Neurology 1605 - Neurology Alert - May 01, 2012

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the neurologist.


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Physician 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

Executive Editor
Leslie Coplin

Managing Editor
Neill Kimball

Peer Reviewer
M. Flint Beal, MD
Professor and Chairman,
Department of Neurology and Neuroscience

Assistant Editors
Padmaja Kandula, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience
Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Weill Cornell Medical College

Michael Rubin, MD, FRCP(C)

Professor of Clinical Neurology;
Specialty area, Neuromuscular Disorders


Elayna Rubens, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Steven Karceski, MD
Cornell Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Weill Cornell Medical College

Michael Lin, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosciences
Weill Cornell Medical College

Matthew E. Fink, MD
Interim Chair and Neurologist-in-Chief
Department of Neurology and Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical College


  • How Useful Is EEG in Determining Prognosis After Global Brain Hypoxia/Ischemia?
  • The Future of Prehospital Treatment of Convulsive Status Epilepticus
  • Seizures and Alzheimer's Disease
  • Peripheral Neuropathy in Late-onset Krabbe Disease
  • Medical Therapy for Alzheimer's Disease
  • Stroke Alert: A Review of Current Clinical Stroke Literature


  • 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 editor in chief, Matthew Fink, MD, is a retained consultant for MAQUET. Assistant editors Padmaja Kandula, MD, Michael Rubin, MD, FRCP(C), authors Elayna Rubens, MD, Steven Karceski, MD, Michael Lin, MD, PhD, Matthew E. Fink, MD, peer reviewer M. Flint Beal, MD; executive editor Leslie Coplin; and managing editor Neill Kimball report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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