This Week on NeurologyLive — April 26, 2021


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!

Starting today, the April 2021 print issue of NeurologyLive is now available on our website. Over the next several days, a new piece from the issue will be posted on the site, beginning with the Letter from the Editor, which will go live at 11 AM today. Some of the features included are "Magnetic Resonance’s Impact on Diagnosis, Prognostication, and Therapeutic Approaches in Neuromuscular Disorders," by Kenneth Bender, PharmD, MA; "A Critical Evaluation of Disease-Modifying Strategies in Parkinson Disease," by Fernando L. Pagan, MD, Charbel Moussa, MBBS, PhD, and Yasar Torres-Yaghi, MD; and "Neurosurgery and Parkinson Disease: Past, Present, and Future of Deep Brain Stimulation," by Atom Sarkar, MD, PhD, among others.

To view the issue in digital form, click here.

Throughout the week, the NeurologyLive Peer Exchange series, "Strategies in Treating Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis," adds more episodes. The series features a discussion on recommendations for appropriate treatment selection and use of high efficacy therapies as treatment for relapsing-remitting MS from a panel including Scott D. Newsome, DO, MSCS, FAAN; Patricia K. Coyle, MD; Robert Fox, MD; and Clyde E. Markowitz, MD. Thus far, they've discussed the diagnosis of MS and the revisions to the McDonald criteria.

To catch up on the series, click here.

This week, new episodes of the NeurologyLive Peer Exchange series, "The Changing Landscape in the Treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy," go live. The series features Crystal Proud, MD; Claudia Chiriboga, MD, MPH; Tom Crawford, MD; Basil Darras, MD; and Carolina Tesi Rocha, MD, who come together to discuss the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of spinal muscular atrophy and consider data from recent clinical trials of disease-modifying therapy options.

To catch up on the series, click here.

The latest in our NeuroVoices series, dedicated to conversations with leaders in the neurology community, goes live on Wednesday, April 28. This week's features Neal Parikh, MD, MS, neurologist, Weill Cornell Medicine. Parikh discussed his presentation at the recently concluded AAN Annual Meeting which looked at nationwide racial disparities in smoking cessation after stroke. He detailed the factors attributable to these differences, and ways that smoking cessation interventions can be more streamlined and available for all patients.

To check out the prior NeuroVoices conversations, 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 Friday, April 30, NeurologyLive will appear on the new show "Inside the Practice." The show will feature Jill Giordano Farmer, DO, MPH, director, Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorder Program, Global Neurosciences Institute; and assistant professor of neurology, Drexel College of Medicine, who discusses her experiences in and the differences between the academic, hospital, and private practice settings.

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

The NeurologyLive Peers & Perspectives series, "Managing OFF Episodes in Parkinson’s Disease," will air brand new episodes this week! In this series, Laxman Bahroo, DO, and Mindy K. Bixby, DO, discuss a number of clinical topics around defining OFF episodes in Parkinson disease, including how they are often unpredictable and variable in their severity. Thus far, they've shared their insight in the use of subcutaneous apomorphine and sublingual apomorphine in Parkinson, as well as comparisons between the therapies, among other key points.

To catch up on the series, click here.

On Friday, April 23, episode 35 of the NeurologyLive "Mind Moments" podcast will go live. This iteration will feature an exclusive conversation with a number of experts in neurology, all of whom will be sharing their insights into data from the latest studies, presentations on clinical care, and the hot topics in neurology that were covered at this year's American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting.

To subscribe on your favorite podcast player, click here.

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