Dec 14, 2015
1) Neurology® Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation Journal: Basal ganglia T1-hyperintensity in LGI1-autoantibody faciobrachial dystonic seizures 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. Jeff Waugh interviews Dr. Eoin Flanagan about his Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation paper on basal ganglia T1-hyperintensity in LGI1-autoantibody faciobrachial dystonic seizures. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about genetic testing in facioscapulohumeral dystrophy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Steve Ringel about a Neurology Today story on the topic of immunotherapy for autoimmune cerebellar ataxia. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Numis, Burns and Ringel.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. 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. Ringel serves as editor of Neurology Today.NO CME WILL BE OFFERED THIS WEEK.