This Week on NeurologyLive — April 5, 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!

On Friday, Episode 33 of the NeurologyLive "Mind Moments" podcast will air, 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 (CNs/NDDs) regarding their involvement in the diagnostic process for cerebral palsy (CP). Despite their desire to be involved, they are often excluded for various reasons.

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

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

To check out this and other Peer Exchange 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 are set to premiere! This week, on Friday, April 9, NeurologyLive will appear on the new show "Wellbeing Checkup," as Indu Subramanian, MD, director, VA Southwest Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Centers, and assistant professor of neurology, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, offers her tips and tricks to staying well.

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

New episodes of the NeurologyLive Peer Exchange series, "Management of Progressive Multiple Sclerosis," will premiere over the course of this week. MS experts Joseph R. Berger, MD; Robert Fox, MD; Kristen Krysko, MD; and Fred D. Lublin, MD, come together to have an in-depth conversation and share their clinical insights moderated by Bruce Cree, MD, PhD. Thus far, the group has covered the subtypes of secondary progressive MS, as well as the diagnosis and classification of disease, among other topics.

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

The latest in our NeuroVoices series, dedicated to conversations with leaders in the neurology community, goes live on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. This time it features insight from Rodolfo Savica, MD, PhD, consultant, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic. As part of Parkinson Disease (PD) Awareness Month, Savica discussed the state of the disease, the most pressing needs within research, and where PD care could go in the next decade. He also detailed the pros and cons of the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the PD population and how our knowledge of the disease has expanded in recent years.

To check out the prior NeuroVoices conversations, click here.

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.

Coming Up Soon: The NeurologyLive team is gearing up for the upcoming American Academy of Neurology's 2021 annual meeting, with a number of previews and early looks into this year's conference set to appear in the coming weeks. For the latest data and interviews with key speakers, be sure to check back regularly.

To check out the latest conference coverage, click here.

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