Mar 7, 2016
1) Transient ischemic attack service provision: A review of available service models2) What's Trending: Mediterranean diet and brain structure in a multiethnic elderly cohort3) Topic of the month: Pediatric multiple sclerosis 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. Bryan Eckerle interviews Dr. Anna Ranta about her paper on transient ischemic attacks as predictors of high risk for subsequent strokes. Dr. Ted Burns is interviewing Dr. Yian Gu for our “What's Trending” feature of the week about his paper on the Mediterranean diet and brain structure in a multiethnic elderly cohort. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Nick Brenton interviews Dr. Daniela Pohl about the topic of disease-modifying therapy management in pediatric multiple sclerosis. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Ranta receives research support from the New Zealand Health Research Council.Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology; and has received research support for consulting activities with UCB, CSL Behring, Walgreens and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Dr. Pohl received funding for travel from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Bayer Schering Pharma, ENS, Merck Serono, Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Center, LACTRIMS and National Multiple Sclerosis Society; received speaker honoraria from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Bayer Schering Pharma, Merck Serono and Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Center; serves on the scientific advisory board for Biogen Idec and Merck Serono.