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Nov 30, 2015

1) Endovascular versus medical management of acute ischemic stroke and 2) Topic of the month: Neurology Today: Recent Publications. 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. Kevin Barrett interviews Dr. Brad Worrall about his paper on endovascular versus medical management of acute ischemic stroke. Dr. Ted Burns is interviewing Dr. Daniel Kaufer for our “What's Trending” feature of the week about the AAN Behavioral Neurology Section Workgroup paper on improving clinical cognitive testing. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Steve Ringel about a Neurology Today story on the topic of defective nuclear transport and endogenous retrovirus in ALS. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Barrett, Worrall, Burns, Kaufer and Ringel.Dr. Kevin Barrett serves as an Associate Editor of Neurohospitalist; serves as an editorial board member of Neurology; and receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Worrall serves as Associate Editor for Neurology®; receives royalties as Chapter Author for Merritt's Neurology editions 10, 11, and 12; and receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with UCB, CSL Behring, Walgreens and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Dr. Kaufer is a consultant for Janssen Research and Development; receives research support from TauRx Therapeutics Ltd, Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., Guardian Angel Thrift Fund, National Football League Players Association and the NIH.Dr. Ringel serves as editor of Neurology Today.