Oct 19, 2015
1) Neurology® Genetics: Phenotypic and molecular analyses of primary lateral sclerosis and 2) Topic of the month: Neurology Today: Recent Publications. This 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. Elliot Dimberg interviews Dr. Hitoshi Mitsumoto about his Neurology: Genetics paper on the phenotypic and molecular analyses of primary lateral sclerosis. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related inflammation. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Steve Ringel about a Neurology Today story on the topic of systemic exertion intolerance disease. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Dimberg, Mitsumoto, Numis, Burns and Ringel.Dr. Dimberg serves as an editorial board member of Nerve and Muscle Junction Podcast.Dr. Mitsumoto is a consultant for Biogen Idec; receives research support from Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Sanofi-aventis, Biogen Idec and the NIH.Dr. Numis 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.Dr. Ringel serves as editor of Neurology Today.NO CME WILL BE OFFERED THIS WEEK.