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Jan 11, 2011

Repeat brain death examinations and 2) Topic of the month: Interviews with Dr. Oliver Sacks. 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. Brett Kissela interviews Dr. Dana Lustbader about her paper on repeat brain death examinations. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about unilateral photophobia or phonophobia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Oliver Sacks about prosopagnosia and the fusiform gyrus for our Lesson of the Week. Over the next subsequent two weeks, we will continue to discuss other interesting topics with Dr. Oliver Sacks. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Kissela, Lustbader Fugate and Burns.Dr. Kissela served on the scientific advisory board for Allergan, Inc in 2009; served as a consultant for Allergan for 2-day meeting in 2009; received honoraria from CME program and unrestricted educational grants; received research support from the NIH [R01 NS 30678], [N01 NS 081588], [1Ul1 RR026314] and received compensation for reviewing records for several medical/legal cases regarding stroke.Dr. Lustbader is a consultant for the American Board of Internal Medicine and serves on the Test Writing Committee for Palliative Medicine.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section.