Oct 7, 2013
1) Cognitive speed of processing training in Parkinson disease and 2) Topic of the month: Multiple sclerosis therapy and treatment. 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. Binit Shah interviews Dr. Jerri Edwards about her paper on cognitive speed of processing training in Parkinson disease. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about stiff person syndrome. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Mark Keegan interviews Dr. Jeffrey Cohen about fingolimod therapy for multiple sclerosis. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Edwards, Numis, Keegan, and Cohen.Dr. Edwards receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Keegan serves as Chief Editor of eMedicine and receives research support from Terumo BCT.Dr. Cohen received consulting fees from Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; receives royalties from the publication of the book Multiple Sclerosis Therapeutics, 4th edition; received research support from the Department of Defense and the NIH.