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NeurologyLive Friday 5 — October 15, 2021

Take 5 minutes to catch up on NeurologyLive's highlights from the week ending October 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: European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis Congress

NeurologyLive is covering all the latest news and updates that the virtual ECTRIMS Congress 2021 offers on therapeutic breakthroughs and top-line science in demyelinating disease, such as multiple sclerosis and NMOSD, among others, straight from the virtual conference floor.

2: MS Team Approach: Communication, Swallowing, and Case Review

In the fifth and final session of the "Managing Multiple Sclerosis: A Team Approach," put on in collaboration with the Consortium of MS Centers and International Organization of MS Rehabilitation Therapists, Patty Bobryk, PT, Carolyn Knoechel, SLP, Lacey Bromley, PT, PhD, and Christine Smith, OT, discuss the reexamination of a case study and communication & swallowing issues.

3: NeuroVoices: Robyn Blackford, RD, LDN, on the Process and Importance of Dietary Approaches to Epilepsy

The registered dietitian at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago provided knowledge on the how and why diets are constructed for patients with epilepsy. She provided insight on her daily operations, the process of tailoring diets properly, and the variation in diets available to patients.

4: Peer Exchange: Parkinson’s Disease: Why do OFF Episodes Occur?

Episode 2 of the NeurologyLive Peer Exchange series, "Parkinson’s Disease On-Demand Morning Therapy," brings you an exclusive discussion between Stuart Isaacson, MD; Laxman Bahroo, DO; Khashayar Dashtipor, MD; Daniel E. Kremens, MD, JD; and William Ondo, MD, on why OFF episodes occur and how soon they occur after starting levodopa treatment.

5: Understanding the Challenges of Migraine Through Personal Experience: Courtney White, MD

The headache specialist at Jefferson Headache Center discussed the array of issues patients with migraine face and why her personal experience may resonate with patients. She offered her perspective on the challenges for patients, along with how her story has impacted her education and clinical career as a headache specialist.

Introducing: Giants of Multiple Sclerosis™

Recognize and celebrate the individuals who have achieved landmark successes within multiple sclerosis! Giants of Multiple Sclerosis™ is a premier neuroscience award that celebrates pioneers, innovators, and future generations of leaders who have been selected by their peers for their remarkable achievements in Multiple Sclerosis.

More information will be announced at a welcome reception during the 2021 Consortium of MS Centers Annual Meeting.

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