Ulrik Dalgas, PhD


Intervening Early in MS With Exercise: Ulrik Dalgas, PhD

The professor of public health and sports science at Aarhus University shared his perspective on the potential to modify multiple sclerosis disease progression with lifestyle interventions. [WATCH TIME: 2 minutes]

Richard S. Bedlack, MD, PhD, MS


Ongoing Clinical Trials and the Future of ALS

Key opinion leaders review the study design and mechanisms of action for drugs in ongoing clinical trials and consider the future of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Timothy Smith, MD


Effectiveness of Zavegepant in Treating Migraine With and Without Aura: Timothy Smith, MD

The chief executive officer and president of Study Metrics Research provided commentary on a large-scale analysis further demonstrating efficacy and safety of zavegepant, regardless of aura status. [WATCH TIME: 3 minutes]

Sheheryar Jamali, MD


Utilizing Aspirin to Lower Stroke Rates in Cerebral Amyloid Antipathy: Sheheryar Jamali, MD

The neurologist from Mayo Clinic discussed his abstract at AAN 2021 comparing stroke rates in patients with cerebral amyloid antipathy given treatment with aspirin.

Vincent Tran


An Overview of Therapeutic Options for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

With an anticipated life expectancy of 3 years from the time of symptom onset, an effective treatment strategy is essential in ALS—and recent therapeutic progress has built a foundation of hope for the community.

Kita Williams, MD


Best Practices for Collaborative Migraine Care

Dr Williams discusses best practices for taking care of patients with migraine in a collaborative manner.

Sumaira Ahmed


The Sumaira Foundation Providing Access to Care for Patients with NMOSD: Sumaira Ahmed

The founder and executive director of the Sumaira Foundation discussed her experience living with NMOSD and the global organization she created to help patients with the same condition. [WATCH TIME: 6 minutes]

C. Michael Gibson, MD


Resources for Sleep Disorders

Drs C. Michael Gibson, Ashgan A. Elshinawy, and Nathaniel F. Watson share resources for the treatment of sleep disorders.

David R. Lynch, MD, PhD


Mechanistic Action and FDA Outlook for Omaveloxolone in Friedreich Ataxia: David R. Lynch, MD, PhD

The professor of neurology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine discussed whether omaveloxolone’s therapeutic benefit is enough for it to become the first approved therapy for Friedrich ataxia. [WATCH TIME: 2 minutes]

Bruce Bebo, PhD


Discussing Epstein-Barr Virus and Multiple Sclerosis: Bruce Bebo, PhD

The executive vice president of the National MS Society spoke on recently published data suggesting the relationship between EBV and MS, also sharing his opinion on the potential of vaccines. [WATCH TIME: 2 minutes]

Serena L. Orr, MD, MSc


Advocating for Patients With Migraine Through Research Initiatives: Serena L. Orr, MD, MSc

The pediatric neurologist and headache specialist at the University of Calgary and Alberta Children’s Hospital spoke about the need for improved funding and research efforts for the migraine population. [WATCH TIME: 5 minutes]

William B. Young, MD


Lifestyle Change for Migraine Management: Practical Tips for the Neurologist and PCP, Part 2

Trigger avoidance-only strategies don’t actually help migraine patients improve. These are the proactive behaviors that do.

Babak Tousi, MD


Current and Future Landscape of Alzheimer Disease Treatment: Emergence of Disease Modifying Therapies

After years of failed drug development, the thoughts of disease-modifying therapies for Alzheimer disease are starting to become real.

Erin Longbrake, MD, PhD


Evolving Fellowship Training in Multiple Sclerosis

Ahmed Obeidat, MD, PhD; Jeffrey Cohen, MD; and Erin Longbrake, MD, PhD discuss the evolution of fellowship training for multiple sclerosis specialists.

Madison Hansen


Managing MS in Millennials

Effectively navigating the nuances of this unique patient population will ultimately help drive innovative solutions for this generation and those to come.

Leah Croll, MD


Leah Croll, MD: Importance of Mental Health of Clinicians During COVID-19 Pandemic

The neurology resident at NYU Langone shared her thoughts on the need for publication of clinician-based data and why maintaining a high level of mental health remains a top priority during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Daniel Reich, MD, PhD


Microglia’s Role in MS and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases: Daniel Reich, MD, PhD

The senior investigator at the National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke spoke about new opportunities for research into brain lesions and microglia.

James F. Howard Jr., MD


Unmet Needs and Future Directions in Myasthenia Gravis

James F. Howard Jr., MD, and Nicholas J. Silvestri MD, FAAN, deliver parting thoughts on the state of the myasthenia gravis treatment, focusing on current deficits and future prospects.

Rodolfo Savica, MD, PhD


Expanded Research on Targeting Mechanisms of Parkinson Disease: Rodolfo Savica, MD, PhD

The consultant in the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic discussed the mechanisms of action researchers should key in on for patients with Parkinson disease.

Tracy Dixon-Salazar, PhD


Advice for Managing Dravet Syndrome and LGS

Mary Anne Meskis; Tracy Dixon-Salazar, PhD; Kelly Knupp, MD; and Joseph E. Sullivan, MD, provide advice for physicians treating patients with Dravet syndrome or LGS.

David Baker, DO


Effect of HbA1c Elevation, Glycemic Control Following Mechanical Thrombectomy: David Baker, DO

The vascular neurologist at Cleveland Clinic provided an overview of a study that assessed the extent HbA1c impacts the relationship between mechanical thrombectomy and poor outcomes. [WATCH TIME: 3 minutes]

Avindra Nath, MD


Human Endogenous Retroviruses and Their Role in ALS: Avindra Nath, MD

The clinical director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke provided context on two recent papers that highlight a reactivation of HERV-K virus in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. [WATCH TIME: 5 minutes]

Louise Palmer, MA


Need for Improved Access to and Interventions for Mental Health in Multiple Sclerosis: Louise Palmer, MA

The health research assistant at the Shepherd Center discussed the importance of interventions that address mental health for patients with multiple sclerosis, including counseling and support groups. [WATCH TIME: 2 minutes]

Benjamin M. Segal, MD


Differences Between Progressive and Relapsing MS: Benjamin Segal, MD

The chair of the Department of Neurology and the director of the Neuroscience Research Institute at The Ohio State University discussed the takeaways from his lecture at ACTRIMS Forum 2021.

Eric Klawiter, MD, MSc


Takeaways, Highlights From the Institutional Perspectives in Neurology: MS: Eric Klawiter, MD, MSc

The director of the Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromyelitis Optica Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital commented on presentations given at the recent event, as well as key takeaways from his own discussion on novel imaging approaches in multiple sclerosis. [WATCH TIME: 2 minutes]

Jodie Haselkorn, MD


AUPN 2022 Veterans Health Administration Workshop

Glenn Graham, MD, PhD; and Sharyl Martini, MD, PhD, moderate a discussion with 4 clincial experts to advance specialized clinical care, education and research for Veterans with movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and seizures, and headache. [WATCH TIME: 1 hour, 52 minutes]

Stephen Yeung, DO


Biomarkers in MS

Stephen Yeung, DO, provides an overview of biomarkers as related to multiple sclerosis, specifically the potential use of biomarkers for diagnostic purposes, prognostication, and measuring treatment response.

Lynn Marie Trotti, MD, MSc


New AASM Guideline, Improved Awareness of Sleep Disorders: Lynn Marie Trotti, MD, MSc

The professor of neurology at Emory University School of Medicine spoke on the potential for the new AASM hypersomnolence guideline to educate providers treating patients with sleep disorders.

Christine Lebrun-Frenay, MD, PhD, FAAN


Promising Efficacy of Teriflunomide in Radiologically Isolated Syndrome: Christine Lebrun-Frenay, MD, PhD, FAAN

The head of CRCSEP and coordinator of the Neurosciences Research Unit at Paris City University discussed the positive results of teriflunomide in treating radiologically isolated syndrome, a preclinical stage of multiple sclerosis. [WATCH TIME: 4 minutes]

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