NeurologyLive Friday 5 — July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020

Take 5 minutes to catch up on NeurologyLive's highlights from the week ending July 17, 2020.

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: Insights: Multidisciplinary Management of DMD

The multidisciplinary management of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy is discussed by experts Crystal Proud, MD, and Amy D. Harper, MD.

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2: Kathleen Digre, MD, on Eye Pain and Photophobia in Migraine

Despite its ranking as a "most bothersome symptom" among migraineurs, eye pain and photophobia often go ignored or under-treated in the headache clinic.

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3: Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Promise, Moves to Phase 3

The findings support the advancement of a 100-mcg dose vaccine to a phase 3 trial assessment in later summer 2020, while a phase 2 trial of a pair of different doses continues among 600 healthy adults.

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4: Post Hoc Analysis: Phase 3 ASCLEPIOS I and II Trials in Relapsing MS

In the post hoc analysis from the phase 3 ASCLEPIOS I and II trials presented at the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) 2020 Annual Meeting, subcutaneous ofatumumab is compared with oral teriflunomide in relapsing multiple sclerosis.

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5: Eyiyemisi Damisah, MD: The Relationship Between Microglia and Astrocytes

The assistant professor of neurosurgery at Yale School of Medicine discussed the observations she and colleagues have made of the relationship between microglia and astrocytes in the cell death process.

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