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Apr 23, 2018

1. Featured Article: Practice guideline recommendations summary: Disease-modifying therapies for adults with multiple sclerosis2. What’s Trending: Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders during 1990–2015 (from Lancet Neurology)This Neurology® Podcast begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the April 24, 2018, print issue of Neurology. In the first segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy talks with Dr. Alexander Rae-Grant about the AAN Practice Guideline on disease-modifying therapies for adults with multiple sclerosis. For the “What’s Trending” segment, Dr. Jason Crowell interviews Dr. Theo Vos about findings from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study and the growing need for clinicians with neurologic expertise.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Clardy has received research support from Western Institute for Biomedical Research (WIBR). Dr. Rae-Grant has served on the Neurology Evidence Review Team, 2011-2018; receives publishing royalties from Handbook of Multiple Sclerosis (Springer Healthcare, 2010), Comprehensive review of clinical neurology, (Wolters Kluwer, 2012), 5 minute consult in neurology (Wolters Klower, 2012), Comprehensive review of clinical neurology second edition ( LWW, 2016), Ultimate review of neurology (DEMOS 2016), and Multiple Sclerosis and Related disorders (DEMOS, 2014); edits neurology chapters for Dynamic Medical, an online text book of medicine which is funded via library subscriptions; was involved in a clinical trial of biotin for multiple sclerosis with MedDay (no personal remuneration); and receives research support from NIH (grant #A6022304). Dr. Crowell reports no disclosures.