The neurologist at Cleveland Clinic’s Mellen Center for MS Treatment spoke about the impact smoking has on cognition and brain atrophy in MS, and the need to urge patients with MS to quit smoking.
The professor of epidemiology and nutrition at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health discussed what might be an optimal dose of vitamin D supplementation in MS, and how vitamin D deficiency should be addressed as a modifiable risk factor.
The professor of medicine, neurology, at the University of Toronto discussed the need for physicians to work together while transitioning patients with epilepsy—who may have any number of comorbidities—from pediatric care to adult care.
The clinical research director of the UCSF Multiple Sclerosis Center discusses recent data on siponimod and its impact on cognitive measures in patients with secondary progressive MS, as well as results of the 3-arm ASSESS study comparing low-dose fingolimod and glatiramer acetate.
The director of the adult epilepsy center at Washington University in St. Louis spoke about the use of diazepam nasal spray in patients with epilepsy ­and detailed the advantages it offers these patients and their physicians.
The professor of medicine, neurology, at the University of Toronto spoke to the hurdles faced by both pediatric and adult neurologists when transitioning a patient with epilepsy from childhood care to adult care.
The director of the Montefiore Headache Center will provide further insight into migraine care at the 1st Annual International Congress on the Future of Neurology, to be held September 27-28 in New York City.
Concluding its discussion on Alzheimer disease, the panel provides closing considerations on future diagnosis and pharmacologic strategies.
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