This Week on NeurologyLive — March 29, 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!

This week, there are more episodes of our Insights series, "Treating Narcolepsy and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness," coming to the site! Key opinion leaders in sleep medicine, Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD, and Alon Avidan, MD, MPH, discuss pharmacotherapeutic options for the management of narcolepsy symptoms and examine the safety and efficacy of potential treatments, among other topics.

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

The latest in our NeuroVoices series, dedicated to conversations with leaders in the neurology community, goes live on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. This time it features insight from Ralph Sacco, MD, MS, FAAN, FAHA, executive director of the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Sacco and his colleagues presented a number of abstracts at the International Stroke Conference 2021, March 17-19, with data from the Florida Stroke Registry. He outlined the registry itself and provided in-depth detail on the significance of each finding.

To check out the prior NeuroVoices conversations, click here.

A conversation with Wendy Ziai, MD, MPH, professor of neurology, Johns Hopkins University, and scientific steering committee member, Neurocritical Care Society Curing Coma Campaign, will air during NeurologyLive's segment on the Medical World News channel this Thursday, April 1, 2021. Ziai shared her insight on the state of care for coma, the misunderstandings about it, and the first World Coma Day, which took place on March 22, 2021.

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

New episodes of the NeurologyLive Peer Exchange series, "Management of Progressive Multiple Sclerosis," will premiere over the course of this week. The series features in-depth conversation and clinical insights from a panel including MS experts Joseph R. Berger, MD; Robert Fox, MD; Kristen Krysko, MD; and Fred D. Lublin, MD; with the conversation moderated by Bruce Cree, MD, PhD. Thus far, the group has covered the subtypes of secondary progressive MS, as well as the diagnosis and classification of disease.

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

New episodes of another NeurologyLive Peer Exchange series, "Recent Advances in the Treatment of Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis (hATTR)," will premiere this week. The panel conversation topics include the treatment of hATTR amyloidosis, new therapeutic options, and key practical perspectives on how recent data may apply to clinical practice. Led by John L. Berk, MD, the panel includes P. James B. Dyck, MD; Michael J. Polydefkis, MD; Thomas H. Brannagan III, MD; and Ronald Witteles, MD.

To catch up on the series, click here.

In Case You Missed It: 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.

Also, episode 32 of the NeurologyLive "Mind Moments" podcast aired Friday, featuring an exclusive conversation with Brian Grosberg, MD, director, Hartford HealthCare Headache Center, and professor of neurology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, who discussed the results of a recent study he and colleagues conducted assessing the knowledge of women's healthcare providers about migraine.

To listen now on your favorite podcast player, click here.

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