Nov 27, 2017
1) Midlife systemic inflammatory markers are associated with late-life brain volume: The ARIC study2) What’s Trending: Neurology paper on breast feeding, ovulatory years, and risk of multiple sclerosisThis podcast begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the November 28, 2017 issue of Neurology In the first segment, Dr. Jeff Burns talks with Dr. Keenan Walker about his paper on the association between systemic inflammation and brain volume over time. For our What’s Trending segment, Dr. Stacey Clardy focuses her interview with Dr. Annette Langer-Gould about her recent Neurology article on breast feeding, ovulatory years, and risk of multiple sclerosis.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Burns has served on the DSMB for NIH-funded trials (non-profit entities); serves on the editorial board for Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; has consulted for Grifols, USA; has served on Eli Lilly Amyvid Speaker's Bureau; and has received research support from Eli Lilly, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Toyama Chemical Company, Merck, Biogen, AbbVie, Novartis, vTv Therapeutics, Janssen, and NIH (R01AG058557, R01AG053312, R01AG034614, R01AG03367, R01AG043962, P30AG035982, U10NS077356, UL1TR000001)Dr. Walker has received research support from the National Institute of Aging (AG027668, postdoc fellow, 2016-17).Dr. Clardy has received research support from Western Institute for Biomedical Research (WIBR).Dr. Langer-Gould has received research support from Biogen, Roche, NIH, PCORI, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.