneration. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Shaheen Lakhan about his paper on electronic media in neurology education. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about hemifacial spasm. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brandy Matthews focuses her interview with Dr. Bill Seeley about diagnostic testing and genetics in frontotemporal degeneration. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Lakhan, Numis, Matthews and Seeley.Dr. Lakhan serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section, serves as Associate Editor for BMC Research Notes and Journal of Medical Case Reports, BioMed Central, serves as an editorial board member of International Archives of Medicine, BioMed Central; serves on the scientific advisory board for OA Pain Medicine, OA Publishing London, Nanotechnology Research Foundation, National Science & Technology Education Partnership, International Physicians Advisory Council, International Cancer Advocacy Network; is a consultant for Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation and receives research support from Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Matthews receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Seeley serves as an editorial board member for Annuals of Neurology; served on the scientific advisory board for Bristol-Myers Squibb; is a consultant for Summer Street Research Partners; received speaker honorarium from Novartis Korea; received research support from the John Douglas French Alzheimer's Disease Foundation, Consortium for Frontotemporal Dementia Research; Tau Consortium, James S. McDonnell Foundation, Alzheimer's Disease Drug Foundation, Association for Frontotemporal Dementia and National Institute on Aging.
  • August 27 2013 Issue
    1) Risk factors for dementia with Lewy bodies and 2) Topic of the month: Frontotemporal degeneration. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. David Geldmacher interviews Dr. Brendon Boot about his paper on risk factors for dementia with Lewy bodies. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brandy Matthews focuses her interview with Dr. Bill Seeley about therapeutics and future directions in frontotemporal degeneration. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Geldmacher, Numis, Matthews and Seeley.Dr. Geldmacher serves as an editorial board member of Brain Injury; serves on a Data Safety Committee for GlaxoSmithKline; received research support from Baxter International Inc., Elan Corporation, Eisai Inc.; received honoraria for consulting from Abbvie, Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy, and Baxter International Inc. Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Matthews receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Seeley serves as an editorial board member for Annuals of Neurology; served on the scientific advisory board for Bristol-Myers Squibb; is a consultant for Summer Street Research Partners; received speaker honorarium from Novartis Korea; received research support from the John Douglas French Alzheimer's Disease Foundation, Consortium for Frontotemporal Dementia Research; Tau Consortium, James S. McDonnell Foundation, Alzheimer's Disease Drug Foundation, Association for Frontotemporal Dementia and National Institute on Aging.
  • Delayed Recall - September 2013 - Headaches I
    Migraine in women and cluster headaches
  • September 3 2013 Issue
    1) GABAB receptor autoantibody frequency in-service serological evaluation and 2) This week's topic: About Ted Burns about being diagnosed with a serious cancer. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Zsofia Hole interviews Dr. Andrew McKeon about his paper on GABAB receptor autoantibody frequency in-service serological evaluation. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Fazio-Londe syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Ted Burns about being diagnosed with a serious cancer and how he has gained insight into what it's like being a patient. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. McKeon, Strowd, Espay, and Burns.Dr. McKeon receives research support from the Guthy Jackson Charitable Foundation.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics; serves on the scientific advisory boards for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott (now Abbie), Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company, USWorldMeds; serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders; serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorder Society and receives royalties from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and Cambridge University Press.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.
  • September 10 2013 Issue
    1) AAN paper on the top five choosing wisely recommendations and 2) Topic of the month: Living Legends Interviews. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Gary Gronseth and Mr. Tom Getchius about the AAN paper on the top five choosing wisely recommendations. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about schwannomatosis: more than just NF1 and NF2. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Farrah Mateen interviews Dr. Martin Samuels about his medical education and teaching contributions to the field of neurology and advice to our younger listeners now beginning their careers. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Southerland, Gronseth, Mr. Getchius, Strowd and Mateen.Dr. Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology®.Dr. Gronseth serves on the editorial board of Neurology Now and receives research support from the American Academy of Neurology.Mr. Getchius is a full time employee of the American Academy of Neurology, spending 100% of his time directing the development and dissemination activities of AAN evidence- based guidelines and receives research support as Project Director of the CDC-RFA-DD10-1012 award.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Mateen has consulted for the World Health Organization, Global Polio Eradication Initiative, and Caritas.
  • September 17 2013 Issue
    1) Helsinki model cutting stroke thrombolysis delays and 2) Topic of the month: Living Legends Interviews. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Atte Meretoja about his paper on Helsinki model cutting stroke thrombolysis delays. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about transient global amnesia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Stacey Clardy interviews Dr. Vanda Lennon about establishing the Neuroimmunology Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic, her contribution to the field of neurology and advice to our younger listeners now beginning their careers. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Southerland, Meretoja, Strowd, Clardy and Lennon.Dr. Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology® and serves as Clinical Research Advisor for Totier Technologies, Inc. Dr. Meretoja serves as an editorial board member of the International Journal of Stroke; receives research support from Sigrid Juselius Foundation, Biomedicum Helsinki Foundation and Finnish Medical Foundation.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Clardy served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.Dr. Lennon performs service testing for aquaporin-4 autoantibodies on behalf of Mayo Collaborative Service Inc., an agency of Mayo Foundation; receives royalties and license fee payments for the intellectual property: Marker for Neuromyelitis Optica; receives research support from the NIH.
  • September 24 2013 Issue
    1) The complexities of acute stroke decision-making and 2) Topic of the month: Living Legends Interviews. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Michel Shamy about his paper on the complexities of acute stroke decision-making. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Adie's tonic pupil. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Lou Caplan about his medical education and contributions to the field of neurology, interactions with C. Miller Fisher and advice to our younger listeners now beginning their careers. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Kissela, Shamy, Strowd and Caplan.Dr. Kissela serves on scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc.; has received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Allergan, Inc.; has received research support from the NIH, will receive compensation from Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for serving on the Event Adjudication Committee for the BEACON study, which they are sponsoring and provides medico-legal reviews.Dr. Shamy serves as an editorial board member of The Neurohospitalist; receives research support from Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Clinical Fellowship, H. Richard Tyler Award for Research in History of Neurology from the American Academy of Neurology.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Caplan serves as an editorial board member of Archives of Neurology; serves as co-editor of Reviews in Neurological Diseases and receive payment for Aruba monitoring.
  • October 1 2013 Issue
    1) Migraine and structural changes in the brain and 2) Topic of the month: Multiple sclerosis therapy and treatment. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jennifer Bickel interviews Dr. Messoud Ashina about his paper on migraine and structural changes in the brain. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about manganese neurotoxicity. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. Paul O' Connor about teriflunomide for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Ashima, Numis, Keegan, and O'Connor.Dr. Ashina serves as an Associate Editor of Cephalalgia; serves on the scientific advisory board for The Journal of Headache and Pain; is a consultant for ATI, Allergan, Inc., Amgen and Alder Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.; received honoraria for lecturing from Allergan Inc.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Keegan serves as Chief Editor of eMedicine and receives research support from Terumo BCT.Dr. O'Connor serves on the scientific advisory boards of Novartis Fingolimod Steering Committee, Sanofi-aventis Teriflunomide Steering Committee, BRAVO (laquinimod) study DMC-chairman, Genetech, Inc. Roche, Acetelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Receptos, Inc; received honoraria for attending two Advisory board meetings; served on the editorial advisory board for the MS Journal; serves as a consultant for Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, is currently a consultant for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Sanofi-aventis, Novartis; receives research support from Novartis, Sanofi-aventis, Roche, Biogen Idec, and from the MS Society of Canada as National Scientific and Clinical Advisor.
  • Delayed Recall - October 2013 - Headaches II
    Post-traumatic headache, pediatric headache, and pseudotumor cerebri.
  • October 8 2013 Issue
    1) Cognitive speed of processing training in Parkinson disease and 2) Topic of the month: Multiple sclerosis therapy and treatment. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Binit Shah interviews Dr. Jerri Edwards about her paper on cognitive speed of processing training in Parkinson disease. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about stiff person syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. Jeffrey Cohen about fingolimod therapy for multiple sclerosis. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Edwards, Numis, Keegan, and Cohen.Dr. Edwards receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Keegan serves as Chief Editor of eMedicine and receives research support from Terumo BCT.Dr. Cohen received consulting fees from Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; receives royalties from the publication of the book Multiple Sclerosis Therapeutics, 4th edition; received research support from the Department of Defense and the NIH.
  • October 15 2013 Issue
    1) Vagus nerve stimulation for the treatment of epilepsy and 2) Topic of the month: Multiple sclerosis therapy and treatment. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Antel Patel interviews Dr. George Morris about his paper on vagus nerve stimulation for the treatment of epilepsy. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about vitamin B6 and epilepsy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. Robert Fox about dimethylfumarate for multiple sclerosis. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Patel, Morris, Numis, Keegan, and Fox.Dr. Patel serves as Book editor for the Journal of Child Neurology; receives research support from UCB and Eisai Inc.Dr. Morris performs clinical care involving vagus nerve stimulation (5% effort) in his practice; serves on the speakers' bureaus of UCB, Cyberonics, Lundbeck, Inc.; is a consultant for UCB, Cyberonics, Lundbeck, Inc.; receives honoraria from UCB, Cyberonics, Lundbeck. Inc; receives research support from UCB, Cyberonics, Lundbeck. Inc.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Keegan serves as Chief Editor of eMedicine and receives research support from Terumo BCT.Dr. Fox serves as an editorial board member of Neurology and Multiple Sclerosis Journal; serves on the scientific advisory board for Biogen Idec, Novartis; is a consultant for Allozyne, Avanir, Biogen Idec, Novartis, Questcor, EMD Serono, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; receives research support from Novartis, National MS Society and NIH.
  • October 22 2013 Issue
    1) Dementia management quality measures and 2) Topic of the month: Multiple sclerosis therapy and treatment. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Dr. Amy Sanders about her paper on dementia management quality measures. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. Alasdair Coles about alemtuzumab treatment of multiple sclerosis. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Sanders, Numis, Keegan, and Coles.Dr. Jeff Burns serves on the editorial board for Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; receives royalties for the publications of Early diagnosis and treatment of mild cognitive impairment and Dementia: An atlas of investigation and diagnosis; is a consultant for PRA International and receives research support from the NIH, Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Elan, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Wyeth, Pfizer Inc, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Danone, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Merck Serono and for clinical trials.Dr. Sanders is a member of a federal advisory committee (MEDCAC); received honoraria for serving on peer-review panels from the CMMI and PCORI; and research support from the Einstein CTSA Grant from the National Center for Research Resources, a component of the NIH and NIH roadmap for Medical Research; loan repayment support from LRP/NIA. Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Keegan serves as Chief Editor of eMedicine and receives research support from Terumo BCT.Dr. Coles is a co-editor of Advances in Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation; serves on the scientific advisory board for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of GB & NI, International Society for Neuroimmunology, Genzyme Corporation steering committee, UK Advisory Board, Merck Serono; is a consultant and receives speakers' honoraria from Nil, Merck Serono, Genzyme Corporation, Bayer Schering Pharma; and has a patent for IL-21 as a marker of autoimmunity after alemtuzumab treatment.
  • October 29 2013 Issue
    1) Pretreatment cognitive deficits and treatment effects in childhood epilepsy and 2) Topic of the month: Multiple sclerosis therapy and treatment. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Nick Brenton interviews Dr. Tracy Glauser about his paper on pretreatment cognitive deficits and treatment effects in childhood epilepsy. Lara Marcuse talks about being diagnosed with cancer after listening to Ted Burns discuss his diagnosis in our September 3 podcast. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about ophthalmologic findings in neurocysticercosis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. Douglas Goodin about interferons and copaxone in multiple sclerosis. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Glauser, Numis, Keegan, and Goodin.Dr. Glauser serves on the scientific advisory board for AssureRx Health, Inc.; serves on the speakers' bureau and receives honoraria from Supernus Pharmaceuticals; receives royalties from the publication of the book Pediatric Epilepsy; receives royalty payments for optimization of drug selection software algorithms, AssureRx Health, Inc.; holds stock options in AssureRx Health, Inc.; has patents for optimization of drug selection software algorithms, neurocognitive computing algorithms and suicide prediction algorithms; is a consultant for Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Eisai, Inc., UCB, Lundbeck Inc., Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Upsher-Smith, AssureRx Health, Inc.; receives license fees from AssureRx Health, Inc. for optimization of drug selection software algorithms and receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Keegan serves as Chief Editor of eMedicine and receives research support from Terumo BCT.Dr. Goodin receives research support from Novartis; had travel costs reimbursed for occasional community lectures, symposia and/or academic talks sponsored by Bayer Schering Pharma, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Merck Serono. Genzyme and Novartis.
  • Delayed Recall - November 2013 - Pediatric Neurology Topics
    Autoimmune disorders, stroke, epilepsy, and movement disorders
  • November 5 2013 Issue
    1) Primary leptomeningeal lymphoma and 2) Topic of the month: Area of functional symptoms and conversion disorder. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. David Schiff about his paper on primary leptomeningeal lymphoma. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Shanna Patterson interviews Dr. Jon Stone about definitions and etiology of functional symptoms and conversion disorder. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Schiff, Strowd and Stone.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Schiff serves as an editorial board member of Neurology® and Neurosurgery; received travel related expenses without personal compensation from Merck Sereno; serves on the scientific advisory board for Genetech, Inc.; is a consultant without personal compensation for Tau Therapeutics; serves on the data and safety monitoring boards for Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. and Vascular Biogenics Ltd. and receives royalties from UptoDate.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Stone receives speaker honoraria from the Movement Disorders Society, Norwegian Neuropsychiatric Association, British Medical Association, Royal College of Psychiatrists, UCB, Tribunals Judiciary (UK) and St Louis Dept of Neurology; does expert witness work and runs a free patient information website.
  • November 12 2013 Issue
    1) Sensitivity of MRI spine compared to CT myelography in orthostatic headache with CSF leak and 2) Topic of the month: Area of functional symptoms and conversion disorder. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Heather Harle interviews Dr. Amaal Starling about her paper on sensitivity of MRI spine compared to CT myelography in orthostatic headache with CSF leak. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Rosenthal fibers. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Shanna Patterson interviews Dr. Jon Stone about functional symptoms and conversion disorder within the domain of psychiatry. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Strowd and Stone.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Stone receives speaker honoraria from the Movement Disorders Society, Norwegian Neuropsychiatric Association, British Medical Association, Royal College of Psychiatrists, UCB, Tribunals Judiciary (UK) and St Louis Dept of Neurology; does expert witness work and runs a free patient information website.
  • November 19 2013 Issue
    1) Fibroblast growth factor-21 being a sensitive biomarker of mitochondrial disease and 2) Topic of the month: Area of functional symptoms and conversion disorder. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. James Addington interviews Dr. Carolyn Sue about her paper on fibroblast growth factor-21 being a sensitive biomarker of mitochondrial disease. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about MAD for seizures. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Shanna Patterson interviews Dr. Jon Stone about functional neurologic symptoms and how to discuss this diagnosis with patients. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Sue, Strowd and Stone.Dr. Sue receives research support from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Stone receives speaker honoraria from the Movement Disorders Society, Norwegian Neuropsychiatric Association, British Medical Association, Royal College of Psychiatrists, UCB, Tribunals Judiciary (UK) and St Louis Dept of Neurology; does expert witness work and runs a free patient information website.
  • November 26 2013 Issue
    1) Temporal trends in new exposure to antiepileptic drug monotherapy and suicide-related behavior and 2) Topic of the month: Area of functional symptoms and conversion disorder. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Matt Wong interviews Dr. Mary Jo Pugh about her paper on temporal trends in new exposure to antiepileptic drug monotherapy and suicide-related behavior. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Garcin syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Shanna Patterson interviews Dr. Jon Stone about treatment of functional neurologic symptoms. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Pugh, Strowd and Stone.Dr. Pugh serves as an associate editor of BMC Health Services Research and BMC Geriatrics; serves on the scientific advisory board of the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy; receives research support from the Veterans Administration health services research and development service.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Stone receives speaker honoraria from the Movement Disorders Society, Norwegian Neuropsychiatric Association, British Medical Association, Royal College of Psychiatrists, UCB, Tribunals Judiciary (UK) and St Louis Dept of Neurology; does expert witness work and runs a free patient information website.
  • Delayed Recall - December 2013 - Biostatistics II
    More topics in biostatistics
  • December 3 2013 Issue
    1) Practice variability in brain death determination and 2) Topic of the month: Maintenance of Certification. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Jeff Frank about his paper on practice variability in brain death determination. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about prion protein problems. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Elliot Dimberg interviews Dr. Janice Massey on part one of the orientation of new processes to the Maintenance of Certification. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Strowd and Massey.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Massey serves on the AAN Board of Directors; the editorial board of Seminars in Neurology; and received unrestricted educational grants from Allergan, Inc. and Merz harmaceuticals, LLC for Annual Duke Advanced EMG and Chemodenervation Workshop.
  • December 10 2013 Issue
    1) Building foundations for improving health opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa and 2) Topic of the month: Maintenance of Certification. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Matt Wong interviews Dr. Michael Finkel about his paper on building foundations for improving health opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about neurapraxia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Michelle Mauermann interviews Dr. Kerry Levin on part two of the orientation of new processes to the Maintenance of Certification. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Finkel, Strowd and Levin.Dr. Finkel gave expert testimony as a treating physician in 2012.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Levin serves as an editorial board member of Muscle and Nerve; serves on the scientific advisory board of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; received reimbursement for travel to policy meetings and examination writing committees from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; receives royalties from UpToDate.
  • January 7 2014
    1) Effect of head impacts on diffusivity measures in collegiate contact sport athletes and 2) Topic of the month: Parkinson's and parkinsonism disorders. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Noah Kolb interviews Dr. Thomas McAllister about his paper on effect of head impacts on diffusivity measures in collegiate contact sport athletes. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about recurrent rhabdomyolysis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Matt Barrett interviews Dr. Dan Weintraub about management of neuropsychiatric manifestations of Parkinson disease. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. McAllister, Numis and Weintraub.Dr. McAllister receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Weintraub serves as an editorial board member of Movement Disorders Journal; serves on the scientific advisory board of Pfizer Inc, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Merck Serono, Eli Lilly and Company, Biogen Idec, Lundbeck Inc., UCB, Bristol-Myers Squibb, CHDI Foundation, Inc, ADCS; receives fees from the University of Pennsylvania for licensing of Questionnaire for Impulsive-Compulsive Disorders in Parkinson disease; receives commercial funding for travel from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; gave expert testimony for defense in 2012-2013 in lawsuit related to impulse control disorders in Parkinson disease; receives research support from Novartis, Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research and the NIH.
  • Delayed Recall - January 2014
    The New MS Drugs
  • January 14 2014
    1) Guideline on assessment and management of psychiatric disorders in individuals with multiple sclerosis and 2) Topic of the month: Parkinson's and parkinsonism disorders. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. Sarah Minden about AAN paper on assessment and management of psychiatric disorders in individuals with multiple sclerosis. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about airplane headache. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Binit Shah interviews Dr. Melissa Armstrong about diagnosis, management and prognosis of atypical parkinsonian disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Keegan, Minden, Numis and Armstrong.Dr. Keegan serves as Chief Editor of eMedicine and receives research support from Terumo BCT.Dr. Minden received honoraria and travel reimbursement for meetings from Pfizer Inc, Merck Serono, Genentech, Inc., Novartis, and Avanir Pharmaceuticals; received research support from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Center for Mental Health Services, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; holds stock options in Merck Serono, Schering-Plough Corp, and GlaxoSmithKline.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Armstrong serves on the Level of Evidence Review Team for Neurology®; is an evidence-based guideline methodology consultant for the AAN; receives research support from Abbvie as local sub-investigator; received a 2011 Movement Disorders Society travel Scholarship to the MDS International Congress; and in 2010-2011 was partially funded by a Edmond J. Safra Fellowship at Toronto Western Hospital.
  • January 21 2014 Issue
    1) Influence of age at surgical menopause influences cognitive decline and Alzheimer's pathology in older women and 2) Topic of the month: Parkinson's and parkinsonism disorders. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Burns interviews Drs. Riley Bove and Philip De Jager about their paper on the influence of age at surgical menopause influences cognitive decline and Alzheimer's pathology in older women. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about parechovirus and neurologic disease. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Binit Shah interviews Dr. Anthony Lang about non-neurodegenerative causes of parkinsonism - drug-induced; structural: NPH, stroke, tumor; psychogenic. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Bove, De Jager, Numis and Lang.Dr. Jeff Burns serves on the editorial board for Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; receives royalties for the publications of Early diagnosis and treatment of mild cognitive impairment and Dementia: An atlas of investigation and diagnosis; is a consultant for PRA International and receives research support from the NIH, Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Elan, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Wyeth, Pfizer Inc, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Danone, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Merck Serono and for clinical trials.Dr. Bove receives research support from Partners Healthcare, National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the NIH.Dr. De Jager serves as an editorial board member of the Journal of Neuroimmunology; serves on the scientific advisory board for Teva Neuroscience, Genzyme/Sanofi; receives speakers' honoraria from Biogen Idec and Source Healthcare Analytics, LLC; receives research support from Biogen Idec, GlaxoSmithKline, Genzyme/Sanofi, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and the NIH.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Lang served as an advisor for Abbott, Abbvie, Allon Therapeutics, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Biogen Idec, Boerhinger-Ingelheim, Ceregene, Medtronic, Inc, Merck Serono, Novartis, NeuroPhage Pharmaceuticals, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, UCB.; received research support from Brain Canada, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Edmond J Safra Philanthropic Foundation, Michael J. Fox Foundation, National Parkinson Foundation, Parkinson Society Canada, Tourette Syndrome Association, W. Garfield Weston Foundation; received publishing royalties from Saunders, Wiley-Blackwell, Johns Hopkins Press, Cambridge University Press; served as an expert witness in cases related to the welding industry.
  • January 28 2014 Issue
    1) High dose midazolam infusion for refractory status epilepticus and 2) Topic of the month: Parkinson's and parkinsonism disorders. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mike Brogan interviews Dr. Jan Claassen about his paper on high dose midazolam infusion for refractory status epilepticus. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about genetic testing in early onset epileptic encephalopathies. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Matt Barrett interviews Dr. Vicki Shanker about clinical approach to non-Parkinson disease tremor. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Claassen and Numis. Dr. Claassen serves as an editorial board member of Neurocritical Care.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • Delayed Recall - February 2014
    Interviews with Bill Seely on frontotemporal dementia. Clinical presentations & bedside evaluation, diagnostic testing & genetics, therapeutics & future directions.
  • February 4 2014 Issue
    1) ASA/clopidogrel combination confers better long term vascular protection in ASA failure and 2) Topic of the month: Review of new oral anticoagulants for stroke. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Justin Sattin interviews Dr. Robert Cote about his paper on whether the combination of ASA/clopidogrel confers better long term vascular protection in ASA failure. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about hypoglycorrhachia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Seemant Chaturvedi about a brief review of new oral anticoagulant (Dabigatran), reference clinical trial, indication and dosing. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Cote, Addington, Southerland and Chaturvedi.Dr. Cote served on the scientific advisory board for Bayer Schering Pharma, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Boehringer Ingelheim, Pfizer Inc; serves on the scientific advisory board for DSMB for National Institute of Health (Point Study), Steering committee for the National Institute of Health (SPS3 study); is a consultant for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.; received speaker honoraria from Boehringer Ingelheim, Merck Serono, Sanofi-aventis.Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology®; serves as Clinical Research Advisor for Totier Technologies, Inc.Dr. Chaturvedi serves as an editorial board member for Neurology®, Stroke; serves as contributing editor NEJM Journal Watch Neurology; serves as executive committee member for ACT I study; is a consultant for Genetech, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, Abbott Vascular, Thorhill research, WL Gore, Bristol-Myers Squibb; receives research support from Daichi Sankyo, AstraZeneca, Pfizer Inc, NIH; received compensation for expert witness testimony.
  • February 11 2014 Issue
    1) Guillain-Barre syndrome being associated with hepatitis E virus infection and 2) Topic of the month: Review of new oral anticoagulants for stroke. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Bart Jacobs about his paper on Guillain-Barre syndrome being associated with hepatitis E virus infection. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about myelin-oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibody. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mark McAllister interviews Dr. Seemant Chaturvedi about a brief review of new oral anticoagulant (Rivaroxaban), reference clinical trial, indication and dosing. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Jacobs, Addington and Chaturvedi.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Jacobs serves as an editorial board member for Journal of the Peripheral Nerve System; received funding for travel from Baxter International Inc. for a scientific meeting; received research support from the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development, Erasmus MC, Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds, GBS-CIDP Foundation International.Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Chaturvedi serves as an editorial board member for Neurology®, Stroke; serves as contributing editor NEJM Journal Watch Neurology; serves as executive committee member for ACT I study; is a consultant for Genetech, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, Abbott Vascular, Thorhill research, WL Gore, Bristol-Myers Squibb; receives research support from Daichi Sankyo, AstraZeneca, Pfizer Inc, NIH; received compensation for expert witness testimony.
  • February 18 2014 Issue
    1) Clinical specificities of patients with NMDA receptor antibodies encephalitis and 2) Topic of the month: Review of new oral anticoagulants for stroke. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Alex Menze interviews Dr. Jerome Honnorat about his paper on the clinical specificities of patients with NMDA receptor antibodies encephalitis. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about posterior interosseous nerve syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mark McAllister interviews Dr. Seemant Chaturvedi about a brief review of new oral anticoagulant (Apixaban), reference clinical trial, indication and dosing. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Addington and Chaturvedi.Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Chaturvedi serves as an editorial board member for Neurology®, Stroke; serves as contributing editor NEJM Journal Watch Neurology; serves as executive committee member for ACT I study; is a consultant for Genetech, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, Abbott Vascular, Thorhill research, WL Gore, Bristol-Myers Squibb; receives research support from Daichi Sankyo, AstraZeneca, Pfizer Inc, NIH; received compensation for expert witness testimony.
  • February 25 2014 Issue
    1) Guideline on prevention of stroke in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. and 2) Topic of the month: Review of new oral anticoagulants for stroke. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Gary Gronseth about AAN paper on prevention of stroke in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about superficial siderosis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Seemant Chaturvedi about Edoxaban, non-pharmaceutical options for stroke prevention in afib: ablation, atrial appendage occluder devices and any other options. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Kissela, Gronseth, Addington, Southerland and Chaturvedi.Dr. Kissela serves on scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc.; has received funding for travel and speaker honoraria from Allergan, Inc.; has received research support from the NIH, will receive compensation from Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for serving on the Event Adjudication Committee for the BEACON study, which they are sponsoring and provides medico-legal reviews.Dr. Gronseth serves as Associate Editor for for Neurology®; serves on the editorial board of Neurology Now and receives research support from the American Academy of Neurology.Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology®; serves as Clinical Research Advisor for Totier Technologies, Inc.Dr. Chaturvedi serves as an editorial board member for Neurology®, Stroke; serves as contributing editor NEJM Journal Watch Neurology; serves as executive committee member for ACT I study; is a consultant for Genetech, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, Abbott Vascular, Thorhill research, WL Gore, Bristol-Myers Squibb; receives research support from Daichi Sankyo, AstraZeneca, Pfizer Inc, NIH; received compensation for expert witness testimony.
  • Delayed Recall - March 2014 - AAN AM Interviews I
    Interviews from the 2013 AAN Annual Meeting
  • March 4 2014 Issue
    1) Clinical characteristics and outcome of brain abscess and 2) Topic of the month: Mitochondrial disorders. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Bryan Cupka interviews Dr. Matthijs Brouwer about his paper on clinical characteristics and outcome of brain abscess. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about angioedema after tPA. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Maria Farrugia interviews Dr. Grainne Gorman about the fundamental principles of mitochondrial disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Brouwer, Strowd and Gorman.Dr. Brouwer receives research support from the Dutch Scientific Organization; received research support from the European Federation of Neurological Sciences and European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Gorman receives research support from the UK NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Aging and Age-related disease, Research Fellow, awarded to the Newcastle upon Tyne Trust Foundation Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • March 11 2014 Issue
    1) Submandibular gland needle biopsy for diagnosis of Parkinson disease and 2) Topic of the month: Mitochondrial disorders. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Michelle Brown interviews Dr. Charles Adler about his paper on submandibular gland needle biopsy for diagnosis of Parkinson disease. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about nodes needing neurofascin. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Maria Farrugia interviews Dr. Andrew Schaefer about syndromes of mitochondrial disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Adler and Strowd.Dr. Adler serves on the scientific advisory board of Bachmann Strauss Dystonia and Parkinson Foundation; is a consultant for Allergan, Inc., Novartis, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, XenoPort, Inc.; receives royalties from the publication of the book Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders; receives research support from Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Department of Defense, Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Disease Research, National Parkinson's Foundation and NIH.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • March 18 2014 Issue
    1) Intravenous valproate vs. metoclopramide vs. ketorolac for acute migraine and 2) Topic of the month: Mitochondrial disorders. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jennifer Bickel interviews Dr. Benjamin Friedman about his paper on intravenous valproate vs. metoclopramide vs. ketorolac for acute migraine. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about evaluating the exome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Maria Farrugia interviews Dr. Robert Taylor about the investigations for mitochondrial disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Friedman and Strowd.Dr. Friedman serves on the scientific advisory board for MAP Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • March 25 2014 Issue
    1) Lower stroke risk with lower blood pressure in hemodynamic cerebral ischemia and 2) Topic of the month: Mitochondrial disorders. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. William Powers about his paper on lower stroke risk with lower blood pressure in hemodynamic cerebral ischemia. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Déjà vu. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Maria Farrugia interviews Dr. Doug Turnbull about the management of mitochondrial disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Southerland, Powers and Strowd.Dr. Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology®; serves as Clinical Research Advisor for Totier Technologies, Inc.Dr. Powers serves as an editorial board member of Stroke and Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism; serves on the scientific advisory board for Ontario Brain Institute Morehouse School of Medicine; receives research support from the NIH and UNC.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • April 1 2014 Issue
    1) Rolandic epilepsy has little effect on adult life 30 years later and 2) Topic of the month: Therapeutics in epilepsy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Nathan Fountain interviews Drs. Carol and Peter Camfield about their paper on how rolandic epilepsy had little effect on adult life 30 years later. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about lower cranial nerve dysfunction. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Lara Marcuse interviews Dr. Jacqueline French about epilepsy therapeutics: Perampanel. There is different intro music, "Goofy Vocal Groove" by Dave Girtsman in this podcast. The song may be found at http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dave_Girtsman/Silly_Songs/11_-_dave_girtsman_-_goofy_vocal_groove_kzz01_vbr. The original work was not changed ii any way and is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 International License. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Fountain, Peter Camfield, Numis and French.Dr. Fountain serves as Vice-President of the National Association of Epilepsy Centers; performs EEG lab work and EEG interpretation in his clinical practice (10% effort); receives research support from UCB, SK Life Sciences, Sunovion, Medtronic, NeuroPace; and the NIH.Dr. Peter Camfield serves as an editorial board member of Journal of Child Neurology and Pediatric Neurology Epileptic Disorders Journal.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. French serves as an Associate Editor for Epilepsia; serves as an editorial board member of Lancet Neurology, Neurology Today, Epilepsy Currents; serves on the scientific advisory board for Electrocore, Epilepsy Therapy Project, UCB, Eisai Inc., SK Corporation, Marinus, Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., Sunovion Inc., Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Novartis, Epilepsy Study Consortium; received paid travel to present findings at scientific meetings, present at investigators meetings attend advisory boards or give lectures from Acorda, UCB, Eisai, Inc., Johnson and Johnson, Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., Novartis, Pfizer Inc, Eli Lilly and Company, LCGH, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Supernus, Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., SK Corporation; receives research support from Eisai, Inc., UCB, SK Corporation, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer Inc, Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Brain Sentinal, Epilepsy Research Foundation, The Milken Foundation, The Epilepsy Study Consortium and the NIH.
  • Delayed Recall - April 2014 - AAN AM Interviews II
    Interviews from the 2013 AAN Annual Meeting
  • April 8 2014 Issue
    1) Fingolimod after natalizumab and the risk of short-term relapse and 2) Topic of the month: Therapeutics in epilepsy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. Vilija Jokubaitis about her paper on fingolimod after natalizumab and the risk of short-term relapse. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about cardiac cephalgia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Lara Marcuse interviews Dr. Madeline Fields about epilepsy therapeutics: Clobazam. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Keegan, Jokubaitis and Numis.Dr. Keegan serves as Chief Editor of eMedicine and receives research support from Terumo BCT.Dr. Jokubaitis received funding for travel to speak at a conference from Novartis, receives research support from MSBase Foundation and National Health and Medical Research Council.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • April 15 2014 Issue
    1) Skin nerve a-synuclein deposits being a biomarker for idiopathic Parkinson disease and 2) Topic of the month: Therapeutics in epilepsy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jeff Ratliff interviews Dr. Vincenzo Donadio about his paper on skin nerve ?-synuclein deposits being a biomarker for idiopathic Parkinson disease. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about cognitive impairment in pediatric multiple sclerosis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Lara Marcuse interviews Dr. Nathan Fountain about epilepsy therapeutics: Lacosamide. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Fountain and Numis.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Fountain serves as Vice-President of the National Association of Epilepsy Centers; performs EEG lab work and EEG interpretation in his clinical practice (10% effort); receives research support from UCB, SK Life Sciences, Sunovion, Medtronic, NeuroPace; and the NIH.
  • April 22 2014 Issue
    1) Migraine trait symptoms in migraine with and without aura and 2) Topic of the month: Therapeutics in epilepsy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mike Sowell interviews Dr. Tim Jürgens about his paper on migraine trait symptoms in migraine with and without aura. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Lara Marcuse interviews Dr. Elinor Ben-Menachem about epilepsy therapeutics: Vigabatrin. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Jürgens, Numis and Ben-Menachem.Dr. Jurgens serves as an editorial board member of ISRN Pain, serves as Visiting Editor of the Journal of Headache and Pain; is a consultant for Autonomic Technologies, Inc.; received speaker honoraria from Allergan, Inc., Pfizer Inc, MSD (commercial), Autonomic Technologies, Inc., DAGFA (non-profit), Kinderhospiz Sternenbrucke (non-commercial), received funding for Travel from MSD (commercial), Autonomic Technologies, Inc., DAGFA (non-profit), Kinderhospiz Sternenbrucke (non-commercial), Deutsche Migrane- und Kopfschmerzgesellschaft (non-commercial),) Deutsche Schmerzgesellschaft (non-commercial); serves as a board member of Deutsche Migrane- und Kopfschmerzgesellschaft; receives research support from Allergan, Inc. and Deutsche Migrane- und Kopfschmerzgesellschaft. Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Ben-Menachem serves as Editor of Acta Neurologica Scanidnavica; receives funding for travel from Eisai Inc., UCB, ElectroCore Medical, LLC.
  • April 29 2014 Issue
    1) AAN paper on efficacy and safety of the therapeutic use of medical marijuana (Cannabis) in selected neurologic disorders and 2) Topic of the month: Therapeutics in epilepsy. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Joanna Suski interviews Dr. Barbara Koppel about the AAN paper on efficacy and safety of the therapeutic use of medical marijuana (Cannabis) in selected neurologic disorders. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about myoclonic astatic epilepsy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Lara Marcuse interviews Dr. Greg Bergey about epilepsy therapeutics: Beyond medications for the refractory patient. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Koppel, Numis and Bergey.Dr. Koppel serves as an editorial board member of Clinical Neurology.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bergey was an expert witness in medicolegal activity over the past two years and receives research support from the NIH.
  • Delayed Recall - May 2014 - Movement Disorders I
    Treatment of Movement disorders. Lesson of the Week interviews from May 2013
  • May 6 2014 Issue
    Utility of an immunotherapy trial in the evaluation of patients with presumed autoimmune epilepsy and 2) Topic of the month: Critical care neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Mytinger interviews Dr. Sean Pittock about his paper on the utility of an immunotherapy trial in the evaluation of patients with presumed autoimmune epilepsy. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about logopenic-variant primary progressive aphasia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mike Brogan interviews Dr. Pratik Pandharipande about delirium in acute brain dysfunction in critically ill patients. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Pandharipande, Pittock and Addington.Dr. Pandharipande received research support from Hospira Inc. and the NIH.Dr. Pittock received research support from Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Guthy Jackson Charitable Foundation and the NIH.Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.
  • May 13 2014 Issue
    1) Venous thromboembolism in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and 2) Topic of the month: Critical care neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Lorne Zinman about his paper on venous thromboembolism in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about SCN4A mutations. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mike Brogan interviews Dr. Thomas Bleck about the management of status epilepticus in critical care. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Zinman, Addington and Bleck.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Dr. Zinman serves on the scientific advisory board for the Data and Safety Monitoring Board NIH sponsored Tamoxiphen/Creatine ALS Study (non-profit entity); receives research support from the Garfield Weston Foundation, Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Institute of Health Research, ALS Society of Canada and the NIH.Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bleck serves on the data safety and monitoring boards of the NIH sponsored RAMPART and ProTECT trials.
  • May 20 2014 Issue
    1) Cerebrospinal fluid AB42 predicting early onset Parkinson disease and 2) Topic of the month: Critical care neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Matthew Barrett interviews Dr. Henrik Zetterberg about his paper on cerebrospinal fluid A?42 predicting early onset Parkinson disease. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Kennedy disease. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mike Brogan interviews Dr. Laurie Gutmann about critical illness in polyneuropathy and myopathy. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Zetterberg, Addington and Gutmann.Dr. Zetterberg serves as Senior Editor of the Journal of Alzheimer's disease; serves as Associate Editor of Alzheimer and Dementia; receives research support from the Swedish Research Council and Swedish State Support for Clinical Research. Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Gutmann receives royalties from Up-to-Date Online from the publication of Hypokalemic and Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis; receives research support from Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and the NIH.
  • May 27 2014 Issue
    1) Effects of cannabis on cognition in patients with multiple sclerosis and 2) Topic of the month: Critical care neurology. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Alex Menze interviews Dr. Anthony Feinstein about his paper on the effects of cannabis on cognition in patients with multiple sclerosis. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about spinal dural arteriovenous fistula. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mike Brogan interviews Dr. Claude Hemphill about the management of intracranial hypertension. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Feinstein, Addington and Hemphill. Dr. Feinstein serves as an editorial board member of Multiple Sclerosis and African Journal of Psychiatry; receives royalties from the publication of the book The Clinical Neuropsychiatry of Multiple Sclerosis; performs neuropsychiatric evaluation, cognitive testing, brain imaging in neuropsychiatry clinical practice; receives research support from Biogen Idec, Canadian Institute of Health Research, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada and University of Toronto; received honoraria for lectures from Merck Serono, Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Hemphill serves as an editorial board member of Neurocritical Care; holds stock options for serving on the scientific advisory board for Ornim Medical; receives research support from Cerebrotech Medical; funding as PI for hub site for Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials Network; received a one-time speaking honorarium from Besins Critical Care, LLC and honoraria from Edge Therapeutics, Inc. for consulting; gave expert witness review and testimony on various cases related to stroke and neurocritical care.
  • Delayed Recall - June 2014 - Movement Disorders II
    Parkinson's & parkinsonism disorders. Lesson of the Week interviews from January 2014.
  • June 3 2014 Issue
    1) Anti-agrin autoantibodies in myasthenia gravis and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-infectious diseases. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Arthur Melms about his paper on anti-agrin autoantibodies in myasthenia gravis. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about myopathy masquerading as myasthenia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Chenjie Xia interviews Drs. Maria Nagel and Don Gilden about neurology and infectious diseases: Viral meningoencephalitides. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Melms, Numis, Nagel and Gilden.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Melms performs clinical procedures as Professor of Neurology and Neurorehabilitation at the University of Erlangen, Germany (20%) and is clinical director of a privately owned neurological rehabilitation hospital (80%); clinical research is supported by the Ernst Freiberger Foundation, Berlin, Germany; received speaker honoraria from GlaxoSmithKline; received research support from German Research Agency, Collaborative Research Center 685, Immunotherapy, and the Gemeinützige Hertie Foundation, Frankfurt/Main, Germany.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Nagel receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Gilden serves as Senior Associate Editor of Journal of NeuroVirology; serves as an editorial board member of In Vivo, Journal of Virology; Scientific American Medicine, Virus Genes, Neurology Journal, receives research support from the NIH.
  • June 10 2014 Issue
    1) Abnormal thalamic function in patients with vestibular migraine and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-infectious diseases. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Joanna Jen interviews Dr. Gioacchino Tedeschi about his paper on abnormal thalamic function in patients with vestibular migraine. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Chenjie Xia interviews Dr. Karen Roos about neurology and infectious diseases: Lyme disease. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Jen, Tedeschi, Numis and Roos.Dr. Jen serves as a Section Editor for Experimental Brain Research; serves as an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Neuro-otology; receives research support from the FDA.Dr. Tedeschi receives speaker honoraria from Novartis, Schwarz Pharma AG, UCB, Lundbeck Inc., GlaxoSmithKline and AbbVie.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Roos receives royalties for five published books.
  • June 17 2014 Issue
    1) Factors associated with recovery from acute optic neuritis in multiple sclerosis and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-infectious diseases. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. Tanuja Chitnis about her paper on factors associated with recovery from acute optic neuritis in multiple sclerosis. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about tanycytic ependymal tumors. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Chenjie Xia interviews Dr. Karen Roos about neurology and infectious diseases: Bacterial meningoencephalitides. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Jen, Tedeschi, Numis and Roos.Dr. Keegan serves as Chief Editor of eMedicine and receives research support from Terumo BCT.Dr. Chitnis is a consultant for Biogen Idec, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Novartis, Sanofi-aventis; receives research support from Merck Serono and Novartis in the form of Independent Investigator Awards, National Multiple Sclerosis Society. the Peabody Foundation and the Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Roos receives royalties for five published books.
  • July 1 2014 Issue
    1) Long-term safety and effectiveness of natalizumab for re-dosing and treatment of multiple sclerosis and 2) Topic of the month: Plenary sessions AAN Meeting April 2014. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie interviews Dr. Paul O'Connor about his paper on long-term safety and effectiveness of natalizumab for re-dosing and treatment of multiple sclerosis. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about inclusion body myositis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. James Bernat about his Presidential Lecture at the AAN Meeting about challenges to ethics and professionalism facing the contemporary neurologist. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Marrie, O'Connor, Addington, Espay and Bernat.Dr. Marrie serves on the editorial board for Neurology® and Multiple Sclerosis Journal; receives research support from Sanofi-aventis, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Public Health Agency of Canada, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Multiple Sclerosis Scientific Foundation and Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers.Dr. O'Connor served on the editorial advisory board of the MS Journal; serves on the scientific advisory board for Novartis, Sanofi-aventis, Bravo Pharmaceuticals, Genentech, Inc., Roche and Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd; is a consultant for Biogen Idec, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Sanofi-aventis and Novartis; received funding for travel to advisory board meeting in Toronto; receives research support from Novartis, Sanofi-aventis, Roche, Biogen Idec and as National Scientific and Clinical Advisor to the MS Society of Canada. Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay serves as an Associate Editor of Movement Disorders, Frontiers in Movement Disorders and Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders; serves as an editorial board member of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders and The European Neurological Journal; receives royalties for publications of books from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and from Cambridge University Press; serves on the scientific advisory board for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie), Chelsea Therapeutics, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz, Pfizer Inc, Solstice Neurosciences, LLC, Eli Lilly and Company, US WorldMeds; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie); serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorders Society; receives research support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Michael J. Fox Foundation and the NIH.Dr. Bernat serves as an unpaid editorial board member of Neurocritical Care, Neurology Today, and Multiple Sclerosis and Related Diseases; a paid editorial board member of The Physician's Index for Ethics and Medicine; and receives royalties from the publication of the books Ethical Issues in Neurology, 3rd ed, Palliative Care in Neurology, and Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology.
  • Delayed Recall - July 2014 - Critical Care Neurology
    Topics in critical care neurology. Lessons of the week from May 2014
  • July 8 2014 Issue
    1) Utility and safety of rituximab in pediatric autoimmune and inflammatory CNS disease and 2) Topic of the month: Plenary sessions AAN Meeting April 2014. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. John Mytinger interviews Dr. Russell Dale about his paper on utility and safety of rituximab in pediatric autoimmune and inflammatory CNS disease. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about pseudo-internuclear ophthalmoplegia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. David Holtzman about his Robert Wartenberg Lecture at the AAN Meeting about Alzheimer's disease in 2014: Mapping a road forward. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Dale, Addington, Espay and Holtzman.Dr. Dale serves on the scientific advisory board for Queensland Children's Medical Institute; serves as an editorial advisory board member of Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders Journal; received honoraria for lecturing from Biogen Idec; receives research support from the National Health and Medical Research Council. Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay serves as an Associate Editor of Movement Disorders, Frontiers in Movement Disorders and Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders; serves as an editorial board member of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders and The European Neurological Journal; receives royalties for publications of books from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and from Cambridge University Press; serves on the scientific advisory board for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie), Chelsea Therapeutics, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz, Pfizer Inc, Solstice Neurosciences, LLC, Eli Lilly and Company, US WorldMeds; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie); serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorders Society; receives research support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Michael J. Fox Foundation and the NIH.Dr. Holtzman serves as an Associate Editor of Annuals of Neurology; serves as an editorial board member of Neurobiology of Disease, Experimental Neurology, Molecular Neurodegeneration, Science Translational Medicine and Journal of Experimental Medicine; co-founder of C2N Diagnostic LLC; is a consultant for AstraZeneca, Genentech, Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb and Forum Pharmaceuticals; receives research support AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly and Company, Biogen Idec, C2N Diagnostic LLC, Cure Alzheimer's Disease, Tau Consortium, Ellison Medical Foundation and the NIH.
  • July 15 2014 Issue
    1) Defining the clinical course of multiple sclerosis: The 2013 revisions and 2) Topic of the month: Plenary sessions AAN Meeting April 2014. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. Fred Lublin about his paper on defining the clinical course of multiple sclerosis: The 2013 revisions. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about familial fatal insomnia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. David Eidelberg about his Hot Topics Lecture at the AAN Meeting about functional connectivity and functional imaging in movement disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Keegan, Lublin, Addington, Espay and Eidelberg.Dr. Keegan serves as Chief Editor of eMedicine and receives research support from Terumo BCT.Dr. Lublin serves as co-Chief Editor of Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders; serves on the scientific advisory boards and as a consultant for Bayer Schering Pharma, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, Novartis, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Sanofi-aventis, Acorda Therapeutics Inc, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Roche, Genentech, Inc., Celgene, Johnson & Johnson, Revalesio Corporation, Coronado Bioscience, Genzyme Corporation, MedImmune, Bristol-Myers Squibb, XenoPort, Inc., Receptos Inc, Forward Pharma, to- BBB technologies; receives research support from Biogen Idec, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Acorda Therapeutics Inc, Novartis, Genzyme Corporation, Sanofi-aventis, Celgene, National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the NIH; holds financial interests/stock options in Cognition Pharmaceuticals. Inc. and may discuss unapproved agents that are in the MS developmental pipeline with any recommendations on their use.Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay serves as an Associate Editor of Movement Disorders, Frontiers in Movement Disorders and Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders; serves as an editorial board member of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders and The European Neurological Journal; receives royalties for publications of books from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and from Cambridge University Press; serves on the scientific advisory board for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie), Chelsea Therapeutics, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz, Pfizer Inc, Solstice Neurosciences, LLC, Eli Lilly and Company, US WorldMeds; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie); serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorders Society; receives research support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Michael J. Fox Foundation and the NIH.Dr. Eidelberg serves as an Associate Editor of Journal of Neuroscience; serves as an editorial board member of Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Current Opinion in Neurology, Annals of Neurology and NeuroImage; serves on the scientific advisory board for the Michael J. Fox Foundation, ; co-inventor of United States Patent No. 5, 632,276 and No. 5,873,823 without financial gain; receives research support from the Michael J. Fox Foundation and the NIH.
  • July 22 2014 Issue
    1) Traumatic brain injury and risk of dementia in older veterans and 2) Topic of the month: Plenary sessions AAN Meeting April 2014. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Farrah Mateen interviews Dr. Deborah Barnes about her paper on traumatic brain injury and risk of dementia in older veterans. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about chronic traumatic encephalopathy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Jon Stone about his Contemporary Clinical Issues Lecture at the AAN Meeting about functional (psychogenic) disorders in neurology. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Mateen, Barnes, Addington, Espay and Stone.Dr. Mateen received funding support from the Canadian Institute of Health Research.Dr. Barnes receives research support from UCB, Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, NARSAD (Brain & Behavior Research Foundation), S.D. Bechtel Jr. Foundation, philanthrophic support via Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, patient centered outcomes research institute and the NIH.Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay serves as an Associate Editor of Movement Disorders, Frontiers in Movement Disorders and Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders; serves as an editorial board member of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders and The European Neurological Journal; receives royalties for publications of books from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and from Cambridge University Press; serves on the scientific advisory board for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie), Chelsea Therapeutics, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz, Pfizer Inc, Solstice Neurosciences, LLC, Eli Lilly and Company, US WorldMeds; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie); serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorders Society; receives research support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Michael J. Fox Foundation and the NIH.Dr. Stone received speaker honoraria from the Movement Disorders Society, British Medical Association, American Academy of Neurology Royal College of Psychiatrists, UCB Pharma, Novartis, Tribunals Judiciary (UK); receives research support from the National Research Strategy Career Fellow with NHS Scotland Research; receives publishing royalties from UptoDate 2014; runs a free self-help website for patients with functional disorders http://www.neurosymptoms.org; carries out regular expert witness work in relation to personal injury and medical negligence.