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Feb 18, 2013

1) Advanced neurologic disease applications and 2) Topic of the month: Child neurology topics. 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. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Robert Holloway about his paper on advanced neurologic disease. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about exploding head syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Jeff Waugh interviews Dr. Blaise Bourgeois about the topic of pediatric epilepsy. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Holloway, Karam and Bourgeois.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals.Dr. Holloway serves as an Associate Editor of Neurology Today; is a consultant for Milliman Guidelines Inc.; and receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Karam served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Bourgeois served as a one-time consultant to Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.; serves on the Data and Safety Monitoring Board for Pfizer Inc; receives research support from Lundbeck Inc.; receives royalties from the publication of Pediatric Epilepsy, 3d Edition and The Epilepsy Prescriber's Guide to Antiepileptic Drugs and one of several people holding a patent on technology that allows patient-specific early seizure detection based on EEG recording in patients with epileptic seizures.