This Week on NeurologyLive — March 15, 2021

March 15, 2021
NeurologyLive Staff

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!

On Tuesday, March 16, 2021, the first episodes of the NeurologyLive Peer Exchange series, "Management of Progressive Multiple Sclerosis," will premiere. This new series includes expert insight and opinions on the clinical care of this patient population from Joseph R. Berger, MD; Robert Fox, MD; Kristen Krysko, MD; and Fred D. Lublin, MD; with the conversation moderated by Bruce Cree, MD, PhD.

To check out this and other Peer Exchange series, click here.

The NeurologyLive team is set to offer coverage of 2 ongoing medical conferences this week: the Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinical and Scientific Conference (MDA 2021), which runs from March 15-17, and the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference (ISC 2021), which runs from March 17-19. The team will be covering the latest from the virtual conference floors, including data and interviews with the experts.

To check out the latest MDA 2021 coverage, click here. To check out the latest ISC 2021 coverage, click here.

A conversation with Carl V. Hill, PhD, MPH, chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer, Alzheimer’s Association, will air during NeurologyLive's segment on the Medical World News channel this Thursday, March 18, 2021. Hill offered some insight into the annual Fact and Figures report’s findings and what the Association is learning about the current state of racial and ethnic attitudes among those with Alzheimer and dementia. He also shared ways that physicians and clinical caregivers can get involved in health equity practices.

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

More episodes from the NeurologyLive Peers and Perspectives series, "Treating Narcolepsy and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness," featuring Alon Avidan, MD, MPH, director, Sleep Disorders Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA; and Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD, director, Center for Circadian and Sleep Medicine, and Chief of Sleep Medicine, Department of Neurology, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, are set to go live. The pair discusses the latest advances and best practices in the care of those with narcolepsy.

To catch up on the series, click here.

The latest in our NeuroVoices series, dedicated to conversations with leaders in the neurology community, will go live this Wednesday, March 17, 2021. This edition features Anne Kever, PhD, postdoctoral researcher, Columbia University, who joins to discuss her research from ACTRIMS Forum 2021, which found that diagnosis disclosure and concealment attitudes are more related to anxiety and depression in persons with multiple sclerosis.

To check out the prior NeuroVoices conversations, click here.

New episodes of the NeurologyLive Cure Connections series, "The Migraine Patient Journey: Episodic Migraine and CGRP Inhibitors," are premiering this week. This group conversation is moderated by Philippa Cheetham, MBChB, MRCS, MD, FRCS, and includes Jessica Ailani, MD, a headache specialist at MedStar Georgetown, and Jill Dehlin, RN, a patient advocate. They offer patient and clinician insight regarding the challenges associated with migraine and share some of their best approaches to preventing and managing attacks with lifestyle intervention and newer therapies.

To catch up on the series, click here.

In Case You Missed It: Episode 31 of the NeurologyLive "Mind Moments" podcast aired last Friday, and features an exclusive conversation with Stewart Factor, DO, professor of neurology, and director, Jean and Paul Amos Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program, Emory University School of Medicine.

To subscribe on your favorite podcast player, click here.

The NeurologyLive team is still conducting coverage of the ACTRIMS Forum 2021 this week. The meeting kicked off virtually in the last week of February, and our coverage will extend into the next few weeks. You can expect to see data from the top clinical presentations, as well as interviews with the experts about the ongoing conversations and themes in multiple sclerosis care.

To check out the latest ACTRIMS 2021 coverage, click here.