American Neurological Association 2018

The American Neurological Association's (ANA) 143rd Annual Meeting convened on October 21 to 23, 2018. At the meeting, the nation's top academic neurologists and neuroscientists shared updates and late-breaking research on a broad spectrum of neurologic specialties and diseases. 
Albertson discussed this facet of stroke care, and all the things being done outside just the clinic to help improve outcomes.
The Anne Parrish Titzell Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medicine’s Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute spoke about the cost the condition has for patients and their families.
The professor of neurology at Virginia Commonwealth University discussed all the progress that’s been made in the space and shared her thoughts on the advances.
The Global Medical Lead for Migraine and Headache at Teva Pharmaceuticals provided insight into how fremanezumab has helped to improve these facets of the condition.
The epileptologist discussed this challenge, and shared her thoughts on how to maintain this communication.
The associate professor of neurology and neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medicine discussed this work, and what she and her colleagues believe could be addressed by a successful effort.
The study found that there has been a significant increasing trend in patients with migraine—irrespective of aura status—having an ischemic stroke.
Despite some mistrusting the abilities of imaging to aid in therapeutic development, a new MRI method could better inform the anatomical understanding of the striatum.
The current president of the American Neurological Association specifically mentioned the work some groups are doing with small molecule imaging methods to help with this issue.
The director of the Center of Neurogenetics at Weill Cornell Medicine spoke about the wealth of improvements that have really turned this area of medicine into a much more hopeful one.
The Global Medical Lead for Migraine and Headache at Teva Pharmaceuticals, the therapy’s developer, discussed its performance in patients with medication overuse headache.
The assistant professor of neurology at the University of Pennsylvania discussed the complication of cognitive issues faced by patients with epilepsy, and how these are being addressed in the clinic.
Henchcliffe discussed the progress that has been made in this area, and where things are headed going forward.
The director of the Pediatric Movement Disorders Program at UT Southwestern spoke about the ability of advanced imaging to help better understand the causes of disease.