Episode 37: The Impact of Awareness Efforts in ALS

"Mind Moments," a podcast from NeurologyLive, brings you an exclusive interview with Matthew B. Harms, MD.

Episode 37 of the NeurologyLive Mind Moments podcast is now live! Scroll down to listen or click here to subscribe on your favorite streaming service.

The Mind Moments podcast features exclusive interviews with leaders in the field discussing the latest research and disease management strategies across the breadth of neurology, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, dementia, sleep disorders, and more.

Episode 37, "The Impact of Awareness Efforts in ALS," features an interview with Matthew B. Harms, MD, associate professor of neurology, Columbia University, and medical consultant and care center director, Muscular Dystrophy Association. In honor of May as ALS Awareness Month, he detailed the impact that awareness efforts have had on improving patient care, how informed the patient population is about the ongoing developments, and some of the latest research and advances that have been made in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN

1:15 – The impact of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on research and funding

5:30 – "Big Data" in ALS research and care

8:30 – Current potential in the pipeline and the informed patient population

10:50 – Patient education efforts in ALS

13:05 – Takeaways for the clinical community during ALS Awareness Month

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