Oct 16, 2017
Show description/summary:1) Qualitative study of burnout, career satisfaction, and well-being among US neurologists in 20162) What’s Trending: gene editing in human embryosThis podcast begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the October 17, 2017, issue of Neurology. In the first segment, Dr. Pearce Korb talks with Dr. Janis Miyasaki about her paper on burnout, career satisfaction and well-being among US neurologists. In the second part of the podcast, Dr. Jason Crowell focuses his interview with Dr. Shoukhrat Mitalipov on gene editing in human embryos for correction of a pathogenic mutation.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Miyasaki has received honoraria from Davis Phinny Foundation, Sunovion, and NINDS; receives publishing royalties from “Up to Date: Psychogenic Movement Disorders;” has consulted for Cynapsus and GE; has served on a scientific advisory board for Parkinson Society Canada; and has received research support from Allergan, PCORI, and Parkinson Alberta.Dr. Mitalipov holds patents for Primate Totipotent and Pluripotent Stem Cells Produced by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (U.S. patent No. 7,972,849), Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Produced by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (U.S. Patent No. 9,546,383), and Methods for Mitochondrial DNA Replacement in Oocytes (U.S. Patent No. 9434921); has patents pending for Metabolic rescue in pluripotent cells from subjects with mitochondrial DNA disease (Application Number: 62192358), Generation of human oocytes by polar body transfer” (Application 62/419,638), and Mitochondrial Replacement in Human Oocytes Carrying Pathogenic Mitochondrial DNA Mutations (Application 62427546); has consulted for Flagship VentureLabs; and has received research support from NIH/NIA, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, and Foundation Leducq.Dr. Korb and Dr. Crowell report no disclosures.