Neurology 2013-10 - Neurology Alert - Oct 01, 2013

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 Listing:

Physician Editor
Matthew Fink, MD
Interim Chair and Neurologist-in-Chief
Department of Neurology and Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York Presbyterian Hospital

Executive Editor
Leslie Coplin

Managing Editor
Neill Kimball

Peer Reviewer
M. Flint Beal, MD
Anne Parrish Titzel Professor
Department of Neurology and Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical Center

Assistant Editors
Michael Rubin, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor of Clinical Neurology;
Specialty area, Neuromuscular Disorders
Weill Cornell Medical College

Claire Henchcliffe, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical College

Dara Jamieson, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Alan Z. Segal, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Authors
Richard S. Isaacson, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology (Education),
Weill Cornell Medical College

Michael T. Lin, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosciences,
Weill Cornell Medical College

Jai S. Perumal, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
Weill Cornell Medical College

Claire Henchcliffe, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience,
Weill Cornell Medical College

Michael Rubin, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurology,
Weill Cornell Medical College

Subjects:

  • What are the Causes of Late-Life Cognitive Decline?
  • Hypertension in the Elderly May Be Associated with Progressive Brain Atrophy
  • Relevance of Aquaporin 4 Antibodies in Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis
  • Dietary Association with Phenoconversion in Huntington’s Disease Carriers
  • Guillain-Barré in Children
  • Stroke Alert: A Review of Current Clinical Stroke Literature

Objectives:

  • Discuss current scientific data regarding the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disease
  • Discuss the pathogenesis and treatment of pain
  • Describe the basic science of brain function
  • Discuss new information regarding new drugs for commonly diagnosed neurological conditions

Financial Disclosure:

Neurology Alert's editor in chief, Matthew Fink, MD, is a retained consultant for MAQUET. 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.

Aurthors Michael T. Lin, MD and Michael Rubin, MD report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Richard S. Isaacson, MD reports that he is a scientific advisor/consultant for Novartis and Accera. Jai S. Perumal, MD is a consultant for Biogen Idec and Genzyme, and is on the speakers bureau for Teva and Biogen Idec. Claire Henchcliffe, MD reports she is on the speakers bureau and advisory board for Allergan and Teva; speakers bureau for Boehringer-Ingelheim, GlaxoSmitKline, and Novartis; advisory board for Merz; and is a consultant for Gerson Lehman Group and Guidepoint Global.