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Feb 15, 2016

1) Neurology® Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation: Vasculitis neuropathy following exposure to minocycline 2) e-Pearl topic: Primary progressive aphasia3) Topic of the month: Neurology Today story about a wearable EEG device 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. Chafic Karam about his Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation paper on vasculitis neuropathy following exposure to minocycline. Dr. Ilena George is reading our e-Pearl of the week about primary progressive aphasia. Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Jacqueline French about a Neurology Today story on the topic of a wearable EEG device. DISCLOSURES: 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. Karam serves as Deputy Editor for Neurology Write Click; served on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section; received speaker honoraria from Nufactor, Inc.; received consulting honoraria from Lundbeck Inc.Dr. George serves on the editorial team for the Neurology Resident and Fellow Section.Dr. French is a consultant for Acorda Therapeutics, Anavex, Brabant Pharma, Bio-Pharm Solutions, Eisai Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, GW Pharma, Impax, Johnson and Johnson, Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Neusentis, Novartis, Pfizer Inc, Sage, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., SK Life Sciences, Supernus, Takeda, UCB Pharma, Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., Ultragenyx, Vertex, Zogenix, and Zynerba, all consulting was on behalf of the Epilepsy Study Consortium, and fees are paid to the consortium and New York University receives salary support from the consortium; serves as Associate Editor for Epilepsia; serves as an Editorial board member for Lancet Neurology, Neurology Today and Epilepsy Currents; research support from Acorda Therapeutics, Alexza, LCGH, Eisai Inc., Lundbeck Inc, Pfizer Inc, SK Life Sciences, UCB Pharma, Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Vertex, NIH, and the Epilepsy Foundation.NO CME WILL BE OFFERED THIS WEEK.