Neurology 1108 - Neurology Alert - Aug 01, 2007

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the neurologist.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

Editor
Matthew Fink, MD
Vice Chairman
Professor of Clinical Neurology
Weill Medical College
Chief of Division of Stroke
and Critical Care Neurology
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Peer Reviewer
M. Flint Beal, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology
Cornell University Medical College
New York, NY

Assistant Editors
John J. Caronna, MD
Vice-Chairman
Department of Neurology
Cornell University Medical Center;
Professor of Clinical Neurology
NewYork Presbyterian Hospital

Claire Henchcliffe, MD, DPhil
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Weill Medical College
Cornell University

Michael Rubin, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurology
NewYork Presbyterian Hospital
Cornell Campus

Author
Susan Gauthier, DO
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Subjects:

  • Oscillopsia of Dandy Revisited
  • Does the Natural History of Childhood Onset MS Differ from Adult Onset?
  • How Accurate is Non-Invasive Testing to Diagnose Intracranial Arterial Stenosis?
  • Gene Therapy for Parkinson's Disease: The Next Generation of Therapy?
  • EMG for Sacral Plexopathy
  • Biomarkers in the CSF and Blood as Predictors of Alzheimer's Dementia — Are They Ready for Clinical Use?

Objectives:

  • Present current scientific data regarding diagnosis and treatment of neurologic disease, including stroke, Alzheimer?s disease, transient ischemic attack, and coma
  • Discuss the pathogenesis and treatment of pain
  • Present basic science lessons in brain function
  • Discuss information regarding new drugs for commonly diagnosed diseases and new uses for traditional drugs
  • Discuss nonclinical issues of importance to neurologists, such as the right to die and the physician?s legal obligation to patients with terminal illness

Financial Disclosure:

Neurology Alert's physician editor, Matthew Fink, MD, reports no consultant, stockholder, speaker's bureau, research, or other relationships related to this field of study. Peer reviewer M. Flint Beal, MD, reports no consultant, stockholder, speaker's bureau, research, or other financial relationship with any company having ties to this field of study. Assistant editors John J. Caronna, MD and Claire Henchcliffe, MD, DPhil and author Susan Gauthier, DO report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Assistant editor Michael Rubin, MD is on the speaker's bureau for Athena Diagnostics, and does research for Pfizer and Merck.

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