Sep 7, 2015
1) Pathogenic effects of antibodies on gut and brain neurons in anti-DPPX encephalitis and 2) Topic of the month: Updates in tele-neurology. 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. Michelle Fullard interviews Dr. Johannes Piepgras about his paper on pathogenic effects of antibodies on gut and brain neurons in anti-DPPX encephalitis. Dr. Ted Burns is interviewing Morgan Sorenson for our "What's Trending" feature of the week about twitter handles. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Kevin Barrett about the topic of teleneurology (non-stroke applications). The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Sorenson, Southerland and Barrett.Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Morgan Sorenson is Managing Editor, Neurology® Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation.Dr. Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology®; serves as Clinical Research Advisor for Totier Technologies, Inc.Dr. Kevin Barrett serves as an Associate Editor of Neurohospitalist; serves as an editorial board member of Neurology; and receives research support from the NIH.