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Aug 25, 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. Michael Sowell interview Dr. Tobias Kurth about his paper on risk of cardiovascular disease in women. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about mirror movements. The podcast concludes where Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Sheng-Han Kuo for the Lesson of the Week segment about his paper for the Resident & Fellow Section on translational research in movement disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except for Drs. Espay and Kurth. 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. Kurth has received funding for travel from the Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation; received honoraria for educational lectures from Genzyme and Pfizer; serves as a consultant to i3 Drug Safety and WHISCON, two for-profit companies evaluating drug safety and surveillance; receives research support from Merck (IISP ID# 35437) to study associations between migraine and cardiovascular disease and from the NIH [HL091880 (PI); NS061836 (PI)].