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Aug 22, 2011

1) Spinal cord lymphoma and 2) Topic of the month: Stroke and stroke care. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Jennie Taylor interviews Drs. Mark Keegan and Eoin Flanagan about their paper on spinal cord lymphoma. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about palatal myoclonus. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Mark Eckman about new anticoagulants. Next week, Dr. Kissela will interview Dr. Tom Brott about CREST. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Keegan, Fugate, Kissela and Eckman.Dr. Keegan serves as Clinical Pathological Conference Section Co-Editor for Neurology® and neurology podcast Panel and Chief Editor for eMedicine; and has served as a consultant for Novartis.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Kissela has served on the scientific advisory board for for Allergan, Inc.; receives honoraria from Allergan, Inc; receives research support from the NIH; and gave expert testimony in medico legal cases related to stroke. Dr. Eckman has served as an editorial board member of the American College of Physicians PIER chapter, is a consultant for Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc., receives research support from the NIH, Merck Serono, Gilead Sciences, Inc., and The Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making.