NeurologyLive Friday 5 — April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021
NeurologyLive Staff

Take 5 minutes to catch up on NeurologyLive's highlights from the week ending April 16, 2021.

Welcome to NeurologyLive's Friday 5! Every week, the staff compiles 5 highlights of NeurologyLive's widespread coverage in neurology, ranging from newsworthy study findings and FDA action to expert interviews and peer-to-peer panel discussions.

1: At-Home Testing for Sleep Apnea: William Noah, MD

The director and founder of the Sleep Centers of Middle Tennessee discussed the OSAinHome program that his practice has developed, which he says has been a driving factor behind the long-term adherence success, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2: NeuroVoices: Ralph Sacco, MD, MS, on Improving Disparities and Expanding Research in Stroke Care

The chair of neurology and Olemberg Family Chair of Neurological Disorders at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine discussed solutions to improve disparities in stroke care and the need for future research on social determinants of health.

3: Peer Exchange: An Overview of Causes and Risk Factors for ALS

This Peer Exchange series, "Progress in the Treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)," features Richard S. Bedlack, MD, PhD, MS; Ammar Al-Chalabi, MBChB, PhD; Jinsy A. Andrews, MD, MSc; and Jeremy M. Schefner, MD, PhD, provides an overview of the prevalence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and discusses potential causes and risk factors.

4: Peers & Perspectives: Defining OFF Episodes in Parkinson’s Disease

This Peers & Perspectives series, "Managing OFF Episodes in Parkinson’s Disease," Laxman Bahroo, DO, and Mindy K. Bixby, DO, define OFF episodes in Parkinson’s Disease and discuss how they are often unpredictable and variable in their severity, among other topics.

5: What to Expect from the 2021 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

The 2021 AAN Annual Meeting will be held virtually from April 17-24. Follow along with coverage from NeurologyLive, including expert interviews and session recaps straight from the conference floor.

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Don't miss NeurologyLive's coverage of the 2021 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting! The virtual conference kicks off on Saturday, April 17, and runs through Thursday, April 22. Our team will be providing you with the news and top data from the meeting, as well as interviews with experts in neurology. Catch up with all the latest here: AAN 2021.