NeurologyLive Friday 5 — May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020

Take 5 minutes to catch up on NeurologyLive's highlights from the week ending May 15, 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: Off Episodes in a 63-Year-Old Woman with Parkinson Disease

Fernando L. Pagan, MD, provides rationale for approaching treatment options for a patient with Parkinson disease experiencing off episodes.

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2: The State of Stroke Care: Adjusting to COVID-19 and Recent Research

The director of the Stroke Center at Banner-University Medicine Neuroscience Institute discussed the possible link between COVID-19 and stroke and offered an update on recent research in the stroke care landscape.

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3: Peer Exchange: Motor Testing to Assess Patients With SMA

Expert neurologists detail motor evaluation tools for spinal muscular atrophy, including the CHOP INTEND, Hammersmith, and Bayley tests. The use of these tools varies depending the on the patient population.

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4: Richard Finkel, MD: St. Jude Takes Major Step in Neurology Sphere

Finkel discussed his new role at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where he'll head up the new Center for Experimental Neurotherapeutics.

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5: Podcast: Neurology and COVID-19: Perspectives From the Front Line

"Mind Moments," a podcast from NeurologyLive, brings you an exclusive interview with Jennifer Frontera, MD, who shares her front-line experience as a neurocritical care physician.

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