Authors


Juliana Gurgel-Giannetti, PhD

Latest:

Key Considerations in Treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy / Considerações essenciais para o tratamento da atrofia muscular espinhal

The expert panel shares clinical pearls for treatment and management of Spinal Muscular Atrophy. O painel de especialistas compartilha recomendações valiosas para o tratamento e manejo da atrofia muscular espinhal.



Gerald Grant, MD, FACS

Latest:

Stanford Children’s Health: A Comprehensive Approach to Care for a Child With a Neurological Condition

Physicians from Stanford Children’s Health offer their keys to successful pediatric neuroscience teams and what to focus on to provide a better quality of life for children.


Darcy Krueger, MD, PhD

Latest:

Uncovering New, Synergistic Ways to Treat Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Darcy Krueger, MD, PhD

The director of the Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic at Cincinnati Children’s provided insight on whether the timing and combination of certain therapeutics may impact the long-term care for patients with tuberous sclerosis complex. [WATCH TIME: 3 minutes]


Galit L. Dunietz, PhD, MPH

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Understanding the Association Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment and Dementia Risk: Galit L. Dunietz, PhD, MPH

The assistant professor of neurology at the University of Michigan provided context on a previous study which suggested that treatment of obstructive sleep apnea may reduce the risk of subsequent dementia. [WATCH TIME: 3 minutes]


Maureen McQuillan, PhD

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Dedicated Efforts for Improving Sleep Quality in Pediatrics, Adolescents: Sarah Honaker, PhD; Maureen McQuillan, PhD

The duo from Indiana University School of Medicine discussed the ongoing research initiatives to better understand sleep disorders among pediatrics, and ways to improve approaches like cognitive behavioral therapy. [WATCH TIME: 4 minutes]


Mandy Alhajj, DO

Latest:

Investigating Limb Swelling in Patients With Dravet Syndrome: Mandy Alhajj, DO, James Dolbow, DO & Neel Fotedar, MD

A trio of experts from university hospitals discussed a study that aimed to uncover the prevalence and associations of limb swelling in patients with Dravet syndrome in hopes of improving care. [WATCH TIME: 5 minutes]


Brian Wainger, MD, PhD

Latest:

Expanding the Understanding of ALS With New Methods: Brian Wainger, MD, PhD

The assistant professor of neurology and anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School discussed non-traditional ways ALS research is changing and where the focus should continue to be.


Wells Andres, MD

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A Comprehensive Analysis of Stroke Prevalence Among Adults in the United States: Wells Andres, MD

The neurology resident from the University of Pennslyvania talked about stroke prevalence in the United States between 1999 and 2018 as part of a presentation at the 2023 AAN Annual Meeting. [WATCH TIME: 6 minutes]


RJ Tesi, MD

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Targeting Neuroinflammation as a Novel Approach in Brain Health for Alzheimer Disease: RJ Tesi, MD

The chief executive officer at INmune Bio discussed a unique approach from a phase 1 study targeting neuroinflammation in the brain to improve cognitive abilities and maintain memory. [WATCH TIME: 5 minutes]


Becky Tilahun, PhD

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Improving Recognition, Diagnosis of Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures: Becky Tilahun, PhD

The clinical psychologist at Cleveland Clinic provided insight on the tricky nature of diagnosing a patient with nonepileptic seizures and the difficult conversations that can ensue. [WATCH TIME: 3 minutes]


Apirada Thongsing, MD

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The Quick Neurologic Examination Tool in the PICU: Apirada Thongsing, MD

The resident physician at Montefiore Medical Center shared her experience with the novel and standardized quick examination tool and the data presented at AAN 2022. [WATCH TIME: 3 minutes]


Dustin Hammers, PhD

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Navigating the Cognitive Screening Toolbox: Dustin Hammers, PhD

The associate professor of neurology at the Indiana University School of Medicine discussed the screening paradigm for Alzheimer disease, and the reluctancy to use new digital tools over traditional methods. [WATCH TIME: 6 minutes]


Shahid Nimjee, MD, PhD

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Innovative Therapies to Address Unmet Needs in Acute Ischemic Stroke: Shahid Nimjee, MD, PhD

The vascular neurosurgeon and professor of neurological surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center spoke about advancements in stroke treatment, including endovascular thrombectomy and new drug therapies, that aim to address unmet need in patients. [WATCH TIME: 5 minutes]


Brian Hutchinson, PT, MSCS

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Quality of Life Improvements in MS Following Wellness Program: Brian Hutchinson, PT, MSCS

The director of the Multiple Sclerosis Achievement Center in Sacramento discussed 3-year data from an assessment of the program, outlining key findings and future research efforts. [WATCH TIME: 6 minutes]


Mikael Cohen, MD

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Enhancing Disability Monitoring in Multiple Sclerosis Using Digital Tools: Mikael Cohen, MD

The senior neurologist at the University Hospital Center of Nice in France talked about a digital tool developed to monitor disability more accurately in patients with multiple, especially during the early stages of the disease. [WATCH TIME: 5 minutes]


Stephanie Bakaysa, MD

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Migraine Management During Pregnancy, Women’s Healthcare Providers vs. Headache Specialists: Stephanie Bakaysa, MD

The maternal fetal medicine specialist at Hartford HealthCare Medical Group talked about the challenges of prescribing migraine treatment during pregnancy. [WATCH TIME: 4 minutes]


Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSc

Latest:

Examining Promising Phase 2b PARADIGM Findings of ALS Agent PrimeC: Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSc

The chair of neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital talked about results from the phase 2b PARADIGM trial assessing PrimeC, an ALS combination agent that consists of ciprofloxacin and celecoxib. [WATCH TIME: 4 minutes]


William Ondo, MD

Latest:

Unmet Needs and Improving Diagnosis of Dyskinesia in Parkinson Disease

The expert panel reviews unmet needs in treatment and management of dyskinesia and shares advice for physicians treating patients with Parkinson disease.


Stephanie Blandford, MSc

Latest:

Challenges of Targeting Cytokines in MS: Stephanie Blandford, MSc

The PhD candidate at the neuroimmunology laboratory at Memorial University of Newfoundland discussed the potential of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist as a biomarker in MS disability as well as a therapeutic target.



Farren B. S. Briggs, PhD, ScM

Latest:

Health Disparities and Equities in the Multiple Sclerosis Latinx Community: Farren B. S. Briggs, PhD, ScM

The associate professor in the department of population and quantitative health sciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine talked about striving to understand and address the disparities among Latinx patients with multiple sclerosis. [WATCH TIME: 2 minutes]


Cristina A.F. Román, PhD

Latest:

Effect of Social Determinants of Health on Brain Aging in Minoritized Patients with Multiple Sclerosis: Cristina A.F. Román, PhD

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society sponsored research fellow at Kessler Foundation talked about a research project that investigates the differences in brain structure and aging metrics among patients with multiple sclerosis from differing racial and ethnic backgrounds. [WATCH TIME: 5 minutes]


John Winkelman, MD, PhD

Latest:

Further Advancing the Treatment and Research Field for Restless Legs Syndrome: John Winkelman, MD, PhD

The chief of the Sleep Disorders Clinical Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital provided perspective on the current major research priorities for the treatment of restless legs syndrome. [WATCH TIME: 3 minutes]


Chris Winter, MD

Latest:

Addressing Unmet Needs in Narcolepsy Management: Practical Insight for Community-Based Physicians

Closing out his discussion on narcolepsy management, Chris Winter, MD, highlights current unmet needs and shares practical advice for community physicians.


Elizabeth Miller, MA

Latest:

Advancing Equity and Inclusion: Health Literacy for the MS Community and Beyond

Elizabeth Miller, MA, the manager of health literacy at the National MS Society, discussed the impact of health literacy in the multiple sclerosis community.


Minali Nigam, MD

Latest:

Equity in the Media and Academia

There should be a holistic approach to how the systems in place affect equity: how medicine is practiced and research is conducted, the structure of academic institutions, and how media influence our perceptions of neurologic conditions.



Aiden Arnold, PhD, MSc

Latest:

Using Digital Data to Improve Parkinson Disease Management: Ro'ee Gilron, PhD & Aiden Arnold, PhD, MSc

The lead neuroscientist and lead data scientist at Rune Labs talked about leveraging mobility data to monitor progression in patients with Parkinson disease. [WATCH TIME: 7 minutes]


James Grotta, MD

Latest:

James Grotta, MD: The Future of Stroke Care Going into 2021

The vascular neurologist at Memorial Hermann Medical Group explained how clinical stroke care will change in 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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