Aug 24, 2015
1) Migraine and risk of stroke in older adults and 2) Topic of the month: Plenary sessions AAN Meeting April 2015. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Teshamae Monteith about her paper on migraine and risk of stroke in older adults. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about neurosyphilis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Keith Josephs about his Frontiers in Neuroscience Lecture at the AAN Meeting about the topic of antemortem signatures of neurodegenerative proteinopathies. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Southerland, Monteith, Numis, Espay and Josephs.Dr. Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology®; serves as Clinical Research Advisor for Totier Technologies, Inc.Dr. Monteith serves as an editorial advisory board member for Neurology Now; and receives research support from the NIH.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Espay serves as an Associate Editor of Movement Disorders, Frontiers in Movement Disorders and Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders; serves as an editorial board member of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders and The European Neurological Journal; receives royalties for publications of books from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and from Cambridge University Press; serves on the scientific advisory board for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie), Chelsea Therapeutics, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Impax Pharmaceuticals, Merz, Pfizer Inc, Solstice Neurosciences, LLC, Eli Lilly and Company, US WorldMeds; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie); serves on the speakers' bureaus of UCB, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorders Society; receives research support from CleveMed/Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Michael J. Fox Foundation and the NIH.