Feb 19, 2018
1. Featured Article: Intravenous thrombolysis and platelet count2. What’s Trending: Gene Drives, part IThis podcast begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the February 6, 2018, issue of Neurology. In the first segment, Dr. Kevin Barrett talks with Dr. Henrik Gensicke about his article on the effect of platelet count on bleeding risk and mortality in stroke patients treated with IV thrombolysis. In the second part of the podcast, you’ll hear the first part of Dr. Ted Burns’ interview with Dr. Kevin Esvelt about gene drives.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Barrett serves on the editorial board of Neurology and Neurohospitalist; has received research/grant support from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for serving on the executive committees of the CREST-2 and SHINE clinical trials; and receives publishing royalties from Wiley Blackwell. Dr. Gensicke receives research support from Swiss National Science Foundation (33CM30-124119 and P300PB_161071). Dr. Burns is the deputy section editor of the Neurology® podcast; has served on scientific advisory boards for Argenx, UCB, and CSL Behring; has received travel funding/speaker honoraria from Argenx and Alexion; and has received support for consulting activities from UCB Pharma and CSL Behring. Dr. Esvelt reports no disclosures.