Mar 9, 2015
1) PARK 10 locus being a major locus for sporadic, neuropathologically-confirmed Parkinson disease and 2) Topic of the month: Stroke in systemic disease. 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. Michelle Fullard interviews Dr. Jeffrey Vance about his paper on the PARK 10 locus being a major locus for sporadic, neuropathologically-confirmed Parkinson disease. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about a mnemonic for the clinical manifestations of CADASIL. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Michelle Johansen interviews Dr. Kevin Barrett about the topic of stroke in the setting of Renal disease. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Vance, Addington, Johansen and Barrett.Dr. Vance serves as an editorial board member of American Journal of Neurodegenerative Diseases; speaker honoraria from Movement Disorders Society, Society of Neuroscience, Hussman Foundation, travel reimbursement for NIH for meeting on Parkinson Disease and NIH for study section; has patents for method of detecting Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2A, TRPC6 involved in glomerulonephritis and methods for identifying an individual at increased risk of developing coronary artery disease; receives research support from NIH; receives royalties for invention from Duke University.Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Johansen serves as a scientific advisory member of Stroke and as a contributor to Blogging Stroke.Dr. Kevin Barrett serves as an Associate Editor of Neurohospitalist; serves as an editorial board member of Neurology; and receives research support from the NIH.