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Feb 8, 2016

1) Mid-life milk consumption and substantia nigra neuron density at death2) What's Trending: Interview with Dr. Ray Dorsey about new Neurology site, which will be called Innovations in Care Delivery3) Topic of the month: Neurology Today story about should there be a moratorium on human germline editingThis 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. Binit Shah interviews Dr. Robert Abbott about his paper on mid-life milk consumption and substantia nigra neuro density at death. Dr. Robert Gross is interviewing Dr. Ray Dorsey for our “What's Trending” feature of the week about being the section editor and curator of our new Neurology site, which will be called Innovations in Care Delivery. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Thomas Bird about a Neurology Today story on the topic of should there be a moratorium on human germline editing. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Abbott serves as an editorial board member of Keio Journal of Medicine Journal of Epidemiology, and receives non-profit research support from Pacific Health Research and Education Institute.Dr. Gross is supported for educational endeavors from the University of Rochester Medical Center's Clinical and Translational Science Award from the NIH; since his appointment as Editor-in-Chief in 2009, he has ceased participation in industry-sponsored clinical trials and speakers' bureaus and receives an honorarium from AAN as Editor-in-Chief of Neurology.Dr. Dorsey serves on the scientific advisory board of Shire Pharmaceuticals, Huntington's Disease Society of America and NINDS; serves as Editor for HD Insights; serves as an editorial board member of the Journal of Huntington's Disease; serves as Section Editor and Curator for Innovations in Care Delivery mini-site Neurology; received travel funding and honoraria from the American Academy of Neurology; has a patent application related to telemedicine; includes telemedicine in his clinical practice as a movement disorder neurologist (20% effort); has received compensation for expert testimony; is a consultant for 23andME, Amgen, Avid radiopharmaceuticals, Clintrex, Lundbeck Inc, MC10, Inc., Shire Pharmaceuticals, MedAvante, Transpanency Life Sciences and NINDS; receives research support from AMC Health, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Biogen Idec, Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Lundbeck Inc, Medtronic, Inc., Prana Biotechnology, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality; NINDS, National Science Foundation, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute; Davis Phinney Foundation, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Sage Bionetworks.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. Bird serves as an editorial board member of; has a patent for Genetic testing technology for CMT1C and SCA14 and receives research support from the Department of Veterans' Affairs, Merit Research Grant.