NeurologyLive® Brain Games: November 12, 2023

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Test your neurology knowledge with NeurologyLive®'s weekly quiz series, featuring questions on a variety of clinical and historical neurology topics. This week's topic is Parkinson disease.

Welcome to NeurologyLive® Brain Games! This weekly quiz series, which goes live every Sunday morning, will feature questions on a variety of clinical and historical neurology topics, written by physicians, clinicians, and experts in the fields of neurological care and advocacy.

Test your mettle each week with 3 questions that cover a variety of aspects in the field of neurology, with a focus on dementia and Alzheimer disease, epilepsy and seizure disorders, headache and migraine, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disorders, sleep disorders, and stroke and cerebrovascular disease.

This week's questions include the theme of narcolepsy.

Click here to check out the prior iterations of Brain Games.

Interested in submitting quiz questions? Contact our associate editorial director, Matt Hoffman, via email: mhoffman@neurologylive.com.

What is the role of alpha-synuclein oligomers in the pathogenesis of Parkinson disease, particularly regarding the impact on neuronal function?


What is the term in Parkinson disease that describes when patients experience fluctuations between mobility and immobility, often in response to dopaminergic medication?


What is the primary mechanism by which mutations in the GBA gene have been shown to contribute to Parkinson pathogenesis?


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