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Nov 16, 2010

Hallucinations and sleep disorders and 2) Topic of the month: Neuro-muscular disease. 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. Scott Kohler interviews Drs. Christopher Goetz and Glenn Stebbins about their paper on hallucinations and sleep disorders in PD. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about mimics of Guillain-Barre syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Beau Bruce interviews Dr. Gil Wolfe for the next part of our discussion on treatments for myasthenia gravis for our Lesson of the Week. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Goetz, Stebbins, and Overman. Dr. Goetz serves on a scientific advisory board for the Parkinson's Disease Foundation; served as Editor-in-Chief of Movement Disorders; receives royalties from the publication of Textbook of Clinical Neurology, 3rd edition (Saunders, 2007) and Jean-Martin Charcot: Constructing Neurology (Oxford University Press, 1995); has served as a consultant for Asubio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, IMPAX Laboratories, Inc., i3 Research, Ingenix, Neurim Pharmaceuticals, Novartis, Osmotica Pharmaceutical Corp., Oxford BioMedica Plc, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., United Biosource Corporation and UCB; receives research support from Boehringer Ingelheim, Ceregene, Merck Serono, Santhera Pharmaceuticals, the NIH (U01NS043127-09 [Consultant], U01NS043127-09 [Consultant], 1K23 NS060949-02 [Mentor], and 5K23 NS052487-05 [Mentor]), and the Michael J Fox Foundation; and directs the Rush Parkinson's Disease Research Center, which receives support from the Parkinson's Disease Foundation. Dr. Stebbins has served/serves on the editorial boards of Movement Disorders and the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology; and receives research support from the NIH (NIA AG09466 [Co-PI] and NINDS N057514 [Coinvestigator]), the American Cancer Society, the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research, and the Fragile-X Foundation.Dr. Overman serves as Deputy Editor on the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section editorial team and the Neurology® Podcast Committee.