NeurologyLive Friday 5 — July 2, 2021


Take 5 minutes to catch up on NeurologyLive's highlights from the week ending July 2, 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: Peers & Perspectives: Family Planning and Behavior Issues Associated with Dravet Syndrome

In this segment of the NeurologyLive Peers & Perspectives series, "Comprehensive Management of Dravet Syndrome," Joseph Sullivan, MD, and Elaine C. Wirrell, MD, offer considerations for genetic testing regarding family planning as well as behavioral issues associated with Dravet syndrome.

2: NeuroVoices: Valentina Popova, MD, on Pediatric Migraine Awareness and Management

In light of June's place on the calendar as National Headache and Migraine Awareness Month, the pediatric headache specialist at NYU Langone discussed the current approach to treating pediatric migraine, the signs and symptoms associated with the disease, and whether awareness levels are where they need to be among physicians and the public.

3: Podcast Episode 41: Consensus MRI Guidelines for MS

"Mind Moments," a podcast from NeurologyLive, brings you an exclusive interview with Scott D. Newsome, DO, and David Li, MD, FRCPC, on the recent consensus guidelines that were published and developed by the MAGNIMS study group; the CMSC working group; and the NAIMS MRI Guidelines working group, in partnership, that marked a massive undertaking in the field of multiple sclerosis care.

4: Public, Private Sector Collaboration Essential to Aducanumab's Success in Alzheimer Disease: Ian Kremer

The executive director of the LEAD Coalition called for greater collaboration and support from the government and the healthcare community in order to boost health equity and pointed out the collaborative team approach that needs to exist in order to provide better care for people at risk for Alzheimer disease and those with the degenerative disease.

5: Peer Exchange: Treatment Strategy for Relapsing MS

In this segment of the NeurologyLive Peer Exchange series, "Optimal Management of Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis," experts in MS, including Fred D. Lublin, MD; Ravi Dukkipati, MD; Gavin Giovannoni, MD; and Lauren Gluck, MD, provide an overview of treatment strategies and selection in relapsing disease.


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The fourth installment of our webinar series, "The Ever-Changing Face of Multiple Sclerosis," put on in partnership with the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, is set for Wednesday, July 21, at 7:00 PM ET. This time, the conversation will focus on the evolving rehabilitation strategies for patients with MS, and will feature Ahmed Obeidat, MD, PhD; Nicholas C. Ketchum, MD; Francois Bethoux, MD, who aim to share their insight into gait and ambulation issues, spasticity and its management, the incorporation of technology into rehabilitation, and the traditional versus nontraditional approaches,

To register for the broadcast for free, click here. To view the on-demand versions of the first 3 programs, click here for our Future Leaders in Neurology section.

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