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Oct 9, 2017

Show description/summary:1) Quality improvement in neurology: Stroke and stroke rehabilitation quality measurement set update2) Neurology Today® paper on Parkinson disease and autoimmunityIn the first segment, Dr. Dan Ackerman talks with Dr. Gene Latorre about his paper on the updated quality measurement set for stroke and stroke rehabilitation. In the second part of the podcast, Dr. Alberto Espay focuses his interview with Dr. David Sulzer on Parkinson disease and autoimmunity. Disclosures can be found at 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.All other participants report no disclosures.