This Week on NeurologyLive — March 8, 2021

March 8, 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!

Today, March 8, 2021, the first episodes of the NeurologyLive Peers and Perspectives series, "Treating Narcolepsy and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness," are set to premiere. The series features sleep experts 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, who discuss 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 10. This time, it features XinQi Dong, MD, MPH, director, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University. Dong stopped by to discuss a report he and his colleagues published on assessing the evidence on care interventions for persons living with dementia and caregivers, as well as informing decision making about which interventions should be broadly disseminated and implemented.

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.

A conversation with Jeffrey Cohen, MD, president, Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS), and director, Mellen Center for MS Treatment and Research, Cleveland Clinic, will air during NeurologyLive's segment on the Medical World News channel this Thursday, March 11, 2021. Cohen discussed the recent ACTRIMS Forum and offered his perspective on the meeting, the data presented, and the takeaways.

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

Episode 31 of the NeurologyLive "Mind Moments" podcast will air this Friday, March 12, 2021, featuring a 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. Factor spoke to the current pipeline for Parkinson disease and how it has evolved over the last several years, as well as the state of science and clinical management.

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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.