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Jul 29, 2013

1) Evidence-based guideline: Treatment of tardive syndromes and 2) Topic of the month: AAN Plenary Sessions. 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. Jeff Waugh interviews Drs. Roongroj Bhidayasiri and Gary Gronseth about the AAN evidence-based guideline on treatment of tardive syndromes. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about CTA spot sign. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Marsel Mesulam about his H. Houston Merritt Lecture on the selective cognitive impairments and distinct neuropathological entities of the primary progressive aphasias. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Bhidayasiri, Gronseth, Strowd, Espay and Mesulam.Dr. Bhidayasiri served as Editor-in-Chief for The Thai Journal of Neurology; serves on the scientific advisory board for Ministry of Public Heath, Thailand and Excellence Network; serves as Director of Chulalongkorn Center of Excellence on Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders, Thai Red Cross Society; received funding for trips from BL Hua, GlaxoSmithKline, Medtronic, Inc., Roche; serves on the speakers' bureau of Abbott, BL Hua, Boehringer-Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, Medtronic, Inc., Novartis, Roche; receives royalties from the publication of the books Neurological Differential diagnosis, International Neurology, Movement Disorders: A video atlas; receives research support from Abbott, Immunocal Thailand, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, Thailand Research Fund and Thai Red Cross Society.Dr. Gronseth serves on the editorial board of Neurology Now and receives research support from the American Academy of Neurology.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay is supported by the K23 career development award (NIMH, 1K23MH092735); has received grant support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Davis Phinney Foundation, and Michael J Fox Foundation; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics; serves on the scientific advisory boards for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Abbott (now Abbie), Chelsea Therapeutics, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Solstice Neurosciences, and Eli Lilly and Company, USWorldMeds; serves as Assistant Editor of Movement Disorders and on the editorial boards of The European Neurological Journal and Frontiers in Movement Disorders; serves on the speakers' bureaus of Novartis, UCB, TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorder Society and receives royalties from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and Cambridge University Press.Dr. Mesulam serves on the scientific advisory board for Cure Alzheimer Fund and Association on Frontotemporal Dementia; serves as an editorial board member of Brain, Annals of Neurology, Human Brain Mapping, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience; receives royalties from the publication of the book Principles of Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology and receives research support from the NIH.