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Oct 26, 2015

1) Infection, vaccination and childhood arterial ischemic stroke 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. Mark McAllister interviews Dr. Heather Fullerton about her paper on infection, vaccination and childhood arterial ischemic stroke. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about Lafora body disease. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Jim Bernat about his Neurology Today book review about “The Digital Doctor.” The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Fullerton, Numis, Burns and Bernat.Dr. Fullerton serves as an editorial board member of Stroke; serves on a DSMB for the NIH for clinical trials related to sickle cell disease and stroke; and receives research support from American Heart Association Established Investigator Award.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. Bernat serves as an editorial board member of Neurocritical Care, Neurology Today, The Physician's Index for Ethics and Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis and Related Diseases; receives royalties from the publication of the books Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology, Ethical Issues in Neurology, 3rd ed. and Palliative Care in Neurology.