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Aug 11, 2009

This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Interim Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andrew Southerland interview Dr. Farid Abdo about his paper on ataxia-telangiectasia in adulthood. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about the petite madelines phenomenon. The podcast concludes where Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Kapil Sethi for the Lesson of the Week (Toolbox) segment about paroxysmal movement disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Drs. Espay and Sethi. Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.Dr. Sethi serves on the editorial advisory board of the Journal, Current Neurology Neuroscience Review; has received personal compensation as a consultant/speaker for GlaxoSmithKline; Biogen Idec; Novartis; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.; Allergan, Inc.; and Ipsen Pharmaceuticals Inc.; receives research support from Biogen Idec; GlaxoSmithKline; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.; Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Novartis ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. and the NIH [NET-PD PROGENI]; has served as an expert consultant in a legal proceeding and was Treasurer of the AAN Foundation.