NeurologyLive® Friday 5 — August 18, 2023

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Take 5 minutes to catch up on NeurologyLive®'s highlights from the week ending August 18, 2023.

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: Advancing Care With Exon Skipping Therapies for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Vamshi Rao, MD

The associate professor of pediatrics in neurology and epilepsy at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine discussed the FDA-cleared phase 1/2 trial of an exon 50 skipping therapy to address the specific mutations causing Duchenne muscular dystrophy. [WATCH TIME: 6 minutes]

Advancing Care With Exon Skipping Therapies for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Vamshi Rao, MD

2: Building a Healthy Learning Environment for Young Medical Professionals: Alexandria Reynolds, PhD

The undergraduate program director at the University of South Carolina discussed the shift in teaching strategies for those in neurology and why more hands-on experience serves students better. [WATCH TIME: 5 minutes]

Building a Healthy Learning Environment for Young Medical Professionals: Alexandria Reynolds, PhD

3: NeuroVoices: Matthew Shepard, MD, on Use of GammaTile in Neurosurgery, Removal of Tumors

The neurosurgeon at Allegheny Health Network provided perspective on how GammaTile therapy is revolutionizing neurosurgery and post-operative processes of brain tumors.

NeuroVoices: Matthew Shepard, MD, on Use of GammaTile in Neurosurgery, Removal of Tumors

4: Seeking Clarity in Patient Stratification of Parkinson Disease: Mazen Elkurd, DO

The director of the Movement Disorders Center at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, a part of Baylor Scott & White Health, talked about the dilemma of stratifying patients with Parkinson disease based on various criteria and emphasized the need for a consensus on classification. [WATCH TIME: 3 minutes]

Seeking Clarity in Patient Stratification of Parkinson Disease: Mazen Elkurd, DO

5: Think Talk Treat, an Impactful Approach for Providers and Patients With Migraine: Bert B. Vargas, MD, FAHS, FAAN

The associate vice president of neuroscience, US Medical Affairs at Eli Lilly discussed the Think Talk Treat Migraine program which encourages both medical professionals and patients to identify migraine's effects. [WATCH TIME: 4 minutes]

Think Talk Treat, an Impactful Approach for Providers and Patients With Migraine: Bert B. Vargas, MD, FAHS, FAAN
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