NeurologyLive Friday 5 — January 15, 2021

January 15, 2021
NeurologyLive Staff

Take 5 minutes to catch up on NeurologyLive's highlights from the week ending January 15, 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: Podcast: Short, Sudden, Strange, Similar Spells

"Mind Moments," a podcast from NeurologyLive, brings you an exclusive interview with Jacqueline French, MD, of NYU Langone Health, about recently published data from the Human Epilepsy Project.

2: New AASM Guidelines Make Strong Recommendation for Behavioral Therapy in Chronic Insomnia

The new American Academy of Sleep Medicine guidelines are the first to use the GRADE system of evaluating behavioral insomnia therapies.

3: NeuroVoices: Fabio Nascimento, MD, on Improving EEG Education in Residency Programs

The clinical fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital detailed his research on neurology resident EEG education, and the increased need for more consistency throughout programs.

4: Standardized Screening for Developmental Milestones for SMA

Diana Castro, MD, and Garey H. Noritz, MD, discuss the standardized screening used by support staff to assess developmental milestones to assist in the recognition of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

5: Cenobamate’s Efficacy in Seizure Freedom and Decreasing Concomitant Medication Use

William Rosenfeld, MD, discusses the decreases his team observed in concomitant medication use with cenobamate in patients with focal seizures.