Oct 3, 2016
1) Anti-LGI1 encephalitis: Clinical syndrome and long-term follow-up2) What's Trending: Interview with Ben Utecht about his recently published book titled: Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Away: A Love Letter to My Family3) Topic of the month: Neurology Today story about NEJM published paper on thymectomy for patients with myasthenia gravisThis 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. Lara Marcuse interviews Dr. Maarten Titulaer about his paper on the clinical features and long-term follow-up of anti-LGI1 encephalitis. Dr. Ted Burns is interviewing Mr. Ben Utecht for our “What's Trending” feature of the week about his recently published book titled: “Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Away: A Love Letter to My Family.” In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Gil Wolfe about a Neurology Today story on the topic of thymectomy for patients with myasthenia gravis.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Titulaer serves on the scientific advisory board for MedImmune; serves as an editorial board member for Neurology®: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation; received funding for travel from Sun Pharma; receives research support from Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, Dutch Epilepsy Foundations and ErasmusMC fellowship.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.Mr. Ben Utecht receives honoraria from the American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation, Spokesperson Agreement.Dr. Wolfe serves as an Associate Editor of Muscle and Nerve; serves on the scientific advisory board for Grifols, Baxalta, Argen X and UCB; receives honoraria for serving on the speakers' bureau of Grifols and Baxalta; receives research support from CSL Behring.