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Nov 5, 2018

1. Featured Article Use of newer disease-modifying therapies in pediatric multiple sclerosis in the US 2. [What’s Trending]: Acute flaccid myelitis In the first segment, Dr. Nick Brenton talks with Dr. Kristen Krysko about her paper on therapies for pediatric multiple sclerosis. In the second part of the podcast, Dr. Stacey Clardy focuses her interview with Dr. Kenneth Tyler on acute flaccid myelitis. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Nick Brenton does not report any disclosures.Dr. Kristen Krysko received fellowship support from he National Multiple Sclerosis Society.Dr. Clardy has received research support from Western Institute for Biomedical Research (WIBR). Dr. Tyler serves as an Associate Editor for Journal of Neurovirology and Neurology Today; serves as an editorial board member for Annals of Neurology, Apoptosis, JAMA Neurology, Experimental Neurology, Journal of Infectious Disease, Microbial Pathogenesis, Virology, Neurology ALL Current; serves on the scientific advisory board for DNAtrix (DSMB, active), LPath (DSMB)(completed), and PML Consortium (Scientific Advisory Board, completed); is a consultant for Hoffman La Roche; receives royalties from the publication of the books: Handbook of Clinical Neurology and Harrison's Principles & Practices of Internal Medicine; receives research support from Taiga Biotechnologies and the NIH/NIAID, 1R01 NS101208, PI, 2018-2022, Dept. of Veterans Affairs Merit Grant (BX000963, Role: PI, 2017-21), NIH/NINDS, (5R21NS103186, PI, 2017-2019); and serves as Officer (Treasurer) and Member Board of Directors American Neurological Association (ANA)- Uncompensated.