Take 5 minutes to catch up on NeurologyLive's highlights from the week ending October 22, 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.
The director of the VA Southwest Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Centers spoke to the importance of utilizing palliative care principles in the regular care of Parkinson disease, and pointed clinicians to the newly formed International Neuropalliative Care Society, which will be virtually holding its first annual conference November 4-6, 2021.
"Mind Moments," a podcast from NeurologyLive, brings you an exclusive interview with Stephen Krieger, MD, professor of neurology, Icahn School of Medicine, and staff neurologist, Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for MS, Mount Sinai, who discussed the development of his topographical model of MS and how it has been leveraged to this point.
The director of the Mellen Center for MS Treatment and Research at Cleveland Clinic discussed the realistic outlook of mesenchymal stem cells and other approaches to progressive MS, and stressed the need to continue to try to break through the barriers of progressive MS, as it remains the most challenging form of MS to treat.
Episode 11 of the NeurologyLive CURE Connections series, "Managing Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders (NMOSD)," features Brian G. Weinshenker, MD, offering his envisionment of the future management of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders based on his involvement in research programs and treatment advances occurring in neurology.
Despite projections that aducanumab (Aduhelm; Biogen) would be widely adopted in clinical practice after its June 2021 approval, financial reports suggest a different story. Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS, offered her perspective on its clinical application thus far.
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