Take 5 minutes to catch up on NeurologyLive®'s highlights from the week ending February 17, 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.
For International Epilepsy Day— February 14, 2023—the team has culminated some of the biggest pieces of news and insightful exchanges with physicians to offer updates on new developments in literature and expert opinions about stroke to spread awareness on the prevention and treatment of the condition.
In episode 10 of this Peer Exchange, the panel of experts in neurology consider best practices for management based on the type of spinal muscular atrophy, age, and the therapy received. The NeurologyLive® series panel features Juliana Gurgel Giannetti, PhD, Rodrigo de Holanda Mendonça, MD, and Adriana Banzzatto Ortega, MD.
In the latest edition of our in-depth Q&A series, the director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Mayo Clinic provided insight on new considerations for interpreting data from cognitive and functional measures in trials assessing agents for Alzheimer disease. He discussed the complexities of identifying clinically meaningful benefit, potential for adaptive trials, and the lessons learned from antiamyloid therapies like aducanumab and lecanemab.
As one of few African American males focusing on pediatric epilepsy research, Jon A. Cokley, PharmD, BCPPS, a pediatric neurology clinical pharmacy specialist at Texas Children’s Hospital and a neurology instructor at Baylor College of Medicine, hopes his work can help increase awareness, and address biases that exist in healthcare and hopes to help foster a dialogue that can be more inclusive for the benefit of patients living with epilepsy.
For Valentine’s Day, the senior behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation sat down with NeurologyLive® in an interview to discuss the motivations behind writing her book, “Sharing the Covers – A Couple’s Guide for Better Sleep”. Based on her previous research, she shared her clinical perspective of what is currently known about sleep health in relation to the health of a romantic relationship.[WATCH TIME: 5 minutes]