This Week on NeurologyLive — July 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!

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The latest in our NeuroVoices series, dedicated to conversations with leaders in the neurology community, goes live on Wednesday, July 28. This week, our post features Paul Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS, who discussed his recently published review and case series of the diagnosis and management of posttraumatic headache with associated painful cranial neuralgias. The assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School discussed the symptoms of these neuralgias and how they differ from more common headaches, the lack of awareness within the clinician community, and the greatest needs for patients with posttraumatic headache.

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.

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 Deep Dive, which will feature a 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 discussed the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's recently released a scientific statement titled "Primary Care of Adult Patients After Stroke," aimed at providing guidance for goal-directed, patient-centered care for poststroke adults with a specific focus on the role that primary care providers can play in this phase of care. The episode will stream online on Tuesday, July 27.

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.

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.

On Friday, July 30, episode 43 of the NeurologyLive "Mind Moments" podcast will premiere. This time, the podcast will feature an exclusive conversation with Jessica Zwerling, MD, director, Center for Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease, and associate director, Center for the Aging Brain, Montefiore Medical Center, who discussed the current state of telemedicine use among the Alzheimer disease patient population and whether or not the virtual visit is here to stay. She also detailed the importance of social determinants of health and the need to reach the population in the community with culturally relevant education approaches.

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The NeurologyLive Peers & Perspectives series, "Comprehensive Management of Dravet Syndrome," is premiering new episodes! The series features Joseph Sullivan, MD, and Elaine C. Wirrell, MD, who discuss the diagnosis, management, and treatment of Dravet Syndrome. In the most recent episodes, they've covered the management of therapies for patients with the rare epilepsy, including reviews of the latest approvals, such as fenfluramine (Fintepla; Zogenix) and cannabidiol (Epidiolex; GW Pharmaceuticals).

To catch up on the series, 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, is 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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