Jun 9, 2014
1) Abnormal thalamic function in patients with vestibular migraine and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-infectious diseases. 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. Joanna Jen interviews Dr. Gioacchino Tedeschi about his paper on abnormal thalamic function in patients with vestibular migraine. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Chenjie Xia interviews Dr. Karen Roos about neurology and infectious diseases: Lyme disease. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Jen, Tedeschi, Numis and Roos.Dr. Jen serves as a Section Editor for Experimental Brain Research; serves as an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Neuro-otology; receives research support from the FDA.Dr. Tedeschi receives speaker honoraria from Novartis, Schwarz Pharma AG, UCB, Lundbeck Inc., GlaxoSmithKline and AbbVie.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Roos receives royalties for five published books.