Oct 17, 2016
1) Calcium supplementation and risk of dementia in women with cerebrovascular disease2) e-Pearl topic: MGMT promoter methylation in glioblastoma3) Topic of the month: Neurology Today story on a new brain map identifying previously unidentified brain areas and what it means for neurologyThis 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. Jeff Burns interviews Dr. Silke Kern about her paper on whether calcium supplementation was associated with the development of dementia in women with cerebrovascular disease. Dr. Sarah Wesley is reading our e-Pearl of the week about MGMT promoter methylation in glioblastoma. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Matthew Glasser about a Neurology Today story on the topic about a new brain map identifying previously unidentified brain areas and what it means for neurology.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Jeff Burns serves on the editorial board for Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; receives royalties for the publications of Early diagnosis and treatment of mild cognitive impairment and Dementia: An atlas of investigation and diagnosis; is a consultant for PRA International and receives research support from the NIH, Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Elan, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Wyeth, Pfizer Inc, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Danone, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Merck Serono and for clinical trials.Dr. Kern serves as Associate Editor for Journal of Alzheimer`s disease.Dr. Wesley serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. 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.