Aug 13, 2018
1. Neurology® Clinical Practice: Safety and efficacy of plasma exchange in pediatric transverse myelitis2. Clopidogrel and aspirin in acute ischemic stroke and high-risk TIA (POINT study)Dr. Stacey Clardy talks with Dr. Benjamin Greenberg about his paper on therapeutic plasma exchange in a cohort of pediatric transverse myelitis patients. Next, Will Rondeau interviews Dr. Clay Johnston about findings from the POINT study on clopidogrel and aspirin in acute ischemic stroke.DISCLOSURES:Dr. Clardy has received research support from Western Institute for Biomedical Research (WIBR).Dr. Greenberg has received travel funding from the Transverse Myelitis Association; has filed has filed patents on the use of antibody biology in multiple sclerosis; has consulted for Novartis, Alexion, and EMD Serono; and has received research support from Medimmune, Chugai, Medday, Genentech, NIH (RO1 NS071463), Unviersity of Texas Southwestern, Guthy Jackson Foundation, PCORI, Transverse Myelitis Association, and the National MS Society.Dr. Johnston has received travel reimbursements from the National Academies of Sciences, US News, Austin Chamber of Commerce, Johns Hopkins, UT Health Science Center, University of Utah Medical School, Medtronic, Astrazeneca, University of Rochester NY, and Duke University; has received research support from AstraZeneca, NIH/NCATS (UL1 RR024131), UCSF Clinical-Translational Science Institute, and NIH/NINDS (U01 NS062835-01A1, U01 NS062835).Mr. Rondeau reports no disclosures.