This Week on NeurologyLive — February 8, 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!

The latest in our NeuroVoices series, dedicated to conversations with leaders in the neurology community, will go live this Wednesday, February 10. This time, our featured guests are the duo of Slavina Goleva, graduate student, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Lea Davis, PhD, associate professor, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute. They discussed their recently published research on the epidemiology of functional seizures, and their associations with cerebrovascular disease, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and sexual assault trauma.

To check out the prior NeuroVoices conversations, click here.

A conversation with Stewart Factor, DO, professor of neurology, and Director, Movement Disorders Program, and Vance Lanier Chair of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, will air during NeurologyLive's segment on the Medical World News channel this Thursday, February 11, 2021. Factor speaks about the current state of care management for patients with Parkinson disease, including the challenges, his excitement about the therapeutic pipeline, and how COVID-19 has impacted the paradigm.

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

Episode 29 of the NeurologyLive "Mind Moments" podcast will air on Friday this week. The episode, in honor of Seizure Action Plan Awareness Week and in collaboration with the Dravet Syndrome Foundation, Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Foundation, features a roundtable discussion covering both a physician and patient perspective. Scott Perry, MD; Orrin Devinsky, MD; and Tracy Salazar, PhD, headline the contributors to the discussion.

To subscribe on your favorite podcast player, click here.

This week, all of the NeurologyLive Cure Connections series, "The Multiple Sclerosis Patient Journey," has been made available to view! This group conversation is led by June Halper, MSN, MSCN, who is joined by Patricia K. Coyle, MD, and Frederick Foley, PhD, as well as patient and care partner Ann Moore and Kathy Zelles. They discuss the specifics of patients' journies with MS and offer their perspectives on various facets of the disease.

To catch up on the rest of the series, click here.

In case you missed it: Our coverage of the American Epilepsy Society (AES) Annual Meeting is still ongoing here on NeurologyLive! A number of expert interviews are still being conducted, including with conference chair Barbara Jobst, MD, to learn and speak more about the data presented at the conference, as well as how the latest updates from the virtual conference floor are expected to impact clinical practice.

To catch up on post-AES 2020 coverage and expert perspectives, click here.

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