Neurology 2014-10 - Neurology Alert - Oct 01, 2014

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the neurologist.

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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
Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology and Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical College
Neurologist-in-Chief
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
Norman Latov, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience,
Weill Cornell Medical College

Alexander Shtilbans, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
Weill Cornell Medical College

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

Subjects:

  • Is it Possible to Have Idiopathic Epilepsy Without Seizures?
  • How Best to Do the ‘Jolly’ Test
  • Brain Natriuretic Peptide – A
  • Biomarker for Cognitive Decline?
  • Therapeutic Target for DBS for Dystonia
  • Targeting Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide in Attempts to Prevent Migraine Headaches
  • Stroke Alert

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 Procter & Gamble. 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 Dara Jamieson, MDMichael Rubin, MD, Alexander Shtilbans, MD, and Padmaja Kandula, MD report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Author Norman Latov, MD, PhD reports that he receives grant/research support from Grifols; is a retained consultant for CSL Behring and Baxter; and owns stock in Therapath LLC.

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