NeurologyLive® Friday 5 — April 22, 2022

Take 5 minutes to catch up on NeurologyLive®'s highlights from the week ending April 22, 2022.

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: Awareness Empowers Care for Patients With Parkinson Disease

From the April 2022 issue of NeurologyLive®, guest editor-in-chief Benjamin L. Walter, MD, writes on Parkinson disease as neither imminently fatal nor transient, but incurable, and its different affects on individuals based on their unique identities, culture, access to health care, and social support.

2: Mind Moments Ep. 62: Advanced Therapeutics in Parkinson and Movement Disorders

Mind Moments™, a podcast from NeurologyLive®, brings you an exclusive interview with Yasar Torres-Yaghi, MD, about the current state of therapeutic intervention for movement disorders, and this year's first annual Advanced Therapeutics in Movement & Related Disorders™ Congress, being put on by the PMD Alliance.

3: NeuroVoices: Neal Hermanowicz, MD, on Isolation’s Impact on Patient Burden in Parkinson Disease

The neurologist at Christus St Vincent Health System discussed a recently conducted survey on the effects of social isolation and the need to keep patients with Parkinson disease socially connected, particularly in the time of a global pandemic.

4: Unmet Needs and Advice for the Management of OFF Episodes in Parkinson Disease

In Episode 11 of this NeurologyLive® Peers & Perspectives series, "Practical Considerations in the Management of OFF-Episodes in Parkinson Disease," expert neurologists Laxman Bahroo, DO, and Sanjay Iyer, MD, provide insight on unmet needs, challenges to improve access to care, and highlight clinical pearls for the management of OFF episodes in Parkinson disease.

5: Building the Next Generation of Migraine Specialists: Rashmi B. Halker-Singh, MD, FAAN, and Paul Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS

Rashmi B. Halker-Singh, MD, FAAN, and Paul Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS, the respective chair and vice-chair of the Headache and Facial Pain Section of the American Academy of Neurology, provided insight on projects they feel are needed to advance the care of patients with migraine-related disorders.