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Jan 23, 2017

1) Relationship between Risk Factor Control and Vascular Events in the SAMMPRIS Trial 2) What's Trending: 2017 AAN Annual Meeting3) Topic of the Month: neuromuscular medicineThis podcast begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the January 24, 2017 issue of Neurology. In the first segment, Dr. Joseph Carrera talks with Dr. Tanya Turan about her paper on risk factor control and vascular events in the SAMMPRIS trial. Dr. Ted Burns talks with Christy Phelps about the 2017 AAN Annual Meeting for our “What's Trending” feature of the week. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns focuses his interview with Dr. Anthony Amato on myositis. Disclosures can be found at Turan serves on a scientific advisory board for Boehringer Ingelheim; serves on blinded Neurological Events Adjudication Committees for Boehringer Ingelheim and W.L. Gore and Associates; is Review Editor for Frontiers in Endovascular and Interventional Neurology and specialty editor of Frontiers in Neurology; serves on editorial boards for World Journal of Neurology, Brain and Behavior, and Annals of Translational Medicine; and received research support from NIH/NINDS K23 award for activities in the SAMMPRIS trial.Dr. 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. Amato serves on medical advisory boards for MedImmune, Amgen, Novartis, DART, Biogen, Acceleron, and DSMB for NIH; is Associate Editor for Neurology and Muscle & Nerve; possesses publishing royalties for Neuromuscular Disease (McGraw-Hill 2016); serves as medical consultant for MedImmune, Amgen, Biogen, Novartis, Acceleron, Analgesic Solutions, Up-to-Date, and Best Doctors; and receives research support from Novartis, Alexion, and Amgen.Christy Phelps serves as Deputy Executive Director for the AAN.Dr. Carrera reports no disclosures.