This Week on NeurologyLive — August 9, 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!

This week, several new episodes from our Peer Exchange series featuring a number of multiple sclerosis (MS) experts, called "Optimal Management of Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis" are set to go live! The experts, including Fred D. Lublin, MD; Ravi Dukkipati, MD; Gavin Giovannoni, MD; and Lauren Gluck, MD, explore several topics pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of relapsing MS in these new episodes, focusing on the use of teriflunomide (Aubagio; Sanofi) in relapsing MS and the importance of monitoring patient outcomes.

To catch up on the series, click here.

New episodes of the NeurologyLive Peer Exchange series, "Recognizing and Managing Advanced Parkinson Disease," featuring Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, MD; Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD; Aristide Merola, MD, PhD; and Michael J. Soileau, MD, are airing this week. The panel recently disucssed their personal experiences using technology and devices in advanced Parkinson disease management and how to identify disease that can be adequately controlled with the therapy. They'll be offering additional insight in new episodes.

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, August 11. This week, we spoke with Jacobo Mintzer, MD, MBA, who discussed ADMET 2, a phase 3 clinical trial that evaluated methylphenidate in Alzheimer disease apathy. The professor of health science at the Medical University of South Carolina provided in-depth commentary on the results presented at AAIC 2021, as well as topics regarding the prevalence of apathy, its distinction from depression, and the greatest unmet needs for patients who experience this symptom.

To check out the prior NeuroVoices conversations, click here.

On Friday, August 13, the latest episode of the NeurologyLive "Mind Moments" podcast will premiere! Episode 44 will feature an exclusive conversation with Mitchell S.V. Elkind, MD, MS, MPhil, president, American Heart Association, and chief, Division of Neurology Clinical Outcomes Research and Population Sciences, Columbia University. He joined the show to discuss the recently released AHA/ASA Secondary Stroke Prevention Guidelines and the organization's scientific statement calling for primary care physicians to be more involved in the poststroke care process, among other topics.

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New episodes of our video series, "Case-Based Insights: Expert Perspectives on the Treatment of Adult-Onset SMA," featuring expert neurologists Arun S. Varadhachary, MD, PhD, and James Wymer, MD, are set to air this week! The paid have discussed patient cases involving the treatment of adult-onset spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), including complete reviews of a number of facets of the care process. Thus far, they've introduced their cases and delivered expertise on the approach to each patient, with more to come this week.

To catch up on the series, click here.

This week, the MJH Life Sciences Medical World News streaming channel is preparing for season 3, which will begin airing its new episodes next week, on Monday, August 16. Now, though, is your chance to catch up on the shows you may have missed that feature your peers and colleagues in medicine, as well as get some insight into the ins and outs of other specialties. NeurologyLive has contributed to a number of shows in July, including Deep Dive, Behind the Science With Gina Mauro, and others! There are 2 seasons of show episodes to watch, so check out the library of available interviews, debates, and bits of advice.

To catch up and check out what's on the Medical World News channel now, or check out hundreds of episodes on-demand, click here.

In Case You Missed It: The fourth installment of our webinar series, "The Ever-Changing Face of Multiple Sclerosis," put on in partnership with the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, premiered on Wednesday, July 21. This time, the conversation focused on the evolving rehabilitation strategies for patients with MS, and featured Ahmed Obeidat, MD, PhD; Nicholas C. Ketchum, MD; Francois Bethoux, MD, who shared their insight into gait and ambulation issues, spasticity and its management, the incorporation of technology into rehabilitation, and the traditional versus nontraditional approaches.

To view the on-demand versions of the programs, click here for our Future Leaders in Neurology section.

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