This Week on NeurologyLive — July 12, 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!

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This week the MJH Life Sciences Medical World News streaming channel is airing fresh new episodes of your favorite shows on a daily basis. This week, NeurologyLive will be contributing to an episode of Behind the Science with Gina Mauro, which will showcase a number of experts in the treatment of stroke discussing some of the major topics in stroke care. The episode will feature Sana Somani, MD, MBBS, vascular neurology fellow, University of Maryland Medical Center; Jason Poon, MD, resident neurologist, University of Utah; Marian LaMonte, MD, MSN, FAAN, chief of neurology, Ascension Saint Agnes Hospital; Sheheryar A. Jamali, MD, neurologist, Mayo Clinic; and Neal S. Parikh, MD, MS, assistant professor of neurology, Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center.

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

In case you missed it, we launched a new 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, last week. New episodes are set to go live this week, where the panel will come together to discuss the diagnosis and treatment of advanced Parkinson disease, including recognition of symptoms, the burden patients experience, and disease progression, among other topics.

To catch up on the series, click here.

The NeurologyLive Peers & Perspectives series, "Treating Spinal Muscular Atrophy," is premiering new episodes! The series features John Brandsema, MD, and Julie Parsons, MD, who review the diagnosis and optimal management of spinal muscular atrophy. Catch up on their recent episodes, which covered getting an early referral to a neurologist for diagnosis and the beginnings of a conversation on targeted treatments, before the new episodes premiere.

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, July 7. This week, our post features the second half of our conversation with Yung Chyung, MD, chief medical officer, Scholar Rock, who discussed the phase 2 TOPAZ study of apitegromab in patients with spinal muscular atrophy. Chyung offered background on the greatest unmet needs in spinal muscular atrophy, the upcoming phase 3 trial of apitegromab, and whether the clinician community can expect a new drug application pending its success.

To check out the prior NeuroVoices conversations, click here.

More 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 this week! 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, with the conversations covering platform agents for MS treatment such as the interferons and glatiramer acetate, as well as a discussion of the history and mechanism of cladribine (Mavenclad; EMD Serono).

To catch up on the series, click here.

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, is set for Wednesday, July 21, at 7:00 PM ET. This time, the conversation will focus on the evolving rehabilitation strategies for patients with MS, and will feature Ahmed Obeidat, MD, PhD; Nicholas C. Ketchum, MD; Francois Bethoux, MD, who aim to share their insight into gait and ambulation issues, spasticity and its management, the incorporation of technology into rehabilitation, and the traditional versus nontraditional approaches,

To register for the broadcast for free, click here.

If you missed the previous webinar on June 16, 2021, don't worry! It featured a detailed discussion on the evolution of diagnosis and treating multiple sclerosis care during a pandemic featuring Ahmed Obeidat, MD, PhD; Anne Cross, MD; and Gloria von Geldern, MD, and you can now watch it on-demand by registering for free on the site.

To view the enduring version of the first 3 programs, click here for our Future Leaders in Neurology section.

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