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Mar 2, 2010

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. Andrea Pace about his paper on cisplatin neuropathy. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about atrophy in MuSK-antibody positive myasthenia gravis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Joanna Jen for our Lesson of the Week about benign paroxysmal positional vertigo vs. posterior circulation stroke. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Pace, Burns and Espay. Dr. Pace has received speaker honoraria from Schering-Plough Corp. and Italfarmaco.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Espay received has personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.