Summary: The Neurology Minute podcast delivers a brief daily summary of what you need to know in the field of neurology, the latest science focused on the brain, and timely topics explored by leading neurologists and neuroscientists. From the American Academy of Neurology and hosted by Stacey Clardy, MD, PhD, FAAN, with contributions by experts from the Neurology journals, Neurology Today, Continuum, and more.
Dr. Ivan Sanchez Fernandez discusses the main points from his paper on meta-analysis and cost-effectiveness of second-line antiepileptic drugs for status epilepticus.
Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses the main points on his paper on measles in 2019. "Measles in 2019--Going Backward" can be found in the New England Journal of Medicine here: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1905099.
Dr. Jason Crowell discusses STEP therapy and recent advocacy efforts by the AAN at Neurology on the Hill. Read the AAN Capitol Hill Report from April 22nd for more: https://www.aan.com/policy-and-guidelines/advocacy/capitol-hill-report/.
Dr. David Lapides discusses cerebrospinal fluid analysis in the diagnosis of autoimmune encephalitis.
Dr. Jonathan Graff-Radford, guest editor of the February 2019 Continuum Dementia issue, discusses posterior cortical atrophy. To learn more, read the article "Posterior cortical atrophy" by Dr. Jonathan M. Schott and Dr. Sebastian J. Crutch in that issue.
Dr. Tamara Pringsheim discusses guideline recommendations on assessment and management of tics in people with Tourette's Syndrome and chronic tic disorders.
New York Times staff writer Pam Belluck discusses the WHO and regulation on human gene editing. Read her March 19, 2019, article here: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/19/health/who-panel-demands-a-registry-for-human-gene-editing.html.
Dr. Jason Crowell discusses skyrocketing costs of a drug used for treatment with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.
Dr. Rae Bacharach discusses trends in medical clerkships in neurology.
Dr. Jonathan Graff-Radford, guest editor of the February 2019 Continuum Dementia issue, discusses early-onset Alzheimer Disease. To learn more, read the article "Early-onset Alzheimer Disease and Its Variants" by Dr. Mario F. Mendez in that issue.
Dr. Jenny Linnoila discusses the main takeaways from her podcast interview and paper on a mouse model of anti-NMDA receptor post-herpes simplex encephalitis.
Pam Belluck of the New York Times discusses He Jiankui, gene editing and CRISPR. Read one of the articles on the issue here: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/14/health/gene-editing-babies.html
Dr. Rae Bacharach discusses two new, disease-modifying therapies for use in multiple sclerosis.
Dr. Gregory Day discusses the recognition of transient epileptic amnesia. To learn more, read Dr. Day’s article, “Reversible Dementias,” in the February 2019 Dementia issue of Continuum.
Dr. Brigid Waldron-Perrine talks about the Montreal Cognitive Assessment as a screening tool.