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Feb 28, 2011

1) Brain death and the courts and 2) Topic of the month: Sports neurology. 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. Dan Larriviere interviews Ms Agnes Schipper about her paper on brain death and the courts. In the next segment, Dr. Jennifer Fugate is reading our e-Pearl of the week about junctional scotoma. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Howard Goodkin interviews Dr. Jeff Kutcher about second impact syndrome and RTP. Over the subsequent four weeks, Dr. Goodkin will interview Dr. Kutcher about concussions. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Larriviere, Fugate and Goodkin.Dr. Larriviere serves as a consultant for Allergan, Inc.; and serves on the editorial board of Neurology Today.Dr. Fugate serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Goodkin serves on the scientific board for Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance and CURE; serves on the editorial board for Neurology and Surgical Neurology International; receives royalties from the publication of the book The choking game and other strangulation activities in children and adolescents; and is funded by NIH grants [R01 NS067439 PI and R01 NS48413 PI].