NeurologyLive® Friday 5 — March 11, 2022

Take 5 minutes to catch up on NeurologyLive®'s highlights from the week ending March 11, 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: Mind Moments Episode 59: AASM's Push to End Daylight Savings

Mind Moments, a podcast from NeurologyLive®, brings you an exclusive interview with Seema Khosla, MD, FCCP, FAASM, who shared her insight into the American Academy of Sleep Medicine's ongoing initiative to switch to a fixed standard time year-round, as well as offered her perspective on the current state of care for sleep disorders.

2: NeuroVoices: Jiwoh Oh, MD, PhD, on Radiologically Isolated Syndrome as a Precursor to MS

The staff neurologist and medical director of the Barlo Multiple Sclerosis Program at St Michaels Hospital provided insight on the use of biomarkers to improve management of RIS and uncover more as it relates to MS, and the need to create recommendations on the management of these patients.

3: Characteristics of and Prevention Methods for Cerebral Palsy: Bhooma Aravamuthan, MD, DPhil

The assistant professor of pediatric neurology at Washington University in St. Louis provided an overview of cerebral palsy and ways to reduce the risk of developing the condition, speaking to the need for more social interventions and empowering patients and their families with the tools they need to live as comfortably as possible.

4: Unique Aspects of Care for Women With Parkinson Disease: Indu Subramanian, MD

The director of the VA Southwest Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Centers and clinical professor of neurology at UCLA spoke to the importance of understanding the challenges specific to women with Parkinson disease.

5: Discussing the Need for Genetic Testing and Counseling in Parkinson Disease

With the Parkinson’s Foundation recently being granted Joint Accreditation and announcing a new and free CME course, James Beck, PhD, senior vice president and chief scientific officer of the organization, commented on the pivotal role genetic testing can play.