Neurology 2013-12 - Neurology Alert - Dec 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
Padmaja Kandula, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Comprehensive
Epilepsy Center, Weill Cornell Medical College

Andrew Goldfine, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College
Matthew E. Fink, MD,
Professor and Chairman,
Department of Neurology,
Weill Cornell Medical College,
and Neurologist-in-Chief,
New York Presbyterian Hospital

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

Joseph Safdieh, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
Weill Cornell Medical College

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

Subjects:

  • What Is Our Current Understanding of Epilepsy Prognosis?
  • Sometimes Coma Is Not a Coma
  • Does Dietary Nicotine Protect Against Parkinson's Disease?
  • MR-Perfusion Patterns of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy Lesions Affect the Risk of Developing IRIS
  • Expanding the Myasthenic Phenotype

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.

Authors Padmaja Kandula, MD, Andrew Goldfine, MD, Joseph Safdieh, MD and Michael Rubin, MD report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Author Claire Henchcliffe, MD reports she is on the speakers bureau and advisory board for Allergan and Teva; speakers bureau for Boehringer-Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, and Novartis; advisory board for Merz; and is a consultant for Gerson Lehman Group and Guidepoint Global