This Week on NeurologyLive — April 12, 2021

April 12, 2021
NeurologyLive Staff

Here's what is coming soon to NeurologyLive.

Every week, the NeurologyLive staff prepares this preview of what to expect from our coverage. This week on NeurologyLive, there are a number of hot topics that we will be posting throughout the week. As always, our weekly coverage extends beyond just these topics, so make sure to check out the rest of the site!

The NeurologyLive team is gearing up for the upcoming American Academy of Neurology's 2021 annual meeting—which kicks off on Saturday, April 17—the coverage of which will feature in-depth looks at the top data and presentations at this year's conference. Additionally, the team will be conducting interviews with key speakers, researchers, and clinicians, so be sure to check back regularly for the latest. You can also follow along on Twitter with #AANAM.

To check out the latest conference coverage, click here.

Brand new episodes of another NeurologyLive Peer Exchange series, "Recent Advances in the Treatment of Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis (hATTR)," will premiere this week. The panel conversation topics include the treatment of hATTR amyloidosis, new therapeutic options, and key practical perspectives on how recent data may apply to clinical practice. Led by John L. Berk, MD, the panel includes P. James B. Dyck, MD; Michael J. Polydefkis, MD; Thomas H. Brannagan III, MD; and Ronald Witteles, MD.

To catch up on the series, click here.

The NeurologyLive CURE Connection series, "Strategies for Managing Progressive Multiple Sclerosis During COVID-19," will air new episodes throughout the week. A panel including an expert neurologist, Mary Ann Picone, MD, as well as a patient with MS, and hosted by CMSC's own June Halper, MSN, MSCN, provides their perspectives on the overall management of progressive multiple sclerosis and the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on these processes.

To catch up on the series, click here.

Be sure to check out the MJH Life Sciences Medical World News channel this week, as a number of new shows featuring peers and colleagues in medicine will air! This week, on Tuesday, April 13, NeurologyLive will appear on the new show "Deep Dive," as Dan Volz, the president of Neurovascular Business at Medtronic, and Dileep Yavagal, MD, the chair of MT2020+ and a professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, speak to the recent partnership between MT2020+ and Medtronic to improve stroke care globally.

To check out what's on the Medical World News channel now, click here.

The latest in our NeuroVoices series, dedicated to conversations with leaders in the neurology community, goes live on Wednesday, April 15, 2021. This week's features the second half of a conversation with Ralph Sacco, MD, MS, FAAN, FAHA. Sacco, chair of neurology and Olemberg Family Chair of Neurological Disorders at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, discussed research involving social determinants of health, ways to improve racial and ethnic disparities in stroke care, and notable presentations from the International Stroke Conference 2021 regarding stroke and its associations with COVID-19.

To check out the prior NeuroVoices conversations, click here.

This week, more episodes of our Insights series, "Treating Narcolepsy and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness," are premiering on the site! The series features key opinion leaders in sleep medicine, Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD, and Alon Avidan, MD, MPH, who discuss pharmacotherapeutic options for the management of narcolepsy symptoms and examine the safety and efficacy of potential treatments, among other topics in clinical care.

To check out this and other Peer Exchange series, click here.

In Case You Missed It: Episode 33 of the NeurologyLive "Mind Moments" podcast recently aired, featuring an exclusive conversation with Bhooma Aravamuthan, MD, DPhil, assistant professor of pediatric neurology, Department of Neurology at Washington University in St. Louis, who discussed a recent survey of child neurologists and neurodevelopmentalists regarding their involvement in the diagnostic process for cerebral palsy. Despite their desire to be involved, they are often excluded for various reasons.

To listen now on your favorite podcast player, click here.