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Nov 7, 2016

1) Progression of brain atrophy in PSP and CBS over six months and one year2) What's Trending: Interview with Mike Amery about Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate repeal and the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act 3) Topic of the month: How to examine and approach movement disordersThis 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. John Morgan interviews Dr. Adam Boxer about his paper about on progression of brain atrophy in progressive supranuclear palsy and corticobasal syndrome. Dr. Ted Burns is interviewing Mike Amery for our “What's Trending” feature of the week about Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate repeal and the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Rodger Elble on the topic of “how to approach” tremor disorders.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Morgan is a consultant for Impax, Lundbeck Inc., National Parkinson Foundation, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., and Veloxis; serves on the speakers' bureau of Impax and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; received compensation for review of medical records and expert witness testimony in multiple cases of litigation involving neurologic co; receives research support from National Parkinson Foundation, Parkinson's Outcome Project Grant and the NIH.Dr. Boxer serves on the scientific advisory board for Alector, Asceneuron and Delos; received funding for travel from the International Society for CNS Clinical Trials Methodology, the Movement Disorders Society, the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration, Fidelity Biosciences Research Institute and the Tau Consortium; is a consultant for Abbvie, Ionis, Janssen and Merck Serono; holds stock options in Alector and Delos; receives research support from Avid, Biogen Idec, BMS, C2N, Cortice, Forum, Genentech, Inc., Janssen, Pfizer Inc, Eli Lilly and Company, Roche, TauRx, The Tau Research Consortium, the Bluefield Project, Corticobasal Degeneration Solutions, the Alzheimer's Association and the NIH.Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with UCB, CSL Behring, Walgreens and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Dr. Amery is employed as Legislative Counsel for the American Academy of Neurology.Dr. Espay serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders; serves as an editorial board member of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders and The European Neurological Journal; serves on the scientific advisory board for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie), Chelsea Therapeutics International, Ltd., Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Impax, Merz Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Pfizer Inc, Solstice Neurosciences, Eli Lilly and Company, ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and USWorldMeds; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics International, Ltd., Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie), ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cynapsus and Lundbeck, Inc; receives royalties for publications of books from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and Cambridge University Press; serves on the speakers' bureau of UCB, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., American Academy of Neurology and Movement Disorders Society; receives research support from the CleveMed/Great Lake Neurotechnilogies, Michael J. Fox Foundation and the NIH.Dr. Elble receives research support from GlaxoSmithKline, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Phytopharm, Pfizer Inc, Ortho-McNeil, Spastic Paralysis Research Foundation of Kiwanis International, Illinois-Eastern Iowa District and the NIH.