This Week on NeurologyLive — June 28, 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, also goes live on Wednesday, June 30. This week, our post features a conversation with Valentina Popova, MD, about the importance and impact of National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month. The pediatric headache specialist at NYU Langone sat down to also discuss the signs and symptoms of pediatric migraine, how migraines are currently managed in children, and the impact that negative stigmas from society can have on receiving the most optimal care for patients.

To check out the prior NeuroVoices conversations, 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 not be contributing to the show listings, but that doesn't mean that there won't be relevant episodes showing up. Whether you'd like to learn more about your peers' talents and hobbies with an After Hours episode, find out new ways to stay on top of your mental health and burnout levels with Wellbeing Checkup, or itching to learn more about the inner workings of hospitals and institutions around the country with an episode of Inside the Practice, there is something for you.

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.

The NeurologyLive Peer Exchange series, "Redefining Treatment Outcomes in Dravet Syndrome," is premiering new episodes! The series offers recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with Dravet syndrome and features insights from experts in the treatment of the rare epilepsy, including Joseph Sullivan, MD; Trevor J. Resnick, MD; Elizabeth A. Thiele MD, PhD; and Elaine C. Wirrell, MD. Thus far, the group has provided an overview of Dravet syndrome and explored why the early diagnosis is vital to care, which patient profiles should be noted for ordering genetic testing, and what to do with those results.

To catch up on the series, click here.

On Friday, July 2, episode 41 of the NeurologyLive "Mind Moments" podcast will premiere. This time, the podcast will feature an exclusive conversation with CMSC president Scott D. Newsome, DO, the director of the Neurosciences Consultation and Infusion Center at Green Spring Station, and an associate professor of neurology at Johns Hopkins Medicine; and David Li, MD, FRCPC, professor of radiology, associate member in neurology, and director of the University of British Columbia Multiple Sclerosis/MRI Research Group at the University of British Columbia, to discuss the newly published consensus guidelines for MRI use in multiple sclerosis. The guidelines were developed by the Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis (MAGNIMS) study group; the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) working group; and the North America Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis (NAIMS) MRI Guidelines working group, in partnership, and mark a massive undertaking in the space.

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We've launched a new NeurologyLive Insights series featuring John Brandsema, MD, and Julie Parsons, MD, who review the diagnosis and optimal management of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). This week, new episodes of the series, called "Treating Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)," will go live that cover the management of the neuromuscular disorder—including the importance of a multidisciplinary approach—and the classification of patients.

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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