Neurology Alert (Vol. 36, No. 3) - November 1, 2016

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Release date: November 2016

Valid through: November 2019

Target Audience

This activity is intended for the neurologist.


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  • Outcomes in Patients Treated
    with Therapeutic Hypothermia
    After In-hospital Cardiac Arrest
  • Statins Associated with Lower Parkinson’s Risk in Diabetics


  • 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

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  • Maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits


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Faculty Listing


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


Halinder S. Mangat, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College


Alexander E. Merkler, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College


Peter B. Forgacs, MD, Instructor in Neuroscience and Neurology, Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute and Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College; Instructor in Clinical Investigation, The Rockefeller University, New York


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



Medical Editor: Matthew E. Fink, MD, Louis and Gertrude Feil Professor in Clinical Neurology, Chairman, Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College, Neurologist-in-Chief, New York Presbyterian Hospital

AHC Media Executive Editor: Leslie G. Coplin

Managing Editor: Jonathan Springston


Financial Disclosure

Author Claire Henchcliffe, MD, PhD, reports she is on the speakers bureau and advisory boards for Teva, IMPAX, and ACADIA; is on the advisory board for U.S. World Meds; and is a consultant for Cynapsus and Pfizer.


Authors Michael Rubin, MD, Halinder S. Mangat, MD; Alexander E. Merkler, MD, and Peter B. Forgacs, MD report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Neurology Alert's editor in chief, Matthew E. Fink, MD reports he is a retained consultant for Procter & Gamble and Pfizer. Peer reviewer M. Flint Beal, MD; executive editor Leslie Coplin; and associate managing editor Jonathan Springston report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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