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The Neurology podcast is introduced by Editor-in-Chief Robert A. Gross, MD, PhD, who discusses several highlighted articles in the current issue of Neurology®. The podcast regularly features content from Neurology® Clinical Practice, Neurology® Genetics, and Neurology® Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflamm…

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    COVID Brain Fog and Other Cognitive Syndromes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 18:15

    Dr. Gregg Day talks with Dr. Avi Nath, Clinical Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), about COVID brain fog and other cognitive syndromes. Read the full article referenced in this podcast in the Washington Post.

    Corticosteroids in LGI1 Antibody Encephalitis

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 22:01

    Dr. Justin Abbatemarco talks with Prof. Sarosh Irani about the use of corticosteroids as a first-line agent in the treatment of LGI1 antibody encephalitis.

    NINDS Mission and Clinical Neurology with Walter Koroshetz

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 30:08

    Medicare Limitation of Aduhelm

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 22:18

    Dr. Jeff Burns talks with Dr. Ron Petersen, Director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, about Medicare's recent decision to officially limit Aduhelm (aducanumab) coverage to patients in clinical trials. Read the full article discussed in this interview in the New York Times.

    EEG Patterns and Neurofilament Light After Cardiac Arrest

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 10:48

    Dr. Karen Hirsch talks with Dr. Linnéa Grindegård about the association between EEG patterns and serum neurofilament light as a marker of neuroaxonal injury after cardiac arrest. Read the full article in Neurology. 

    Race-Ethnic Disparities in Stroke Thrombolysis

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 13:56

    Drs. B.J. Hicks and Andy Southerland talk with Dr. Scott Mendelson about racial and ethnic disparities in the rates of declination of thrombolysis in patients with acute ischemic stroke. Read the full article in Neurology.

    A Review of L-arginine in MELAS

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 21:55

    Dr. Justin Abbatemarco talks with Prof. Gráinne Gorman about the use of L-arginine in the treatment of mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and strokelike episodes (MELAS). Read the full article in Neurology. 

    Pure Sleep Epilepsy in Patients With First Seizure

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 14:47

    Dr. Fábio Nascimento talks with Dr. Elaine Pang about the identification and characterization of pure sleep epilepsy after first-ever seizures from sleep in adults. Read the full article in Neurology. 

    June 2022 Neurology Recall: Aducanumab's Approval, One Year Later

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 65:34

    The June 2022 replay of past episodes showcases a selection of interviews about the impact of the FDA's approval of aducanumab for the treatment of Alzheimer disease (AD). This episode features illuminating conversations with Drs. Gregg Day, Ron Petersen, and Jason Karlawish on the clinical science guiding amyloid-based treatments for AD, the importance of patient participation when considering the use of aducanumab, and the business of Alzheimer disease, respectively. This month's Recall concludes with an interview featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Pam Belluck on Medicare's limitations on aducanumab coverage.

    Association of PD Symptoms With Quality of Life

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 13:12

    Dr. Jeff Ratliff talks with Dr. Meredith Bock about the association of motor, non-motor, and behavioral symptoms with health-related quality of life in people with Parkinson disease. Read the full article in Neurology.

    Association of PD Symptoms with Quality of Life

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 13:12

    Dr. Jeff Ratliff talks with Dr. Meredith Bock about the association of motor, non-motor, and behavioral symptoms with health-related quality of life in people with Parkinson disease.

    Acute Symptomatic Seizures Secondary to MOGAD

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 3:27

    Dr. Mayra Montalvo discusses her abstract, "Acute Symptomatic Seizures Secondary to Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein Antibody-associated Disorder". Show references: https://index.mirasmart.com/aan2022/PDFfiles/AAN2022-003525.html

    Neurodegeneration in Pro Football Players: TBI/CTE

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 19:14

    In the second part of our two-part series on neurodegeneration in professional football players, Dr. Shuvro Roy talks with Dr. Ann McKee about her career and work studying the consequences of repetitive traumatic brain injury (TBI) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). For more information on the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank at the Boston University CTE Center, including brain donation inquiries, click here.

    Diagnosis and Management of Opsoclonus-Myoclonus-Ataxia in Children

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 19:25

    Dr. Justin Abbatemarco talks with Dr. Ming Lim about the diagnosis and management of opsoclonus myoclonus ataxia syndrome (OMAS) in children. Read the full article in Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation.

    Neurodegeneration in Pro Football Players: ALS

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 14:12

    In the first part of our two-part series on neurodegeneration in professional football players, Dr. Shuvro Roy talks with Dr. Ann McKee about the high incidence and mortality rates of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in NFL athletes. For more information on the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank at the Boston University CTE Center, including brain donation inquiries, click here.

    Peripheral Neuropathy and Prolonged COVID

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 14:21

    Dr. Derek Stitt talks with Dr. Anne Oaklander about the association of long COVID with incident polyneuropathy affecting the small-fiber axons. Read the full article in Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation.

    Cardiac Arrhythmia in Patients with Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 13:41

    Dr. Halley Alexander talks with Dr. Shóbi Sivathamboo about the incidence of serious cardiac arrhythmias detected by subcutaneous cardiac monitors in patients with chronic drug-resistant epilepsy. Read the full article in Neurology.

    Neuromodulation Restores Function in Spinal Cord Injury

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 19:28

    Dr. Jeff Ratliff talks with Dr. Andreas Rowald about the efficacy of activity-dependent spinal cord neuromodulation, which was shown to rapidly restore trunk and leg motor functions in patients with spinal cord injury after complete paralysis.

    Prognosis and Treatment of Spinal Cord Sarcoidosis

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 17:12

    Dr. Stacey Clardy discusses the prognostic factors and efficacy of immunosuppressive treatments for spinal cord sarcoidosis with Dr. Antoine Gavoille. Read the full article in Neurology.

    Cost Burden of MS in the US

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 14:23

    Dr. Justin Abbatemarco talks with Dr. Bruce Bebo about the estimated economic burden of multiple sclerosis in the US, highlighting direct and indirect cost drivers. Read the full article in Neurology. Please be sure to check out the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's "MS Navigator" resource, which connects patients with MS and their family members to experts who can help them navigate the challenges of MS, from making workplace accommodation requests to case management assessment.

    May 2022 Neurology Recall: Autoimmune Neurologic Diseases of the CNS

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 65:05

    Brain Networks and Cognitive Decline in DBS for Parkinson Disease

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 16:38

    Dr. Jeff Ratliff talks with Dr. Michael Fox about the association of connectivity between brain networks and sites of deep brain stimulation (DBS) with DBS-induced cognitive decline in patients with Parkinson disease. Check out the free clinical tool designed to help DBS programmers based on the research discussed in this episode here.

    Sudden Death and Cardiac Arrhythmia with Lamotrigine

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 12:06

    Dr. Halley Alexander talks with Dr. Mark Keezer about the risk of sudden death and cardiac arrhythmia in patients utilizing lamotrigine to treat epilepsy. Read the full article in Neurology.

    Priorities from the 2022 ADRD Summit with Walter Koroshetz

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 20:48

    Amyloid Treatments for Alzheimer Disease

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 21:34

    Dr. Jason Crowell talks with Dr. Gregg Day about amyloid-targeting treatments for Alzheimer disease as well as how to navigate conversations about aducanumab with patients.

    Availability of Lomustine for Glioblastoma Multiforme

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 19:04

    Neurologic Causes of Postpartum Readmission

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 10:18

    Dr. Tesha Monteith talks with Dr. Barbara Decker about maternal obstetric complications and non-elective postpartum readmissions in women with prior stroke, migraine, multiple sclerosis, and myasthenia gravis. Read the full article in Neurology.

    Genetic Testing for White Matter Disorders

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 18:51

    Dr. Justin Abbatemarco talks with Dr. Aurora Pujol about diagnosing genetic white matter disorders by singleton whole-exome and whole-genome sequencing using interactome-driven prioritization. Read the full article in Neurology.

    Patient-Centered Treatment of Migraine with Medication Overuse

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 10:24

    Dr. Tesha Monteith talks with Dr. Todd Schwedt about the treatment of chronic migraine with medication overuse through the patient-centered Medication Overuse Treatment Strategy (MOTS) clinical trial. Read the full article in Neurology.

    April 2022 Neurology Recall: Physician as Patient

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2022 59:08

    The April 2022 replay of past episodes showcases a selection of interviews with fellow neurologists about their personal experiences as patients. This episode features illuminating conversations with Drs. Daniel Drubach, Daniel Gibbs, Ted Burns, and Oliver Sacks, offering our listeners essential lessons and insights into the importance of physician empathy.

    Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 25:58

    Dr. Gordon Smith talks with Dr. Charlotte Sumner about spinal muscular atrophy, highlighting the historic milestone reached with three medications receiving FDA approval for the treatment of SMA.

    Neuro-Respiratory Criteria for Death Determination

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 17:12

    Dr. Jason Crowell talks with Drs. Ariane Lewis and David Magnus about the need to update the Uniform Declaration of Death Act (UDDA), aligning the legal criteria with the medical standards used to determine death by neurological criteria. Read the full article in Neurology.

    ARIA Associated with Aducanumab

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 13:26

    Cognitive Outcomes in mTBI

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 15:18

    Dr. Alex Menze talks with Dr. Raquel Gardner about the development of a clinically-relevant definition of poor cognitive outcome one year after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and whether outcomes can be predicted by baseline clinical variables. Read the full article in Neurology.

    A Discussion with Dr. Giesser: Ted Burns Humanism Award Winner

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 25:30

    This episode features Dr. Stacey Clardy in conversation with the 2022 Ted Burns Humanism in Neurology Award Winner, Dr. Barbara Giesser.

    CSF Biomarkers in FTD and Alzheimer Disease

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 16:14

    Dr. Gregg Day talks with Dr. Niklas Mattsson-Carlgren about the correlation of cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers with autopsy-confirmed Alzheimer disease and frontotemporal lobar degeneration. Read the full article in Neurology.

    Association of EBV and Multiple Sclerosis

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 15:39

    Tic Network Localization and DBS

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 22:48

    Dr. Jeff Ratliff talks with Dr. Christos Ganos about the use of brain lesion network mapping to interrogate whether tic disorder-inducing lesions are associated with a common network in the average human brain.

    Generic Competition for Dimethyl Fumarate

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 20:05

    Dr. Jason Crowell talks with 46brooklyn Research CEO Antonio Ciaccia about how Medicare Part D has hidden the benefits of generic competition for Tecfidera, a disease-modifying therapy for multiple sclerosis. Read the full article at 46brooklyn.com.

    March 2022 Neurology Recall: Prognosis and Treatment of Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2022 38:01

    The March 2022 replay of past episodes showcases a selection of interviews regarding the prognosis and treatment of Guillain-Barré syndrome. This episode features Drs. Ted Burns, Jeff Ratliff, and Michelle Mauermann in conversation with Dr. Bart Jacobs over the course of a decade, highlighting the progress he and his team have made in treating and predicting outcomes in GBS over time.

    Equal Pay for Women Neurologists: Show Us the Money!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 28, 2022 13:38

    Dr. Tesha Monteith talks with Dr. Elizabeth Loder about her editorial on the gender pay gap in academic neurology and its impact on women neurologists as well as the field at large. Read the full article in Neurology.

    Shared Genetics of Migraine, Stroke, and Cervical Dissection

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 12:48

    Dr. Andy Southerland talks with Dr. Daniel Chasman about the shared genetic risk of migraine, stroke, and cervical artery dissection (CeAD), a triad of neurologic disorders with vascular involvement. Read the full article in Neurology: Genetics.

    Seizure Frequency in Pregnancy

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2022 16:10

    Dr. Halley Alexander discusses whether epilepsy type, seizure location, or antiseizure medications influence seizure frequency during pregnancy and postpartum with Dr. P. Emanuela Voinescu. Read the full article in Neurology. 

    GFAP Autoimmune Syndrome

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 15:56

    Dr. Stacey Clardy discusses the clinical, biological, and imaging features—as well as the overall clinical course—of a French cohort of patients with glial fibrillar acidic protein (GFAP) autoantibodies with Dr. Jérôme Honnorat. Read the full article in Neurology. 

    Pharmacy Benefits and Disease-Modifying Therapies

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2022 20:07

    Dr. Justin Abbatemarco talks with Dr. Daniel Hartung about the impact of Medicare Part D plan disease-modifying therapy restrictiveness upon adherence and outcomes among patients with multiple sclerosis. Read the full article in Neurology: Clinical Practice.

    Predicting Outcomes in GBS

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2022 16:18

    Dr. Jeff Ratliff talks with Dr. Bart Jacobs about his study on the validity and region-specificity of the modified Erasmus GBS Outcome Score in predicting the risk of walking inability in patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome. Read the full article in Neurology. 

    A Neurologist's Personal Experience with DLB

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2022 25:23

    Dr. Stacey Clardy interviews behavioral neurologist Dr. Daniel Drubach about his experience with being diagnosed with Lewy body dementia, highlighting the unique perspective his diagnosis has provided him as a physician and as a patient. Read Dr. Drubach's special article in Continuum: "Twilight and Me: A Soliloquy." 

    Practice Guidelines for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2022 16:00

    February 2022 Neurology Recall: Diagnosing and Treating Immune-Mediated Neuropathies

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 41:47

    The February 2022 replay of past episodes showcases a selection of interviews regarding the diagnosis and treatment of immune-mediated neuropathies. This episode features Drs. Stacey Clardy and Ted Burns in conversation with Drs. Luise Appeltshauser, Shahar Shelly, and P. James B. Dyck, offering listeners essential insight into the identification and management of acute autoimmune neuropathy, chronic immune sensory polyradiculopathy, and lumbrosacral radiculoplexus neuropathy.

    Medicare Coverage of Aducanumab

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2022 17:42

    TikTok Tics

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 35:44

    Prof. Jon Stone talks with Dr. Tamara Pringsheim and Wall Street Journal columnist Julie Jargon about the increased incidence of teen girls presenting with physical tics and the potential association of exposure to TikTok videos on Tourette syndrome and functional neurologic disorder (FND).

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