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Episode 60: Improving Care and Raising Awareness for NMOSD

Mind Moments™, a podcast from NeurologyLive®, brings you an exclusive interview with Friedmann Paul, MD.

Episode 60 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 (MS), Parkinson disease, dementia, sleep disorders, and more.

Episode 60, "Improving Care and Raising Awareness for NMOSD," features an exclusive interview with Friedmann Paul, MD, head, Clinical Neuroimmunology Research Group, NeuroCure Clinical Research Center, and head, Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin. He shared his perspective on the state of care in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD), the need to raise awareness for symptomatic care and patient challenges, and the potential of novel therapeutic approaches to improve care and possibly cure the disorder.

The stories highlighted in this episode's Neurology News Minute can be found here:

EPISODE BREAKDOWN

2:00 – State of diagnosis and care for NMOSD and similar disorders

6:00 – Role of NMOSD Awareness Month and advocacy efforts

8:45 – Current challenges with symptomatic management

11:20 – Multidisciplinary communication, coordination, and collaboration

13:05 – Neurology News Minute

16:45 – The potential of self-tolerization and curing NMOSD

19:05 – Nonpharmacologic approaches to care

20:40 – The need to improve physician awareness and education

22:45 – Advice for communicating the diagnosis to patients

24:45 – The need for patient advocacy groups

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