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Feb 2, 2015

1) Optimal achieved blood pressure in acute intracerebral hemorrhage and 2) Topic of the month: Autoimmune and paraneoplastic encephalitis. 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. Mike Brogan interviews Dr. Craig Anderson about his paper on the optimal achieved blood pressure in acute intracerebral hemorrhage. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about neuropathy in Fabry disease. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Stacy Clardy interviews Dr. Josep Dalmau about the topic of autoimmune and paraneoplastic encephalitis and how recent discoveries have changed our understanding of these disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Anderson, Numis and Dalmau.Dr. Anderson serves as an editorial board member of Stroke, Cerebrovascular Diseases, and Medical Journal of Australia; receives honoraria from serving on the scientific advisory board for Pfizer Inc and The Medicines Company; receives funding for travel from Takeda China and Covidien; and receives research support from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Dalmau serves as an editorial board member of Neurology® and UptoDate; serves as Editor-in-Chief of Neurology® Neuroimmunology and Neuroimflammation; is a consultant for Advance Medical; receives royalties for the following patents: Patent Ma2 autoantibody test, Patent NMDAR autoantibody test, patent application for the use of GABA(B) receptor, DPPX and IgLON5 autoantibody tests; received license fee payments for DPPX and IgLON5 autoantibody tests from Euroimmun; receives research support from Euroimmun, ISCIII, and the NIH.