Mar 3, 2014
1) Clinical characteristics and outcome of brain abscess and 2) Topic of the month: Mitochondrial disorders. 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. Bryan Cupka interviews Dr. Matthijs Brouwer about his paper on clinical characteristics and outcome of brain abscess. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about angioedema after tPA. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Maria Farrugia interviews Dr. Grainne Gorman about the fundamental principles of mitochondrial disorders. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Brouwer, Strowd and Gorman.Dr. Brouwer receives research support from the Dutch Scientific Organization; received research support from the European Federation of Neurological Sciences and European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Gorman receives research support from the UK NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Aging and Age-related disease, Research Fellow, awarded to the Newcastle upon Tyne Trust Foundation Hospitals NHS Trust.