Feb 11, 2019
1.Quality of Life Outcomes in Patients Presenting for Evaluation of Central Nervous System Tumors 2. [What’s Trending]: 'Landmark study’ shows brain cells revamp their DNA, perhaps sparking Alzheimer’s disease. In the first segment, Dr. Ted Burns talks with Dr. Irene Katzan about her paper on quality of life outcomes in patients presenting for evaluation of central nervous system tumors. In the second part of the podcast, Dr. Jeff Burns focuses his interview with Dr. Jerold Chun on a 'Landmark study’ showing brain cells revamp their DNA, perhaps sparking Alzheimer’s disease.Dr. Ted Burns has served on scientific advisory boards for Argenx, Momenta, received travel funding or speaker honoraria from Argenx, Alexion and received support for consulting activities from UCB Pharma, CSL Behring, Momenta, Argenx. Dr. Irene Katzan has served on editorial boards for Stroke (American Stroke Association), 2014-present Editorial Board - Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality & Outcomes (American Heart Association) 2013 – present. Dr. Irene Katzan has received research from one commercial entity including Novartis Pharmaceuticals and received research support from the following government entity: Ohio Department of Health - Physician Lead for the Ohio Paul Coverdell Stroke Registry, 2007-2020. Dr. Burns has served on the DSMB for NIH-funded trials (non-profit entities); serves on the editorial board for Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; has consulted for Grifols, USA; has served on Eli Lilly Amyvid Speaker's Bureau; and has received research support from Eli Lilly, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Toyama Chemical Company, Merck, Biogen, AbbVie, Novartis, vTv Therapeutics, Janssen, and NIH (R01AG058557, R01AG053312, R01AG034614, R01AG03367, R01AG043962, P30AG035982, U10NS077356, UL1TR000001).Dr. Jerold Chun reports no disclosures.